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46-18-15 107
50-24-6 106
46-24-9 101
44-27-8 96
38-32-9 85
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Top Alex Barre-Boulet News

  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Waived Thursday

    Barre-Boulet was placed on waivers Thursday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

    Barre-Boulet has six goals and nine points in 36 outings with Tampa Bay in 2023-24. If he clears waivers, he'll likely be sent to AHL Syracuse.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: More scratches than not

    Barre-Boulet has dressed in just five of Tampa Bay's 15 games in 2024.

    He has just two shots and three hits in those five contests, while skating limited ice time (6:31-11:50). Barre-Boulet is an undersized buzzsaw with offensive talent, but he needs lots of ice in a top-six situation to truly shine. He won't get that in Tampa Bay.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Scratched against Florida

    Barre-Boulet was a healthy scratch Wednesday in a 3-2 loss to Florida.

    His ice time had dropped to under eight minutes in the previous two contests, so his scratch didn't come as a surprise. Barre-Boulet is an offensive-minded forward who is best suited on the wing in the top six, but the Lightning generally deploy him on line four. He needs opportunity to knock for him to unleash his potential.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Finds scoresheet in loss

    Barre-Boulet scored a goal on three shots in Thursday's 5-1 loss to the Predators.

    Barre-Boulet scored Tampa's lone goal in the first period Thursday, one-timing a feed from Brandon Hagel to give the Lightning an early 1-0 lead. The goal is Barre-Boulet's first point since Nov. 7 -- the 26-year-old forward had been scoreless in his last nine games while serving as a healthy scratch in five contests. While Barre-Boulet can offer some scoring upside in the Lightning's top-six, it's hard to rely on consistent production at this point. He has five goals and eight points through 21 games this season.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Extends point streak to four games

    Barre-Boulet provided a goal and an assist in Tampa Bay's 4-3 overtime loss to Seattle on Monday.

    Barre-Boulet went from being on waivers Oct. 10 and only getting called back up from the AHL on Oct. 12 because Tyler Motte (upper body) was hurt in the season opener, to becoming one of the Lightning's hottest forwards. The 26-year-old is on a four-game scoring streak, contributing three goals and five points in that span. He served in a top-six role and on the first power-play unit Monday, finishing the contest with 15:24 of ice time. Although he'll have a very tough time maintaining that spot on the Lightning, Barre-Boulet did provide 24 goals and 84 points in 69 outings with AHL Syracuse last year. He's struggled to find his way in the NHL, but he is capable of making an offensive impact under the right circumstances.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Scores in second straight game

    Barre-Boulet scored a goal Tuesday in a 3-0 win over Carolina.

    Barre-Boulet has found the back of the net in two straight games. He pushed the score to 2-0 late in the second period when he played give-and-go with Darren Raddysh. A nice tip and the puck was behind Pyotr Kochetkov. The 26-year-old winger saw only 11:11 of ice time Tuesday, but part of that was on the top line. Barre-Boulet must be in a top-six situation to optimize his skills, so shrinking ice time is a concern.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Skates on top line

    Barre-Boulet played 16:57 Tuesday in a 3-2 overtime loss to Buffalo. He had one shot and one minor penalty.

    He skated on the top line with Brayden Point and Nikita Kucherov, and while Barre-Boulet didn't produce points, he also didn't look out of place. It's the kind of offensive opportunity that Barre-Boulet needs to prove he belongs in the NHL and not the AHL. Keep any eye on his progress.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Called up from AHL

    Barre-Boulet was promoted from the minors Thursday.

    Barre-Boulet's call-up comes as Tyler Motte (hand) iwas designated for injured reserve, per the NHL media site. Last season, the 26-year-old Barre-Boulet was limited to just one appearance for the Lightning in which he generated one shot in 10:01 of ice time.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Goes on waivers

    Barre-Boulet was placed on waivers Tuesday, according to Chris Johnston of TSN.

    Barre-Boulet amassed 24 goals and 84 points in 69 games with AHL Syracuse last season. The 26-year-old forward has six goals and nine points in 32 career NHL appearances. If he goes unclaimed, Barre-Boulet will probably be back with Tampa Bay's top minor-league affiliate to begin the 2023-24 campaign.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Strong chance to earn NHL job

    Barre-Boulet is skating on the third line in training camp alongside Nick Paul and Tanner Jeannot.

    Barre-Boulet had a great year in the AHL in 2022-23, finishing second overall among scorers in both assists and points (69 games; 24 goals, 60 assists for 84 points). "He has proven all he can prove in the American League," said head coach Jon Cooper. "There are spots on this team open, more than there probably have been in the last five years." Barre-Boulet skates well and can score, so he needs to play to that strength to earn a gig out of camp. So far, so good.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Reassigned to AHL

    Barre-Boulet was dropped to AHL Syracuse on Friday, per CapFriendly.

    Barre-Boulet appeared in just one NHL game this season. He likely won't see any action during the postseason.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Receives call-up

    Barre-Boulet was called up from AHL Syracuse on Thursday, Eduardo A. Encina of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

    Barre-Boulet was called up as injury insurance since the Lightning are missing Mikey Eyssimont (undisclosed). Barring additional injuries to the forward group, Barre-Boulet is unlikely to join the lineup in the postseason.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Sent down

    Barre-Boulet was assigned to AHL Syracuse on Monday.

    Barre-Boulet logged 10:01 of ice time in Friday's win over St. Louis. He has four goals and 24 points in 16 AHL appearances this year.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Recalled from AHL

    Barre-Boulet was recalled from AHL Syracuse on Friday.

    Barre-Boulet was sent down to Syracuse during training camp and has been on fire this season with four goals and 24 points in just 16 AHL contests. Barre-Boulet had three goals and three assists last season in 16 NHL games, playing 14 for the Lightning and a pair with Seattle. Look for a bottom-six role for Barre-Boulet when he gets into the Tampa Bay lineup.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Clears waivers and off to AHL

    Barre-Boulet has cleared waivers and been assigned to the AHL Syracuse Crunch, reports NHL.com.

    Barre-Boulet didn't clear waivers last season after camp and was claimed by the Seattle Kraken. But he was reclaimed by the Bolts just 11 days later and spent most of the season with the Crunch, putting up 16 goals and 63 points in 58 games. Barre-Boulet also played 14 games with the LIghtning (three goals, two assists).

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Pops up on waivers

    Barre-Boulet was placed on waivers by Tampa Bay on Monday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

    Barre-Boulet's waiver designation, along with that of Gemel Smith, could be an indication that either youngster Gabriel Fortier or Cole Koepke is close to earning a spot on the 23-man roster. Still, the Bolts could just be making procedural moves as neither Fortier nor Koepke needs waivers before being reassigned to the minors. Even if Barre-Boulet does make the Opening Night roster, he figures to fill a bottom-six role.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Flipped back to minors

    Barre-Boulet was dropped to AHL Syracuse on Monday.

    Barre-Boulet has made 14 appearances for the Lightning this season in which he recorded three goals on 16 shots, two assists and 10 hits. Despite solid production at the NHL level, the 24-year-old center finds himself splitting his time between the NHL and AHL.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Added to taxi squad

    Barre-Boulet was elevated to the taxi squad Thursday.

    Barre-Boulet has logged 14 games for the Lightning this season in which he registered three goals on 16 shots, two assists and 10 hits while averaging 11:20 of ice time. If the Bolts need to add a player to the lineup, the 24-year-old Quebec native should be atop the list of potential additions to the active roster.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Sent to AHL affiliate

    Barre-Boulet was assigned to AHL Syracuse on Tuesday.

    Barre-Boulet drew into seven contests during his two-week stay with the big club, picking up two goals while averaging 10:58 of ice time per game over that span. The 24-year-old forward will likely continue to bounce between levels throughout the season.

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  • Lightning's Alex Barre-Boulet: Adds insurance tally

    Barre-Boulet scored a goal on three shots in Tuesday's 4-0 win over the Flyers.

    With Brayden Point (upper body) out a minimum of four weeks, Barre-Boulet received a chance to play on the top line. He still logged just 10:49 of ice time, including 1:19 on the power play, but he was able to put away an insurance goal in the third period after a scrambled faceoff by Steven Stamkos. Barre-Boulet is up to six points, nine shots on net, seven hits and a plus-2 rating in 11 contests between the Lightning and Kraken this season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-10, 180 lbs
Birthplace: Montmagny, PQ
Age: 26
Experience: 3
Shoots: Left