Jonathan Drouin RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cooper: The sky's the limit for Drouin

    The Score "The Tampa Bay Lightning never gave up on Jonathan Drouin. Following a leaked trade request and an initial refusal to report to the club's minor-league affiliate, it appeared that Drouin's time in Tampa had all but evaporated. Yet, the tide turned in the playoffs, when a recalled Drouin..." August 19

  • Agent confirms Drouin's trade request withdrawn

    The Score "Jonathan Drouin has already stated that he wants to stay with the Tampa Bay Lightning, and his agent confirmed Friday that his client's previous desire to be dealt has been officially rescinded. Drouin's trade demand was withdrawn during a conversation between Lightning general manager Steve..." June 17

  • Jonathan Drouin 'definitely' wants to stay with Lightning

    Tampa Bay Times "The relationship between RW Jonathan Drouin and the Lightning has seemingly been salvaged. Drouin, 21, who requested a trade in November before a six-week holdout in January, indicated Friday that demand is off the table and he expects to be back in Tampa Bay next season and beyond. "I..." May 28

  • Yzerman: No reason to believe Drouin won't return next season

    The Score "After a roller coaster of a season, it appears Jonathan Drouin is part of the Tampa Bay Lightning's long-term plans after all. Speaking with the media Friday following his team's Game 7 loss, general manager Steve Yzerman said there was "no reason to believe" the 21-year-old forward would not..." May 27

  • Lightning coach Jon Cooper: Drouin has ‘earned trust’

    Sportsnet "Jonathan Drouin didn’t have his best game on Wednesday, but he made up for it on Friday night as the Tampa Bay Lightning tied the Eastern Conference Final with a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Head coach Jon Cooper took notice, and praised the young forward’s play following the Game 4..." May 21

  • Jonathan Drouin recognizes flourish: 'Every day is better and better'

    Toronto Sun "If you caught the amusement on the faces of Lightning players and coaches on Thursday afternoon, as Jonathan Drouin zipped up down and all around the ice, there was no need for an injury update. The only lingering effect of the crushing hit by the Islanders’ Thomas Hickey on Monday was a..." May 06

  • Trade holdout was wakeup call for Lightning's Jonathan Drouin

    Tampa Bay Times "Watching Jonathan Drouin dazzle during this postseason, it's hard to believe he is the same player who walked away from the Lightning organization four months ago, potentially for good. Yet here is the touted 21-year-old wing, dangling the puck as if it's attached to his stick blade, dizzying..." May 03

  • Lightning's Bishop: Drouin 'carrying' team since recall

    The Score "Watching from the crease, Ben Bishop has a unique perspective on the game. As far as the Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender is concerned, Jonathan Drouin's impact in the playoffs can't be understated. "He's been carrying this team ever since he's come up here," Bishop told reporters after a Game..." May 01

  • Does Jonathan Drouin have a future in Tampa?

    Sportsnet "The story of Jonathan Drouin and the Tampa Bay Lightning, and whatever tension lies between player, coach and general manager, boils down to one thing. Opportunity. Look at some of the most intriguing figures in these playoffs. Ask Matt Murray or Reilly Smith or Thomas Greiss or John..." April 22

  • Lightning's Drouin: 'I want to go to those dirty areas'

    Tampa Bay Times "RW Jonathan Drouin has been labeled many things. Skilled. Dynamic. Fast. But nasty? Drouin, 21, brought a previously unseen edge to his game in the Lightning's 3-2 win Wednesday in Game 1 against the Red Wings. He amassed four penalty minutes. He got in shoving matches. He took cross..." April 15

  • Jonathan Drouin recalled by Tampa Bay Lightning

    Raw Charge "It happened, it finally happened: Jonathan Drouin is returning to the NHL, being recalled by the Tampa Bay Lightning this morning along with defenseman Matt Taormina. Drouin has played 17 total games with the Syracuse Crunch since he was sent to the club in January. Those 17 games were divided..." April 07

  • Jonathan Drouin scratched from AHL game due to lower-body injury

    The Score "With Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos sidelined for up to three months due to a blood clot in his arm, general manager Steve Yzerman said recalling Jonathan Drouin would be "something we have to consider," but now it appears the young forward is dealing with an injury of his own in the..." April 03

  • Yzerman: Recalling Drouin 'something we have to consider' with Stamkos hurt

    The Score "The Tampa Bay Lightning cannot catch a break. A season full of adversity was dealt its biggest blow Saturday, when general manager Steve Yzerman announced that captain Steven Stamkos will have surgery Monday for a blood clot in his arm and miss one-to-three months. The timing, of course, is..." April 03

  • Drouin says it’s on him to earn chance to rejoin Lightning

    Sportsnet "Though Jonathan Drouin is out of exile after the Lightning lifted his suspension, the play-making forward’s NHL career remains in limbo now that he’s returned to playing in the American Hockey League. And Drouin isn’t packing his bags for Tampa Bay just yet based on a few encouraging words..." March 23

  • GM Steve Yzerman: 'Very realistic' Jonathan Drouin will be called up

    ESPN "Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said there is a "very realistic" possibility that prospect Jonathan Drouin gets recalled before the end of the season. Drouin, who was sent to the Lightning's AHL affiliate in Syracuse after 19 games this season, was suspended without pay by the..." March 17

  • Drouin gets assist in first game since January "If Jonathan Drouin had to kick off rust or take deep breaths Friday, he hid it well. Playing his first game in almost two months, the 20-year-old Tampa Bay Lightning prospect showed his usual bursts of speed and energy for Syracuse in a 5-2 American Hockey League win against Bridgeport at the..." March 12

  • Lightning's Drouin: Time will tell if trade request was right call

    ESPN "The first step was picking up the phone last week and calling Steve Yzerman. That took gumption. The next step will be going out on the ice on Friday night with the AHL's Syracuse Crunch and reminding the hockey world of his all-world talents; and then doing the same in every game after that..." March 10

  • Drouin reports to AHL, says everything will be ‘fixed in the summer’

    Pro Hockey Talk "If there was one takeaway from Jonathan Drouin‘s press conference today, it’s that everything will be fixed in the summer. Consider the 20-year-old’s reply when he asked if his relationship with the Tampa Bay Lightning was salvageable. “I think our relationship’s fine,” Drouin said, per..." March 08

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Hearing Jonathan Drouin is returning to Syracuse and the AHL. Wise.

  • Lightning lift suspension of Drouin "The Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday lifted the suspension of forward Jonathan Drouin, who plans to report to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League. Drouin had been suspended by the Lightning since Jan. 20 when he failed to report to a game with Syracuse after being assigned to the AHL..." March 07

  • NHL confirms year of Drouin's contract burned after Lightning suspension

    The Score "A full year of Jonathan Drouin's entry-level contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning will be burned even if he remains on the sidelines for the remainder of the season, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly confirmed to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet. The Lightning may have been looking to toll the..." March 04

  • What's next for Jonathan Drouin and the Lightning?

    CBS Sports "The 2016 NHL trade deadline was all about the trades that didn't happen, and perhaps none were more surprising than the Tampa Bay Lightning still holding on to winger Jonathan Drouin. If any player rumored to be on the block seemed certain to get moved before the 3 p.m. ET deadline, Drouin was..." March 01

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    I think if Minnesota can't do a deal for bigger names like Boedker or Drouin they might circle back to Buffalo on McGinn if he's still there

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    Adrian Dater @adater

    Drouin won't be coming to Colorado. Avs are out on him

  • Ducks and Lightning in ‘deep’ Jonathan Drouin talks

    Sportsnet "Sami Vatanen‘s high contract request has reportedly put the Anaheim Ducks defenceman in play on NHL trade deadline day. As of Sunday, he was “likely” the player the Tampa Bay Lightning is targeting in a potential Jonathan Drouin trade, according to a report by Jimmy Murphy of" February 29