BRANDON - Three days ahead of free agency, the Lightning ensured two of their own did not get away, even if one coach did.
Tampa Bay signed forwards Cory Conacher and Gabriel Dumont each to two-year contracts on Wednesday. Both were scheduled to become unrestricted free agents on Saturday.
While the two players were retained, Syracuse Crunch assistant coach Trent Cull left the team to take the head coaching job with the Utica Comets, the farm team of the Vancouver Canucks.
Both Conacher and Dumont proved valuable members of the Lightning organization last season, both in Tampa Bay and Syracus...
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