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JONATHAN DROUIN RUMORS

Lightning Injury Update: Killorn out, Drouin in

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Alex Killorn was removed from the lineup not long before the game was supposed to begin on Monday night. As reported by Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Bay Tribune, Killorn took a spill at practice Monday morning. He had some difficulty getting up, and eventually left the ice. In his place, rookie Jonathan Drouin makes his NHL debut.#456427216 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rookie race heats up with Drouin's Lightning debut

The race for NHL rookie of the year just got more interesting. Now, this is precisely the type of hype the Tampa Bay Lightning will be trying to avoid at all costs for a 19-year-old who has yet to play a single regular season game in the NHL. But then that's the kind of the point here: Jonathan Drouin is finally going to make his highly-anticipated NHL debut this week. Probably...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lightning recall Drouin from minors

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled rookie forward Jonathan Drouin from Syracuse of the American Hockey League. The move was announced Sunday. Drouin was sent to Syracuse on a conditioning assignment Thursday after missing the preseason due to a broken right thumb. He had a goal and two assists in two games. The third overall pick in the 2013 draft was one of...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning Recall Jonathan Drouin And Luke Witkowski

TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Jonathan Drouin and defenseman Luke Witkowski from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.  Drouin, who was assigned to Syracuse for conditioning on Thursday, October 16, played in two games with the Crunch this past weekend, recording a goal...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning prospect Jonathan Drouin headed to Syracuse for rehab games

Jonathan Drouin’s NHL debut will have to wait. After Drouin was derailed during training camp with a fractured right thumb, the Lightning assigned their 2013 first-round pick to Syracuse on Thursday to begin a rehab assignment. “It’s not really sending me down,” Drouin said after Thursday morning’s practice with the Lightning. “It’s more getting me ready to come back...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Drouin assigned to Syrcuase for extra work before Lightning debut

TAMPA, Fla. -- Jonathan Drouin's NHL debut must wait longer. Thursday, the Tampa Bay Lightning assigned the promising winger to the American Hockey League's Syracuse Crunch for a maximum of two weeks to allow him to receive more live action after recovering from a slight fracture in his right thumb. He's expected to play for Syracuse on Friday. Drouin, 19, sustained the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Jonathan Drouin to play in AHL after slow recovery

It looks like Tampa Bay Lightning winger Jonathan Drouin's NHL debut will wait even longer than he or the organization had hoped. According to BoltsByTheBay.com, Drouin will be sent to AHL affiliate Syracuse for a few games for conditioning.#182292247 / gettyimages.comDue to his injury (right thumb), Drouin is eligible for an AHL assignment even though he is only 19. Normally...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bolts Drouin still not ready to play

Tampa Bay Lightning rookie Jonathan Drouin is ready for something new, because staying out for extended practices is getting old. “It’s been a while, three and a half weeks now,” Drouin said. “I’m excited for that to be over soon.” Drouin is still awaiting word on he can make his NHL debut. The No. 3 overall pick in 2013 has been out since Sept. 18 with a fractured...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Jonathan Drouin will not be in the lineup tonight

The NHL debut for the third-overall pick in the 2013 draft will have to wait a little longer. According to The Score, Jonathan Drouin and his fractured thumb will be held out of tonight's season opener against the Florida Panthers in Tampa.#181799585 / gettyimages.comTampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper decided that holding the rookie out of tonight's home and season...
Via Sports Injury Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Drouin returns to practice, participates in shooting drills

The Tampa Bay Lightning got some good news today as Jonathan Drouin, the second overall pick in the 2013 entry draft, was at practice. As per Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune, he participated in drills and took full shots, which also implies he did not take any contact. Still, this is very encouraging news.#181799582 / gettyimages.comThis is expected to be Drouin's rookie...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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