With a few changes to the roster this offseason, the Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to put together the 2013-14 depth chart and return to the postseason for the first time since 2011. The annual 3-on-3-prospect tournament finished July 10 and provided fans and coaches a great look at the players who could potentially round out the lineup.
Depth is key for the Bolts this offseason. HockeyProspectus.com ranked the Lightning as the top-rated prospect system in the league. The next step is for the prospects’ success to translate to NHL-level success.
With last season in mind, the offseason acquisitions and success so far at prospect camp, let's take an early look at the Lightning’s depth chart for next season.