Tags: Tampa Bay Lightning

Lightning sign Kevin Shattenkirk to 1-year, $1.75M contract

Shattenkirk was recently bought out of his contract by the Rangers. (Getty) The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk to a one-year contract worth $1.75 million, the team announced Monday. Shattenkirk was recently bought out of the remaining two years on his contract by the New York Rangers. The 30-year-old played in 73 games for…

Back issues likely to end career of Lightning F Callahan

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan likely will never play professional hockey again due to a degenerative disc disease of the lumbar spine. The Lightning announced Thursday he is being placed on long-term injured reserve after his diagnosis of serious back issues and the recommendation of doctors. “He’s such a proud competitor, such a fierce…