The Tampa Bay Lightning, parent club of the AHL’s Norfolk Admirals, have signed defenseman Dan Jancevski to a one-year, two-way contract.
Jancevski, a 6-foot-3, 220-pound native of Windsor, Ont., was an alternate captain for the 2007 Calder Cup champion Hamilton Bulldogs. He played in all 80 regular-season games for Bulldogs in 2006-07 and recorded seven goals (five power-play goals), 31 points and a plus-22 rating.
He also played in all 22 postseason games during Hamilton’s championship playoff run, ranking second on the team in scoring with 14 points (3g, 11a).
Jancevski, 26, is a veteran of 470 American Hockey League games and has recorded 28 goals and 141 points. He served as captain of the Iowa Stars during their inaugural season in 2005-06, and made his NHL debut with the Dallas Stars on Feb. 4, 2006, vs. St. Louis. Prior to his recall to Dallas, Jancevski had played in 257 consecutive AHL games, the longest such streak in the league at the time.