Lightning name Esposito, Andreychuk as VPs
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have added Phil Esposito and Dave Andreychuk to their management team.
Esposito, who spearheaded the effort that brought an expansion team to the Tampa Bay area in the early 1990's and also was the Lightning general manager for the franchise's first seven seasons, will be a vice president of corporate relations. The Hall of Famer is currently the Tampa Bay home radio analyst.
Andreychuk, a member of Tampa Bay's 2004 Stanley Cup championship team, was named vice president of fans. Andeychuk has been working for the team as a community representative.
Received 02/04/11 08:20 pm ET