Mark Bell

#18LW,
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 220
Born:
Birth Place: St. Pauls, Ontario
Draft: 1998 1st round (8th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Palat feels ‘pretty good’ about the Lightning’s chances of bouncing back next season
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    Palat feels ‘pretty good’ about the Lightning’s chances of bouncing back next season

    Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman accomplished quite a bit this offseason. Not only did he acquire Mikhail Sergachev for Jonathan Drouin, but he also managed to lose Jason Garrison‘s contract before re-signing Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat. They also signed Chris Kunitz and Dan Girardi in free agency. Even though fitting everyone under the cap couldn’t have been easy, Yzerman managed to get it done, and it has at least some of his players excited about the prospect of next season. “I feel pretty good about the team,” Palat, who signed a five-year, $26.5 million contract extension last week, told the Tampa Bay Times. “I like all the new guys. They’re in the league for a while. Great veteran

  • The Ducks May Have Valued The Wrong Defenseman
    Anaheim Calling

    The Ducks May Have Valued The Wrong Defenseman

    The NHL Expansion Draft was a year-long headache for the Anaheim Ducks. A Vegas Golden Knights-friendly set of expansion rules — combined with Anaheim’s pile of talented defensemen — made it feel like a near certainty that the Knights would be able to nab an important piece of the Ducks’ roster. Yet as the Draft approached, it became clear that teams around the league were finding creative ways to get Vegas to lay off of their prized possessions. Suspicion grew that Anaheim had gone that route when it was reported that Kevin Bieksa hadn’t even been asked to waive his no-move clause, effectively exposing the blossoming Josh Manson. Even for the harshest critics of Ducks’ general manager Bob Murray,