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Michael Bournival | Winger | #15

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/31/1992
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 198
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 3 (71) / COL
Contract: view contract details

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Tampa Bay has assigned Michael Bournival to the minors.
That probably means he is ready to return to action after recovering from an upper-body injury. Bournival hasn't played since Jan. 24. Feb 8 - 2:58 PM

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Michael Bournival (upper body) was a full participant in Sunday's practice.

He has missed the last four games due to an upper-body injury, but appears to be close to returning to game action. Bournival is considered day-to-day.
Feb 6 - 10:35 AM

Michael Bournival (upper body) didn't attend Monday's practice.

Bournival didn't play on Thursday due to the ailment. Since then he was put on and cleared waivers, but he hasn't been sent to the minors.
Jan 30 - 2:02 PM

Michael Bournival cleared waivers on Saturday however, he has not been reassigned to AHL Syracuse just yet.

Tampa Bay has 10 days to make a decision, and they'll likely take their time so as to make sure their primary roster is healthy enough to play on Tuesday. Stay tuned.
Jan 28 - 12:10 PM

Michael Bournival has been placed on waivers.

Bournival has a goal and two points in 17 games with Tampa Bay. He's working with a two-way deal that comes with a $575,000 annual cap hit when he's in the NHL.
Jan 27 - 1:42 PM

Michael Bournival has been sidelined with an upper body injury.

The 24-year-old has had a nice season for himself. Bournival has two points in 17 games with the Lightning, plus he's potted five goals and 13 points in 25 games for the Crunch. Consider him day-to-day, for now.
Jan 26 - 7:20 PM

The Lightning have recalled Michael Bournival from Syracuse of the AHL for Sunday's game.

He will likely be needed as J.T. Brown was injured Saturday night after taking a shoulder to the head from Wayne Simmonds. Bournival has no fantasy value.
Jan 8 - 10:58 AM

Michael Bournival has been demoted by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Bournival has a goal in 10 games with Tampa Bay. At the AHL level he has five goals and 13 points in 24 contests.
Jan 4 - 5:50 PM

Michael Bournival has proved to be a useful energy player for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Bournival spent some time with the Montreal Canadiens over the last couple of seasons, but concussions derailed his career. This season, he spent the beginning of the year in the AHL, but has now suited up in seven games for the Bolts. He's averaged just under 10 minutes of ice time per game and has racked up one goal in seven contests. Bournival isn't on the fantasy radar, but his journey back to the NHL is a nice story.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 11:02:00 AM

The Tampa Bay Lightning have called up Michael Bournival.

Bournival had five goals and 13 points in 24 AHL contests in 2016-17. He has played in three NHL games, but hasn't recorded a point yet at that level this season.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 11:32:00 AM

Michael Bournival has been sent back to the minors.

He skated in three games with the Lightning last week after he was brought up from AHL Syracuse on Nov. 30.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 11:38:00 AM

Michael Bournival got to play in his first NHL game Thursday night since Feb. 28, 2015.

He skated in just 20 games with St. John's last season and missed most of the year because of a concussion. "I'm very proud of what I did to get back in the NHL," Bournival said. "Now I've got an opportunity to prove myself."
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 09:09:00 AM

Michael Bournival has been summoned from the minors.

He has earned five goals and 11 points 17 games with AHL Syracuse this season. Bournival hasn't seen NHL action since 2014-15 when he was with Montreal and he generated five points in 29 appearances.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 12:50:00 PM

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed Michael Bournival to a contract.

He received a one-year, two-way contract and could be a fit on the fourth line of the Lightning in 2016-17. Bournival missed the 2015-16 campaign because of a concussion.
Fri, Jul 1, 2016 01:21:00 PM

Michael Bournival did not get a qualifying offer from Montreal, so he can become an unrestricted free agent.

He didn't see any NHL action in 2015-16 because of a concussion. Bournival picked up one goal and seven helpers in 20 AHL contests with St. John's.
Tue, Jun 28, 2016 10:26:00 AM

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