Cedric Paquette is on the bubble to start the year with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Jonathan Drouin (thumb) was on the ice Tuesday at practice in a no-contact jersey.
Brenden Morrow was back on the ice Tuesday after he missed most of Monday's session due to back spasms.
Michael Blunden and five other players cleared waivers on Sunday and they will assigned to AHL Syracuse.
Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik told the Tampa Tribune that he wants Steven Stamkos to be a member of the Lightning for his entire career.
The Tampa Bay Lightning sent first-rounder Anthony DeAngelo back to the junior level on Saturday.
Tampa GM Steve Yzerman indicated that Jonathan Drouin will join the Tampa roster once he recovers from a broken thumb.
Nikita Kucherov has made a very good impression on the Tampa coaching staff in three exhibition games thus far.
Steve Stamkos made his preseason debut Friday night in a 6-3 win over Dallas.
Ben Bishop took a very solid first step in proving that he has recovered from a wrist injury that required offseason surgery.
Anton Stralman had a strong overall game on Friday as Tampa Bay cruised to a 6-3 win over the Dallas Stars.
Brian Boyle is eager to get some work in the preseason with Tampa Bay.
Jonathan Drouin (thumb) was on the ice for Thursday's practice, but he did not participate in on-ice drills.
Michael Blunden (personal) is still away from the Lightning.
Jonathan Marchessault scored a pair of goals for the Lightning Tuesday as they defeated Nashville by a score of 4-2 in preseason action.