Tampa Bay is given right of first refusal or draft choice compensation should the players sign with another NHL club
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have issued qualifying offers to nine players on Monday, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.
Below is the list of players receiving qualifying offers:
- F Michael Bournival
- D Jake Dotchin
- G Kristers Gudlevskis
- F Tyler Johnson
- D Slater Koekkoek
- F Tye McGinn
- F Ondrej Palat
- F Matthew Peca
- F Tanner Richard
The deadline for NHL clubs to issue offers is today. By issuing qualifying offers to the aforementioned players, the Lightning are given the right of first refusal or draft choice compensation should the player sign an offer sheet with another NHL club.
Players not being qualified are Dylan Blujus, Jonathan Racine and Henri Ikonen.
Source: Official Tampa Bay Lightning Press Release