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As the Lightning have one day left of training camp, the team has announced the roster to start the season. Here is the official release from the Bolts: The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Tyler Johnson and defensemen Mark Barbiero and Radko Gudas to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. The Lightning have trimmed their training camp roster from 31 players down to 28 in anticipation of the 2012-13 regular season which begins on Saturday, January 19 when the Bolts host the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Head coach Guy Boucher also announced during his post-practice presser that forwards Pierre-Cedric Labrie and Cory Conacher as well as defenseman Keith Aulie have made the roster. Boucher adds in all they have decided to keep 13 forwards and eight defenseman, The post Lightning make roster moves as they head into the season opener appeared first on The Bay Cave.
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