Prospects

Bolt Prospects Top 25 Ranked Prospects*

NO. PLAYER NAME POS Age HT WT LAST TEAM
1 Andrei Vasilevskiy Goaltender 20 6.03 204 Tampa Bay (NHL)
2 Anthony DeAngelo Defense 19 5.11 168 Syracuse (AHL)
3 Slater Koekkoek Defense 21 6.02 188 Syracuse (AHL)
4 Adam Erne Left Wing 20 6.01 211 Syracuse (AHL)
5 Nikita Nesterov Defense 22 6.00 191 Tampa Bay (NHL)
6 Brayden Point Center 19 5.10 161 Moose Jaw (WHL)
7 Jonathan Marchessault Left Wing 24 5.09 163 Tampa Bay (NHL)
8 Matthew Peca Center 22 5.09 172 Syracuse (AHL)
9 Nikita Gusev Left Wing 22 5.09 173 Khanty-Mansiysk (KHL)
10 Kristers Gudlevskis Goaltender 22 6.03 205 Syracuse (AHL)
11 Adam Wilcox Goaltender 22 6.00 183 Syracuse (AHL)
12 Dominik Masin Defense 19 6.02 194 Peterborough (OHL)
13 Yanni Gourde Left Wing 23 5.09 170 Syracuse (AHL)
14 Tanner Richard Center 22 5.11 184 Syracuse (AHL)
15 Johnathan MacLeod Defense 19 6.02 198 Boston University (HEAST)
16 Dylan Blujus Defense 21 6.03 198 Syracuse (AHL)
17 Daniel Walcott Defense 21 5.11 165 Hartford (AHL)
18 Jake Dotchin Defense 21 6.03 222 Syracuse (AHL)
19 Joel Vermin Right Wing 23 5.10 187 Syracuse (AHL)
20 Henri Ikonen Left Wing 21 5.11 188 Syracuse (AHL)
21 Cameron Darcy Center 21 6.00 185 Syracuse (AHL)
22 Carter Ashton Right Wing 24 6.03 216 Syracuse (AHL)
23 Philippe Paradis Left Wing 24 6.02 205 Syracuse (AHL)
24 Brian Hart Right Wing 21 6.03 215 Syracuse (AHL)
25 Ben Thomas Defense 19 6.01 192 Calgary (WHL)
* = Any skater who was under 24 years of age on opening night of the Lightning's season and has played less than 41 NHL games in any single season and less than 82 career NHL games is considered a prospect. For goaltenders, any netminder who has earned less than 30 NHL decisions in any single season and less than 41 career NHL decisions and was under 24 years of age on opening night is considered a prospect. The exception to these basic rules are NCAA based players, who are considered prospects for the duration of their college careers regardless of age.

Unranked Prospects

PLAYER NAME POS Age HT WT LAST TEAM
Anthony Cirelli Center 17 6.00 165 Oshawa (OHL)
Jonne Tammela Right Wing 17 5.11 185 KalPa (FIN)
Ryan Zuhlsdorf Defense 17 6.00 194 Sioux City (USHL)
Bokondji Imama Left Wing 18 6.01 214 Saint John (QMJHL)
Dennis Yan Left Wing 18 6.01 187 Shawinigan (QMJHL)
Kris Oldham Goaltender 18 6.03 205 Omaha (USHL)
Mathieu Joseph Right Wing 18 6.00 168 Saint John (QMJHL)
Matthew Spencer Defense 18 6.02 203 Peterborough (OHL)
Mitchell Stephens Center 18 5.11 187 Saginaw (OHL)
Cristiano DiGiacinto Right Wing 19 5.11 185 Windsor (OHL)
Saku Salminen Center 20 6.03 202 HPK (FIN)
David Broll Left Wing 22 6.02 220 Syracuse (AHL)
Brendan O'Donnell Left Wing 23 6.00 188 North Dakota (WCHA)
Jimmy Mullin Right Wing 23 5.11 188 Minnesota State (WCHA)

Overage Prospects

PLAYER NAME POS Age HT WT LAST TEAM
Luke Witkowski Defense 25 6.02 210 Tampa Bay (NHL)
Matt Taormina Defense 28 5.10 182 Syracuse (AHL)
Mike Angelidis Center 30 6.01 210 Syracuse (AHL)

Defected Prospects

PLAYER NAME POS Age HT WT LAST TEAM
Denis Kazionov Left Wing 27 6.02 192 HK Sochi (KHL)
Jan Zapletal Defense 28 6.01 183 Retired
Albert Vishnyakov Left Wing 31 6.02 187 Unknown
Alexei Glukhov Left Wing 31 6.04 214 Omsk (KHL)
Dmitri Kazionov Center 31 6.03 194 HK Sochi (KHL)
Vitali Smolianinov Center 31 6.03 236 Karaganda (KAZ)
Alexander Polushin Right Wing 32 6.03 212 Retired
Ilya Solarev Center 32 6.03 198 Unknown
Vasily Koshechkin Goaltender 32 6.07 231 Magnitogorsk (KHL)
Pavel Sedov Right Wing 33 6.03 205 Unknown
Anton But Left Wing 34 6.02 201 Unknown
Dmitri Bezrukov Right Wing 37 6.03 196 Retired

Bolt Prospects Alumni

GRAD DATE PLAYER NAME POS Age HT WT LAST TEAM
04/04/2015 Vladislav Namestnikov Center 22 6.00 179 Tampa Bay (NHL)
02/03/2015 Jonathan Drouin Left Wing 20 5.11 191 Tampa Bay (NHL)
01/31/2015 Cedric Paquette Right Wing 21 6.01 200 Tampa Bay (NHL)
04/10/2014 Andrej Sustr Defense 24 6.08 225 Tampa Bay (NHL)
03/13/2014 Nikita Kucherov Right Wing 22 5.11 174 Tampa Bay (NHL)
03/08/2014 Richard Panik Left Wing 23 6.01 208 Toronto (NHL)
03/01/2014 J.T. Brown Right Wing 25 5.10 170 Tampa Bay (NHL)
02/27/2014 Mark Barberio Defense 25 6.01 202 Unknown
01/13/2014 Radko Gudas Defense 24 6.00 204 Philadelphia (NHL)
01/03/2014 Alex Killorn Left Wing 25 6.01 202 Tampa Bay (NHL)
01/03/2014 Tyler Johnson Center 24 5.10 183 Tampa Bay (NHL)
01/03/2014 Ondrej Palat Left Wing 24 6.00 180 Tampa Bay (NHL)
10/08/2013 Ben Bishop Goaltender 28 6.07 216 Tampa Bay (NHL)
02/16/2013 Anders Lindback Goaltender 27 6.06 203 Buffalo (NHL)
01/29/2013 Keith Aulie Defense 25 6.06 229 Edmonton (NHL)
03/19/2012 Tim Wallace Right Wing 30 6.02 182 Brynas (SEL)
02/11/2012 Brett Connolly Right Wing 22 6.02 200 Boston (NHL)
01/12/2011 Dana Tyrell Left Wing 25 5.10 188 Springfield (AHL)
03/12/2010 Paul Szczechura Center 28 5.10 186 Minsk (KHL)
01/08/2010 Victor Hedman Defense 24 6.06 236 Tampa Bay (NHL)
01/06/2010 Zenon Konopka Center 33 6.00 215 Unknown
01/06/2010 James Wright Left Wing 24 6.04 212 Zagreb (KHL)
11/22/2009 Steve Downie Right Wing 27 5.10 188 Pittsburgh (NHL)
04/07/2009 Karri Ramo Goaltender 28 6.03 207 Calgary (NHL)
04/07/2009 Matt Smaby Defense 30 6.06 239 EHC Munchen (DEL)
01/12/2009 Steven Stamkos Center 25 6.00 186 Tampa Bay (NHL)
03/01/2008 Mike Smith Goaltender 32 6.04 215 Arizona (NHL)
01/19/2008 Mathieu Darche Left Wing 38 6.01 210 Retired
01/03/2008 Mike Lundin Defense 30 6.02 191 Astana (KHL)
03/01/2007 Karl Stewart Left Wing 30 5.11 185 Straubing (DEL)
02/09/2007 Johan Holmqvist Goaltender 36 6.01 190 Almtuna (SEL-2)
01/13/2007 Nick Tarnasky Left Wing 32 6.02 233 Hartford (AHL)
01/04/2007 Doug Janik Defense 34 6.02 210 Caltern/Caldaro (ITL)
01/04/2007 Eric Perrin Center 36 5.09 176 JYP (SM-liiga)
04/03/2006 Ryan Craig Center 32 6.02 220 Springfield (AHL)
01/24/2006 Evgeny Artyukhin Right Wing 31 6.04 254 CSKA Moskva (KHL)
01/20/2006 Paul Ranger Defense 30 6.02 215 Geneve (NLA)