Player Spotlight: Alex Killorn continues to grow in Lightning system
Each weekday during leading up to Lightning training camp in mid-September, TampaBayLightning.com will take a look at a Bolts player before the 2014-15 NHL season...
ACQUIRED Selected by the Lightning in the third round, 77th overall, at the 2007 NHL Entry Draft
BORN Halifax, Nova Scotia
EXPERIENCE NHL – 3rd, Lightning – 3rd
Signed two-year, one-way contract extension with Tampa Bay on June 19
2013-14 SEASON: Skated in 82 games with the Lightning, posting 17 goals and 41 points to go along with 63 penalty minutes…1 of 3 players on the Lightning to skate in all 82 games …Ranked 6th on the Bolts for goals with 17…Recorded a season-high 7 shots and tallied his 17th goal of the season on Apr. 1 vs. MTL…Recorded a career-high 15 penalty minutes on March 19 at TOR…Tallied a career-best 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) and was the game’s 1st star on Nov. 2 vs. STL.
SEASON PREVIEW IN 50 WORDS OR LESS: Killorn doubled his offensive output in his sophomore season, as well as captured top line minutes and a plus-8 rating – which earned him a two-year deal. Don’t be surprised to see him continue to grow and contribute regularly to the stat sheet.
SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT -- @akillorn19