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Rough rookie season leaves Drouin with chip on his shoulder

After enduring several high-profile growing pains during his rookie season, Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Jonathan Drouin is fixated on making more of an impact in the 2015-16 campaign.The third overall pick of the 2013 NHL draft, Drouin collected four goals, 28 assists and 34 penalty minutes in 70 games during the 2014-15 season. But limited ice time was a significant hurdle for...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay’s Jonathan Drouin Called to Play More Responsibly

Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Jonathan Drouin, right, attempts a shot at Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price, left, during second period of Game 4 NHL second round playoff hockey action, Thursday, May 7, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Price stopped 22 shots as the Canadiens beat the Lighting 6-2 on Thursday night to stay alive in their second-round playoff series. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee...
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May 18, 2015  |  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, Drouin will be sent to AHL affiliate Syracuse for a few games for conditioning. #182292247 / Due to his injury (right thumb), Drouin is eligible for an AHL assignment even though he is only 19. Normally...
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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 / Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper decided that holding the rookie out of tonight's home and season opener...
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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 / This is expected to be Drouin's rookie...
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October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Jonathan Drouin has upper body injury, our 3-4 weeks

Tampa Bay Lightning are missing top forward and prospect Jonathan Drouin. Drouin suffered an upper-body injury during rookie camp when they were doing a two on two drill. #453914674 / gettyimages.comDrouin suffered a hand injury (right hand). He had the x-ray's done Monday and they came back showing he had a fracture in his thumb. He fell to the ice after some awkward contact and...
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September 24, 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....
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tampa Bay’s Jonathan Drouin shows off his stickhandling skills

Jonathan Drouin, the third overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, has some pretty sick hands. Watch as he shows off his stickhandling skills during Tampa Bay’s Development Camp. (H/T Lightning)
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Drouin's done brewin'

The Lightning and Jonathan Drouin have one thing in common; both of their seasons have been long over, though it's much easier to forget the fashion the Lightning were eliminated in opposed to the way Halifax went out. For the Lightning, it was the ever-dreadful sweep, being tossed out of the Bell Centre by Montreal quicker than a 40-year old man with a mustache at a Justin Beiber...
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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