Lightning finalizes opening-night roster
The Lightning finalized its opening-night roster by Tuesday's 5 p.m. deadline. Forward Cory Conacher cleared waivers and was assigned to AHL Syracuse. Tampa Bay opens the season Friday against Florida at Amalie Arena.
Goalies: Andrei Vasilevskiy, Peter Budaj
Defensemen: Victor Hedman, Jake Dotchin, Anton Stralman, Mikhail Sergachev, Braydon Coburn, Dan Girardi, Slater Koekkoek, Andrej Sustr
Forwards: Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov, Vladislav Namestnikov, Tyler Johnson, Ryan Callahan, Alex Killorn, Yanni Gourde, Brayden Point, J.T. Brown, Gabriel Dumont, Chris Kunitz, Cedric Paquette
Injured: Erik Condra, Michael Bournival, Dominik Masin, Jonne Tammela, Carter Verhaeghe