The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed defenseman Sean Day and signed Finnish free agent forward Waltteri Merela.
Both players received one-year, two-way contracts on Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Day, 25, registered 14 assists in 63 games with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch in 2022-23. He played in two games for the Lightning in 2021-22.
The New York Rangers drafted Day in the third round in 2016. He signed with the Lightning as a free agent in 2020.
Merela, 24, played for Tappara in the Finnish Elite League in 2022-23 and posted 33 points (15 goals, 18 assists) in 41 games.
–Field Level Media