Tampa Bay Lightning Sign Forward Felix Robert To Entry Level Contract


SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Félix Robert to a two-year, entry-level contract vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

Robert, 22, spent the 2021-22 regular season with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the American Hockey League where he scored 16 goals, tallied 34 points and recorded a plus-19 rating, leading Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for plus-minus. Robert ranked tied for third on the Penguins for goals and fifth for scoring. In six 2022 Calder Cup playoff games, Robert notched two goals and four points.

The 5-foot-9, 180-pound Robert has played in 90 career AHL games over two seasons with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in 2020-21 and 2021-22, posting 22 goals and 47 points. He also played 10 games for the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL in 2020-21, tallying five goals and six points.

Prior to turning pro with the Penguins, the undrafted Robert suited up for four seasons for Sherbrooke of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, supplying 81 goals and 216 points in 219 career games. The Lambton, Quebec native finished his junior career holding several Sherbrooke franchise records, including career power-play goals (29), longest point streak (16 games) and most points in a single season (92, 2019-20). His 216 career points rank second in Phoenix history.

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