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JONATHAN DROUIN RUMORS

One healthy scratch no alarm for Jonathan Drouin's development with Bolts

TAMPA, Fla. -- Young phenoms never come with warning labels. There's no "fragile" in large block letters stamped on their torso and there are no directions to "handle with care" when unwrapping all that promise and placing them in the NHL. Predictably, Jonathan Drouin has been watched with extra attention since the former third overall pick in 2013 made his Tampa Bay Lightning debut...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
October 20, 2014  |  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
October 16, 2014  |  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
October 16, 2014  |  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
October 09, 2014  |  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
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning Prospect Jonathan Drouin Out 3-4 Weeks With Fractured Thumb

Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Jonathan Drouin will be out for up to four weeks with a fractured right thumb, X-rays confirmed Monday. The injury occurred at training camp Thursday when he collided with a teammate during two-on-two practice. “It wasn’t a big hit or anything,” Drouin told the Tampa Bay Lightning official website. “I just lost balance and fell on my hand....
Via NESN.com
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning sign top draft pick Jonathan Drouin

Forward Jonathan Drouin, the third overall selection in this years NHL draft, was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced Friday. Drouin will participate in the Lightnings annual development camp that begins at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Brandon, Fla. Drouin, 18, played 49 games with the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Behind the scenes with Jonathan Drouin on draft day

Draft day was a blur for new Tampa Bay Lightning winger Jonathan Drouin, who ran the gauntlet of interviews with both reporters and fans via social media on Sunday at the NHL Draft. Drouin, the third overall pick, didn't get much of a break after his name was called by Lightning GM Steve Yzerman. But he spent much of the day smiling as he was ushered through various interviews...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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