Lightning sign 2019 first-round draft pick Nolan Foote

The Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed 2019 first-round draft pick Nolan Foote to a three-year entry level contract.

The Lightning took the 18-year old forward from Kelowna of the Western Hockey League 27th overall. He is the younger brother of the Lightning's 2017 first-round pick Cal Foote and the son of former NHL defenseman Adam Foote.

Foote had 36 goals and 63 points in 66 games during the 2018-19 season.

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The signing was announced Tuesday.


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