December 31-in-31: Tampa Bay Lightning

Clare McManus


Thanks for joining us for our December 31-in-31 series! Every day this month we will be taking a look at each team and diving into their prospect depth charts, risers and fallers, graduating prospects, and top 20 prospects in the system.




The 2020 Stanley Cup Championships are coming up on a new season. For a few years, the Lightning has been noted as possible Stanley Cup Champion contenders, but they have paid a little price giving away valuable draft picks and prospects. While it seems they might not have a ton of “high-end” prospects in the system, many of them have the potential to be players who can play up and down the lineup in the organization.


Star players like Steven Stamkos, Nikita Kucherov, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Brayden Point, Victor Hedman, and Mikhail Sergachev are