Lightning Recall D Vladmir Mihalik from Norfolk on Emergency Basis
TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Vladmir Mihalik from Norfolk of the American Hockey League on an emergency basis, Executive Vice President and General Manager Brian Lawton announced.
A 6-foot-7, 222-pound native of Presov, Slovakia, Mihalik has recorded two goals and eight points in 29 games for the Admirals this season. He has also recorded one power-play goal.
Mihalik is in his second professional season and played in two games with Tampa Bay to start the season, recording two penalty minutes and one shot on goal.
The 22-year-old was drafted by the Lightning in the first round, 30th overall, at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.