20010 Archives http://lightninghockeyblog.com/table/2010-articles/july/ Tue, 23 May 2017 05:11:05 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Lightning sign Dan Ellis for 2 years http://lightninghockeyblog.com/2010-articles/july/lightning-sign-dan-ellis.html http://lightninghockeyblog.com/2010-articles/july/lightning-sign-dan-ellis.html ellis_nashville.jpg

As per TSN, Dan Ellis has signed with the Lightning for a 2 year contract at $ 1.5 million per. I like this signing and am thankful that we didn't overpay for Nabokov. Ellis is more of a 1A 1B goaltender than a true #1 but can get his shot to be the #1 if Mike Smith doesn't play well again this year. Plus he tweets.

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thevancitycanuck@gmail.com (Dani Toth) July Thu, 01 Jul 2010 18:11:41 +0000
St. Louis signed to 4 year extension http://lightninghockeyblog.com/2010-articles/july/st-louis-signed-to-4-year-extension.html http://lightninghockeyblog.com/2010-articles/july/st-louis-signed-to-4-year-extension.html nhlawards2010_17.jpg

As per the official Lightning twitter (yes that's how I'm getting my news today), the Lightning have re-signed St. Louis to a 4 year extension. It's $22.5 million over 4 years as per TSN, that's $5.625 cap hit per year

Only thing to note is that St. Louis is over 35 as of the signing of this contract.

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thevancitycanuck@gmail.com (Dani Toth) July Thu, 01 Jul 2010 17:00:18 +0000
Lightning trade Meszaros to Philly http://lightninghockeyblog.com/2010-articles/july/lightning-trade-meszaros-to-philly.html http://lightninghockeyblog.com/2010-articles/july/lightning-trade-meszaros-to-philly.html meszaros.jpg

Bubye Mezzy.....you never really reached your potential in Tampa and were very overpaid ($4 million cap hit). As per TSN, Andrej Meszaros to the Philadelphia Flyers for a second round draft pick in 2012.

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thevancitycanuck@gmail.com (Dani Toth) July Thu, 01 Jul 2010 16:52:44 +0000
2010 Free Agency Liveblog http://lightninghockeyblog.com/2010-articles/july/2010-free-agency-liveblog.html http://lightninghockeyblog.com/2010-articles/july/2010-free-agency-liveblog.html Free Agency Live Blog]]> thevancitycanuck@gmail.com (Dani Toth) July Thu, 01 Jul 2010 14:20:53 +0000