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Jonathan Drouin Has A Fractured Thumb

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Morning Line

“From what I’ve heard and what I’ve seen (another year) has made a big difference (for Drouin).

“I think it probably lit a little fire under him. He’s out there to prove a lot of people wrong and that’s a good thing for us. Physically he looks a lot bigger, stronger and his skating looks great, his shot looks great.

“He’s always had the quickness, the smarts and the playmaking ability, so it looks like he has worked extremely hard and that’s a good thing to see from a guy who has always been the best player on his team.’’

-Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning on Jonathan Drouin.  More on Drouin from Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune.

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Do You Hit A Possible Future Teammate?

from Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times,

Adam Erne was not suspended for his from-behind hit Friday that caused Jonathan Drouin's head to hit the side glass and might have caused a concussion.

But the idea of one Lightning prospect injuring another in a junior Quebec league game raised an interesting question: Is there a responsibility for players in the same organization — likely future teammates, in fact — to play each other more carefully?

Lightning players, for the most part, said the only responsibility is to play the game clean.

"When the game starts, you have no friends," LW Pierre-Cedric Labrie said Saturday. "You have to finish your hits. But if it's an illegal hit, it doesn't matter who it is, you can't do that."

continued and if you missed the hit, watch it below...

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Video- Drouin Out With Concussion-Like Symptoms


Adam Erne, also a Lightning draft pick, was the player who put the hit on Drouin.

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Drouin Disappointed In Not Making The Lightning

via the tweets of Willy Palov,

Drouin said he had "no clue" the Lightning were considering sending him back to Halifax: “Obviously it was devastating in a way...

You want to make the team as quick as possible. There’s a lot of years in front of me, one year’s not going to change much...

It’s disappointing but I’ve got to move on and help the team win another championship.”

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Bolts Send Drouin Back To Juniors

Lightning announced one of the cuts today was Drouin, who will head back to the Halifax Mooseheads.

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