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Alex Killorn | Winger | #17

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/14/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 196
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 3 (77) / TB
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Alex Killorn scored in Tampa Bay's 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers
The Lightning went into the third period trailing 2-1, but Killorn managed to tie the game before Ryan Callahan gave them a lead just 12 seconds later. After a hot start, Killorn has slowed down considerably. He's scored just two goals in his last 14 contests (the goals have come in his last four games). Killorn has eight goals and four assists in 21 games this season. He's on pace to surpass his career-high of 17 goals. Nov 24 - 1:31 AM

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Alex Killorn scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

The marker puts an end to his 10-game goalless drought. Killorn's power play goal in the second period gave the Bolts a 2-0 lead at the time and he also picked up the only assist on Nikita Kucherov's goal in the same frame. The 27-year-old has seven goals and three assists in 15 games this season.
Nov 17 - 9:59 PM

Alex Killorn will skate alongside Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat Monday night.

Killorn is changing lines with Brayden Point, who will play with Valtteri Filppula and Ryan Callahan, when the Lightning visit the New York Islanders. Killorn hasn't scored a goal since Oct. 27 and he hasn't earned a point in his last five outings.
Nov 14 - 6:04 PM

Alex Killorn found the back of the net in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens.

Killorn was standing in front of the net when teammate Victor Hedman fed him with a gorgeous slap pass to make it 1-0 for the Lightning. The Bolts couldn't hold on for the win, as they allowed Montreal to score three unanswered goals over the final 20 minutes. Killorn has been terrific so far this season. The 26-year-old has six goals and one assist in seven games this season.
Oct 27 - 11:35 PM

Alex Killorn has lived up to his large contract so far this season.

Killorn signed a seven-year, $31.15 million contract in the off-season and the security of that deal seems to have put him at ease and has resulted in him playing exceptional hockey. In Tampa's first five games Killorn has scored four goals, including one Saturday night against the Senators in a 4-1 victory. The 26-year-old forward is tied for the team lead in scoring with five points and is certainly enjoying his stint centering a line featuring the talented Nikita Kucherov and Tyler Johnson. If Killorn is a free agent in your pool, go get him.
Oct 23 - 10:44 AM

Alex Killorn extended his goal streak to three consecutive games on Tuesday.

He has scored in each of Tampa Bay's first three games of the season. Killorn has been credited with just five shots, so his 60.0 shooting percentage is unlikely to last. Still, he is hot at the start of the year with four points in three matches.
Oct 19 - 11:47 AM

Alex Killorn opened the regular season with a goal and an assist in a 6-4 win over Detroit.

Killorn produced 40 points in 81 games last season. Scoring consistency has been an issue for him, but he can be a good contributor in bursts.
Oct 14 - 9:15 AM

Alex Killorn's recently inked seven-year, $31.15 million contract comes with a modified no-trade clause.

Killorn can't be traded without his permission from 2017-18 through 2019-20. After that, he can limit Tampa Bay's options to a list of 16 teams. He's coming off a season where he had 14 goals and 40 points in 81 contests.
Jul 20 - 12:14 AM

Alex Killorn has agreed to a seven-year, $31.15 million contract.

In other words, Killorn will come with a $4.45 million annual cap hit. The 26-year-old (27 in September) forward has recorded 41, 38, and 40 points in each of the last three seasons. Given his age, he's not really a prospect anymore and we have doubts that he'll ever achieve much higher heights offensively. He was coming off of a two-year, $5.1 million contract and had an arbitration hearing scheduled for July 20 that's now unnecessary.
Jul 17 - 1:20 PM

Alex Killorn has an arbitration hearing scheduled for July 20.

That gives Killorn and the Lightning the least amount of time possible before their hearing. He completed a two-year, $5.1 million contract. In 2015-16, he had 14 goals and 40 points in 81 games.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 11 - 4:42 PM

Alex Killorn has asked for salary arbitration.

Killorn is coming off of a two-year, $5.1 million deal. He had 14 goals and 40 points in 81 contests last season.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 5 - 6:12 PM

Alex Killorn got a qualifying offer from the Lightning on Monday.

Nikita Kucherov, Vladislav Namestnikov, Kristers Gudlevskis, Nikita Nesterov, Tye McGinn and Yanni Gourde received qualifying offers too. Killorn joins Kucherov and Namestnikov as the top priorities for this off-season among the team's restricted free agent crop.

Alex Killorn potted his fifth goal of the playoffs in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win against Pittsburgh.

He got the Lightning on the board after the Penguins took a 2-0 lead. Killorn was credited with a team-leading five hits in the match. He has produced 13 points in 15 games this postseason.
May 23 - 9:06 AM

Alex Killorn earned a pair of assists in Game 3 to help the Lightning post a 5-4 overtime win over the New York Islanders.

He had helpers on goals by Ryan Callahan (power play) and Vladislav Namestnikov in the contest. Killorn has generated three goals and eight points in eight games during the 2016 playoffs.
May 4 - 10:18 AM

Alex Killorn scored a late third-period marker to break a scoreless tie in Game 5, powering the Bolts to a series-clinching 1-0 win over Detroit on Thursday night.

Killorn tapped home a beuatiful centering feed from Ryan Callahan with just 1:43 remaining in the game to give the Bolts the 1-0 win. Killorn had three goals and five points in the five-game series, a great start to building off a strong 2014-15 postseason where the 26-year-old had 18 points.
Apr 21 - 10:03 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Cedric Paquette
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
4J.T. Brown
5Joel Vermin
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Nikita Nesterov
6Andrej Sustr
7Slater Koekkoek
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy