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Lightning use compliance buyout on Ryan Malone

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning used their second compliance buyout on forward Ryan Malone, the team announced Wednesday morning. The decision comes a year after the Lightning used a compliance buyout on veteran forward Vinny Lecavalier, and it's the final compliance buyout for the franchise allowed by the NHL's Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Lightning will pay...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning may buy out Ryan Malone

The Tampa Bay Lightning have one compliance buyout remaining after using the first one on Vincent Lecavalier last summer. If they use this year's, the most likely candidate to be bought out is oft-injured Ryan Malone . On top of injury concerns, the 34-year-old is also dealing with legal issues stemming from an April arrest for cocaine possession and driving under the influence...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Malone May Have Played His Last Game For The Tampa Bay Lightning

from Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times, The veteran wing is a prime candidate for a compliance buyout, with Tampa Bay having one left after using its first on Vinny Lecavalier last summer. The buyout period begins Sunday, or two days after the Stanley Cup final ends, whichever is later, through June 30. Neither Malone, 34, nor his agent, would comment, but he realizes he...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

What Will The Lightning Do With Ryan Malone?

from Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times, The Lightning left wing was arrested April 12 in Tampa and charged with cocaine possession (police say they found 1.3 grams in his back pocket) and DUI (police say he had Breathalyzer blood-alcohol readings of 0.112 and 0.116, well above the 0.08 at which someone legally is considered impaired in Florida). The drug charge carries...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Malone pleads not guilty to drug and DUI charges

Ryan Malone was arrested for driving under the influence and cocaine possession back on April 12th. Malone’s attorney entered a “not guilty” plea on April 22nd. Additional details regarding Malone’s arrest were released by the Tampa Tribune. Malone was pulled over and refused to perform a field sobriety test. When Malone was searched, a small bag of cocaine was found inside...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Cooper: Ryan Malone situation will not distract Lightning

WASHINGTON -- Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper does not think left wing Ryan Malone's DUI and cocaine possession charges will be a distraction to the playoffs-bound team. "Obviously Ryan is probably a little embarrassed of what's gone on. He made a poor decision, getting behind the wheel when he had alcohol in his system," Cooper said before Tampa Bay played...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Malone arrested for DUI, cocaine possession

As was first reported by Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times, Tampa Bay Lightning left winger Ryan Malone was arrested Saturday morning for driving under the influence and possession of cocaine. According to the arrest report, the driving under the influence charge is a misdemeanor in the second degree charge while the possession of cocaine charge is a felony in the third degree...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Pittsburgh Penguins Forward Ryan Malone Arrested for DUI and Cocaine Possession

The past few years for former Penguins forward and current Lightning forward Ryan Malone have been rough, to say the least. Malone, 34, has suffered many different injuries that have made him unable to play for long stretches for Tampa Bay. The left winger is healthy and has been a healthy scratch the past three games for the Lightning, which has to be a tough situation for him...
Via The PensNation
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning's Ryan Malone charged with cocaine possession, DUI

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Lightning winger Ryan Malone was arrested on charges of cocaine possession and driving under the influence early Saturday morning. According to a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office incident report, Malone was arrested at 3:23 a.m. near Platt Street West and Rome Avenue South in Tampa. He was booked on a $2,500 bond -- $2,000 for the cocaine possession...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Malone Arrested For DUI And Cocaine Possession

from Damian Cristodero of Lightning Strikes, Lightning left wing Ryan Malone was arrested Saturday morning on charges of driving under the influence and cocaine possession. "We are aware of the sitution concerning Ryan Malone this morning," general manager Steve Yzerman said in a statement. "Ryan will not travel with the tem to Washington today, but beyond...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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