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Bolts Add Size Up Front; Sign Maroon to 1 Year Deal

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free agent forward Pat Maroon to a one-year contract worth $900,000, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

“We’re very pleased to add Pat to our organization today,” BriseBois said. “He brings size and physicality to our group as well as significant playoff experience. We expect Pat’s to be a great addition to the roster.”

Maroon, 6-foot-3, 225 pounds, won the Stanley Cup last season as a member of his hometown St. Louis Blues. He skated in 74 regular season games with the Blues, recording 10 goals and 28 points to go along with 64 penalty minutes. Maroon also played in 26 Stanley Cup Playoff games, registering three goals and seven points while winning his first Stanley Cup.

The St. Louis native has played in 449 career NHL games with the Blues, Anaheim Ducks, Edmonton Oilers and New Jersey Devils notching 88 goals and 206 points. He has skated in 73 career playoff games, recording 16 goals and 34 points

Maroon is reunited with his former junior coach Jon Cooper, where the two worked together with the St. Louis Bandits of the NAHL during the 2006-07 season and won the Robertson Cup. He was named to the NAHL First All-Star Team.

Maroon was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the sixth round, 161st overall, of the 2007 NHL Draft.

Bolts Ship Adam Erne to Detroit

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired a 2020 fourth-round draft pick from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for forward Adam Erne, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

Lightning Sign Shattenkirk to One-Year Deal

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning signed defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to a one-year contract worth $1.75-million, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

Shattenkirk, 30, skated in 73 games for the New York Rangers last season, posting a pair of goals and 28 points to go along with 20 penalty minutes. The New Rochelle, New York native ranked tied for first among Rangers defensemen for assists with 26 and was second for points.

The 6-foot, 206-pound defenseman has appeared in 609 career NHL games over nine seasons with the Rangers, Washington Capitals, St. Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche, posting 75 goals and 349 points to go along with 368 penalty minutes. Shattenkirk represented the Blues at the 2015 NHL All-Star Game. He scored eight power-play goals during the 2016-17 season, ranking tied for second in that category among all NHL defensemen. Shattenkirk has also skated in 60 career Stanley Cup Playoff games, notching five goals and 34 points.

Shattenkirk was originally drafted by the Avalanche in the first round, 14th overall, at the 2007 NHL Draft.

Tampa Bay Makes Move for Cap Relief

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired goaltender Mike Condon and a 2020 sixth-round draft pick from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for forward Ryan Callahan and the Lightning’s fifth-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

Condon, 29, has played in 129 career NHL games over the past four seasons with the Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens, posting a record of 45-58-17 to go along with a 2.79 goals-against average and .905 save percentage. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound goaltender set career highs for games played (55) and wins (21) during his first season in the league in 2015-16 while with the Canadiens. Condon recorded five shutouts and a 19-14-6 record with Ottawa during the 2016-17 season.

The Holliston, Massachusetts native appeared in two games with Ottawa last season, missing the majority of the year with a hip injury. Condon also made one appearance for the Belleville Senators of the American Hockey League in 2018-19.

Condon went undrafted and was signed as a free agent by Montreal on May 8, 2013.

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