The Tampa Bay Lightning, parent club of the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch, have signed free-agent forwards Michael Bournival, Gabriel Dumont, Jeremy Morin and Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond to one-year, two-way contracts.
Bournival skated in 20 games with St. John’s (AHL) in 2015-16, recording one goal and seven assists.
A native of Shawinigan, Que., Bournival has played 104 AHL games over the last four seasons with St. John’s and Hamilton, totaling 16 goals and 34 assists for 50 points. He also has 10 goals and nine assists for 19 points in 89 career NHL contests, all with Montreal, and appeared in 14 Stanley Cup Playoff games in 2014.
Bournival was drafted by Colorado in the third round in 2010.
Dumont played 71 games with St. John’s last season and recorded 19 goals and 30 assists for a career-high 49 points.
A fifth-round draft pick by Montreal in 2009, Dumont spent six seasons in the Canadiens’ system, recording 92 goals and 111 assists for 203 points in 389 AHL games with St. John’s and Hamilton. He appeared in 18 NHL games with Montreal, tallying one goal and two assists.
A native of Ville Degelis, Que., Dumont participated in the 2013 AHL All-Star Classic.
Morin combined for 16 goals and 26 assists for 42 points in 59 AHL games with Rockford, Toronto and San Jose in 2015-16, his sixth professional season.
A native of Auburn, N.Y., Morin has appeared in 82 career NHL games with Chicago and Columbus, compiling 10 goals and 12 assists for 22 points. He has 97 goals and 103 assists for 200 points in 267 AHL contests with Rockford, Toronto and San Jose.
Morin was drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the second round (45th overall) of the 2009 NHL Draft.
Letourneau-Leblond played in 52 games with the Albany Devils last season, notching one goal and six points. His 131 penalty minutes led the team.
The Levis, Que., native has skated in 448 career AHL games, amassing 1,692 penalty minutes while recording 26 goals and 39 assists for 65 points. He has also played in 41 career NHL games with New Jersey, Calgary and Pittsburgh, recording three assists and 101 penalty minutes.
Letourneau-Leblond was drafted by New Jersey in the seventh round, 216th overall, of the 2004 NHL Draft.