• Bolts Bring Martindale In On PTO

    News: Ryan Martindale signed a professional tryout contract with the Lightning on Tuesday, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
    Analysis: Ryan Martindale split time with two AHL clubs in 2014-15, generating 16 goals and 11 assists across 64 games. The Bolts boast one of the deepest forward corps in hockey, so it's unlikely that Martindale is able to escape training camp with a spot on the 23-man roster in hand. Expect him to open the 2015-16 campaign at the AHL level.
  • Panthers Sign Martindale To One-Year, Two-Way Deal

    News: Ryan Martindale signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Panthers on Monday.
    Analysis: The 22-year-old played in 37 games for the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL last season, recording five goals and nine assists after coming over from the Oilers in January. He'll likely split next season between the AHL and NHL.
  • Panthers Acquire Martindale

    News: Ryan Martindale was traded to the Panthers on Friday in exchange for fellow minor leaguer Steve Pinizzotto.
    Analysis: Ryan Martindale was a third-round in 2010, but he has yet to play in the NHL, and the Oilers decided to move on. Martindale figures to report to AHL San Antonio for his new team.
  • Oilers' Martindale Signs Entry-Level Deal

    News: Ryan Martindale signed a three-year, entry-level deal with Edmonton on Saturday, according to the Oilers web site.
    Analysis: Ryan Martindale had 34 goals and 49 helpers in the OHL last season. He was the Oilers' third-round pick in the 2010 draft.
  • Oilers' Martindale Leaves Game With Hip Flexor

    News: Ryan Martindale left the game Tuesday with a hip flexor, according to the Edmonton Sun.
    Analysis: Bad timing for Ryan Martindale who was shining so far in the Young Stars tournament. No word yet on when he will return to the lineup or if this setback will keep him from trying to earn a spot with the team.