The Lightning are being very cautious with their 2012 first-round pick Slater Koekkoek.
Slater Koekkoek has signed a three-year, entry-level deal with Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay prospect Slater Koekkoek will require a second shoulder surgery that will keep him on the shelf for four to six months.
Slater Koekkoek contributed an assist in Peterborough's 3-0 win against Belleville on Thursday night.
Slater Koekkoek scored a goal on Sunday, yet Peterborough lost to Barrie 4-1 anyway.
Slater Koekkoek notched a goal and a helper for Peterborough in the team's 5-2 win over the Ottawa 67's on Thursday night.
Slater Koekkoek, Tampa's 2012 first-round draft pick has been named the Lightning Prospect Performer of the Week.
Slater Koekkoek registered a goal and an assist as his Peterborough Petes defeated the Niagara IceDogs 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Slater Koekkoek will miss two weeks after suffering a shoulder injury on Thursday.
Slater Koekkoek sustained a shoulder injury during a preseason game on Thursday, but it's not serious.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have taken Slater Koekkoek with the 10th overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.