Lightning re-sign Yanni Gourde
The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Yanni Gourde to a one-year, two-way contract. Gourde played in 65 games with the Syracuse Crunch last season, recording 14 goals and 44 points to go along with 42 penalty minutes.
A record rookie season
A Stanley Cup Championship not only capped an incredible playoff run for Matt Murray, it was the finishing touch on a breakout season for the 22-year-old goalie. Murray was one of many AHL grads in the NHL to emerge last season.
Helmer named Hershey's VP of Hockey Operations
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company announced today that Bryan Helmer has been named Vice President of Hockey Operations for the Hershey Bears following the retirement of General Manager Doug Yingst after 34 years with the organization.