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Michael Blunden | Winger

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (28) / 12/15/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 216
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Michael Blunden has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Lightning.
He made just two appearances with Tampa Bay last season and he had 22 points in 33 AHL with the Syracuse Crunch. Jun 29 - 6:54 PM

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Michael Blunden is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to what is believed to be a knee injury.

According to the Syracuse Post Standard, Blunden will require surgery. Blunden had 13 goals and 22 points in 33 games with Tampa Bay's AHL affiliate in Syracuse. He also skated in two matches with the Lightning this year.
Feb 4 - 11:23 AM

Michael Blunden has been returned to the minors.

He dressed in two games with the Lightning last week because of injuries. However, he didn't see much ice time and was a non-factor. Blunden was reassigned to AHL Syracuse on Sunday.
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 11:16:00 AM

Michael Blunden probably didn't have time to unpack as he was recalled from Syracuse Saturday.

He was just assigned to the Crunch on Friday but due to injuries to J.T. Brown and Brett Connolly he was needed back in Tampa.
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 12:06:00 PM

The Lightning sent down forward Michael Blunden to Syracuse Friday.

Cedric Pacquette was recalled to take Blunden's place. This swtcheroo will have little to no fantasy impact.
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 11:55:00 AM

Michael Blunden has been called up by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Blunden has two goals and three points in four AHL games this season. The 27-year-old typically doesn't do much offensively at the NHL level.
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 12:49:00 PM

Michael Blunden and five other players cleared waivers on Sunday and they will assigned to AHL Syracuse.

Mike Angelidis, Phillipe Paradis and Jerome Samson, as well as defensemen J.P. Cote and Matt Corrente have been cut from Tampa Bay's training camp roster.
Mon, Sep 29, 2014 10:21:00 AM

Michael Blunden (personal) is still away from the Lightning.

He left the team on Sunday because his wife was expecting their first child. Blunden signed a two-way deal with Tampa Bay in July and he's probably ticketed for the minors for the upcoming season.
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 08:38:00 AM

Michael Blunden has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Blunden had 37 points and 79 penalty minutes in 68 AHL games last season. He also played in seven contests with the Montreal Canadiens in 2013-14 and didn't record a point. At the age of 27, he should be regarded primarily as an organizational depth forward.
Tue, Jul 1, 2014 03:53:00 PM

Michael Blunden has been promoted by the Montreal Canadiens.

Blunden has 36 points and 79 penalty minutes in 66 AHL contests. The 27-year-old forward has no fantasy value.
Fri, Apr 11, 2014 05:42:00 PM

The Montreal Canadiens sent Michael Blunden to the AHL on the Sunday.

Max Pacioretty's return to the Habs lineup paved his way to the minors. The winger doesn't have fantasy value so this is just an FYI.
Sun, Nov 3, 2013 01:37:00 PM

Michael Blunden was a healthy scratch Saturday night in Colorado.

He sat in the press box to allow Max Pacioretty to return to the lineup after missing eight games with a hamstring injury. Blunden really has no fantasy value.
Sun, Nov 3, 2013 10:19:00 AM

Michael Blunden has been called up by the Montreal Canadiens.

Blunden has two goals and three points in three AHL games. He has eight points and 100 penalty minutes in 95 career NHL contests.
Mon, Oct 21, 2013 01:46:00 PM

Michael Blunden was among Montreal's roster cuts Thursday.

The Canadiens also assigned forwards Martin St-Pierre, Christian Thomas, Nick Tarnasky and Patrick Holland as well as defensemen Magnus Nygren, Darren Dietz and Greg Pateryn to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL.
Thu, Sep 26, 2013 01:34:00 PM

Michael Blunden has inked a one-year, two-way contract with the Montreal Canadiens.

Blunden has eight points and 100 penalty minutes in 95 career NHL games. He's not expected to ever have much, if any, fantasy value in standard leagues.
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 12:23:00 PM

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