Lightning re-sign defenceman Cal Foote to two-year, $1.7M deal

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Cal Foote (52) and Dallas Stars center Andrew Cogliano (11) compete for control of the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)

The Tampa Bay Lightning announced Thursday they have re-signed defenceman Cal Foote to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $850,000.

Foote played in his first NHL season in 2020-21, accumulating one goal and two assists in 35 games, but he did not feature in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

The back-to-back Stanley Cup champions drafted Foote 14th overall in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. The 22-year-old from Denver played 150 games for the AHL's Syracuse Crunch.

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