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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
November 21, 2014  |  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 injury during...
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.com Due 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.com Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper decided that holding the rookie out of tonight's home and season opener...
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.com This 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 rookie Drouin to miss 3-4 weeks with thumb injury

  Tampa Bay Lightning rookie forward Jonathan Drouin will miss three to four weeks due to a right thumb injury. The team announced Tuesday that the third overall pick in the 2013 draft has a slight fracture of the thumb, which Drouin says occurred when he fell to the ice during practice Thursday. Drouin, who was expected to make the Lightning opening day roster, added that that...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning's Drouin to miss 3-to-4 weeks with slight fracture in right thumb

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning will be without winger Jonathan Drouin for about a month. Tuesday, the team announced that the highly touted prospect, taken third overall in the 2013 NHL draft, will miss three to four weeks with a slight fracture in his right thumb. Drouin, 19, is attempting to make the Lightning's regular roster for the first time this fall. He had been out...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Drouin Shows Off Sexy Stick-Handling Skills On Sick Assist

Jonathan Drouin – the extremely talented Canadian youngster who was taken third overall by the Lightning in last year’s NHL Draft – showed once again last night why he’s considered one of the top prospects in hockey. The 18-year old Drouin – currently playing for the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League – had a four point night (one goal, three...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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