(Source: Daniel Wallace/Times)

It was announced on Friday morning that the Tampa Bay Lightning have resigned defensement Andrej Sustr to a one-year one-way contract.

Sustr, 23, posted one goal and eight points, in 43 games with the Lightning last season. He lone goal was the first in his NHL career and came against the Dallas Stars on April 5th at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

A native of Plzen, Czech Republic, had a career best two assists on November 16 in Phoenix. He made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut against the Montreal Canadiens in 2014, where he skated in three games. Last season he played in 12 games with the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL. He had one goal and three assists in that span.

Standing in at 6-foot-8 and weighing in at 225-pounds, he has appeared in 45 games with the Lightning over two seasons. He’s posted one goal and eight points in his career. The Czech was signed as a free agent by the Lightning on March 21, 2013 out of the University of Nebraska-Omaha. With Nebraska, he has appeared in 81 games over three seasons and notched 15 goals and 51 points.


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