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Bolts Finalize 2015-16 Roster – Koekkoek Out, Poulin In

The Lightning have finalized their 2015-16 roster. They will carry seven defensemen:  Nikita Nesterov, Victor Hedman, Anton Stralman, Jason Garrison, Braydon Coburn, Matt Carle and Andrej Sustr. Slater Koekkoek will be sent to Syracuse after being included on the 23-man roster filed with the NHL. That was a cap-related move. The Bolts will roster 13 forwards: C Steven Stamkos, RW...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boucher: Bolts On Summer Break 5

The Lightning’s shortened summer is drawing to a close at last. A number of the players are back in town or en route to Tampa Bay so this will be our final summer vacation breakdown. It’s hard to believe that training camps are set to open next week and preseason games start in less than two weeks. A new hockey season is on the horizon but here’s a last look at recent off-ice...
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September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Slater Koekkoek Joins NHLPA Rookie Showcase

Slater Koekkoek taking in the exhibits at the @HockeyHallFame. #NHLPARookieShowcase — NHLPA (@NHLPA) September 1, 2015
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Koekkoek Recalled From Syracuse

#TBLightning has recalled Slater Koekkoek from Syracuse — Joe Smith (@TBTimes_JSmith) March 31, 2015 Koekkoek, the 10th overall pick in 2012, is in his first pro season. Gives insurance with Hedman injury — Joe Smith (@TBTimes_JSmith) March 31, 2015 Koekkoek had five goals and 19 assists for @SyracuseCrunch. Call up must be gratifying moment considering the surgeries on...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Prospect Koekkoek recovers from multiple shoulder injuries

Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Slater Koekkoek hopes that his injuries will no longer prevent his return, according to Joe Yerdon of NBC Sports.By Michael Barera--Common WikimediaKoekkoek had been drafted by Tampa Bay as a first-round pick in 2012, and has since been playing for the Windsor Spitfires. While building his defensive skills, each of his three seasons with the Spitfires...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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