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Haas: Observations From A Lightning Fan In Chicago

Living in Chicago has its pros and cons, with the biggest con being Blackhawks ticket prices! It severely curbs my live hockey intake, but with the Lightning in town but once a year, attendance was necessary. Given the lack of scoring in Saturday’s game, there aren’t a ton of plays to analyze. But here are a few notes from my experience at the United Center: 1. Jonathan Drouin...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Boucher: Time To Take Drouin’s Training Wheels Off

There’s something to be said for teams that use prudence when it comes to their young rookies. Their development could be stunted if they’re put in situations before they’re ready. The Lightning wisely took a slow approach when inserting phenom Jonathan Drouin into the lineup last season. There was definitely room for him to grow at the NHL level. They’re seven games into...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Jonathan Drouin’s Game 3 Goal

Drouin goal — Stephanie (@myregularface) October 12, 2015 (Feature Photo/Christine Gunn) Follow me on Twitter @LightningShout and please “like” LightningShout on Facebook. You can email us at
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Woodward: Lightning 2015-16 Bold Prediction – Drouin Earns A Spot Next To Stamkos

For one reason or another, the initial stage of 20-year-old Tampa Bay Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin‘s professional hockey career has played out very differently than many expected. As the third overall selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Drouin became the highest-drafted member of the Lightning organization since Victor Hedman‘s arrival in 2009. On the heels of a 105-point...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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 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

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