Chris Lawrence (C)
Draft: 2005, Tampa Bay Lightning, Round 3 (89th overall)
Acquired: Signed three-year, entry-level contract with the Lightning on June 1, 2007
Suffered an upper body injury on 04/10/09 at Binghamton and missed the final game of 2008-09…Appeared in his 100th career AHL contest on 04/08/09 with Norfolk at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton…Missed 15 games after suffering an upper body injury on 01/29/09 vs. Albany, returning 03/03/09…Reassigned by Tampa Bay (NHL) to Mississippi (ECHL) 12/27/08 and returned to Norfolk (AHL) 12/30/08 (Appeared in three games with the Sea Wolves, registering one assist and five penalty minutes)…Netted his first goal of 2008-09 on 12/13/08 vs. Bridgeport…Reassigned by Tampa Bay (NHL) to Augusta (ECHL) 11/09/08 and returned to Norfolk (AHL) 12/03/08 (In Augusta: 7GP, 1G, 2A, 25PIM).
2007-08: Suffered an upper-body injury on 01/16/08 and missed 20 games before returning on 03/02/08…Suffered an ankle injury on 12/05/07 and returned to the lineup on 12/21/07 after missing five games…Had a goal and an assist on 11/30/07 at Albany…Scored a goal and added an assist for third star honors on 11/23/07 vs. Springfield…Netted the game-winning goal on 10/27/07 vs. Brigdeport…Scored his first pro/Admirals goal in his pro/Admirals debut on 10/05/07 at Philadelphia, a shorthanded goal. 2006-07: Ranked fourth in the OHL in goals (47) and tied for 20th with 88 points with Mississauga…Led Mississauga in goals and was second in points in 2006-07…Also led the IceDogs in power-play goals with 15 and was second with 6 GWG in 2006-07. 2005-06: Skated for Team Canada at the 2005 World U-18 Championships…Selected for the 2005 CHL Top Prospects Game.