Lightning re-sign forward Mike Angelidis to 1-year, 2-way contract
TAMPA BAY — The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Mike Angelidis to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.
Angelidis, 30, skated in three games with Tampa Bay last season, recording 12 penalty minutes. He also played in 64 games for the Syracuse Crunch in 2014-15, recording 20 goals and 38 points while serving as the team’s captain. Angelidis ranked third on the Crunch for both goals and points, while leading the team with 138 penalty minutes. He has been captain of the Crunch since the beginning of the 2012-13 season.
The Woodbridge, Ontario native has skated in 10 career NHL games, all with the Lightning, posting one goal and 17 penalty minutes. Angelidis scored his first career NHL goal in his debut on January 24, 2012 against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Amalie Arena.
The Woodbridge, Ontario native has played in 579 career AHL games with the Norfolk Admirals, Albany River Rats and the Crunch, collecting 119 goals and 245 points, to go along with 1,217 penalty minutes. In 2012 he was a member of the Admirals team that captured the Calder Cup Championship as the Lightning’s top affiliate, skating in 18 games and recording a goal and six points. Angelidis has played in 61 total Calder Cup Playoff games, notching five goals and 21 points.