Feb 15, 2015; San Jose, CA, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) pushes the puck up the ice against San Jose Sharks left wing Matt Nieto (83) during the first period at SAP Center at San Jose. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports
The injury bug has hit the Tampa Bay Lightning as the Bolts are going to be without three regulars for a number of weeks.
The injuries come at a bad time for the Bolts as they battle to win the Atlantic Division and earn home ice in the playoffs.
The Lightning have recalled Mike Angelidis from Syracuse while J.T. Brown will draw back into the lineup after finding himself a healthy scratch in recent weeks. Angelidis has played in seven career NHL games, all with Tampa Bay.
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Coburn, who was acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers on trade deadline day, has two assists in four games with Tampa Bay while providing a level of aggression not often found in Lightning blue liners.
Paquette has 19 points (12 goals) as a bottom-six forward but has regularly provided a spark to the team’s offence with well-timed goals and a dominant forecheck.