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Meet Anthony Cirelli, the 23-year-old from Ontario who is currently filling that role for the Tampa Bay Lightning, sandwiched between Alex Killorn and Tyler Johnson. Submit changes (incorrect DOB, missing stats, incorrect stats, social media links etc) using a web form and we will review your update request within 24 hours and update accordingly. "[Dan] just says, 'Come to work every day and good things will happen' and that's what I kind of did," Cirelli says. He was selected by the Lightning in the third round (72nd overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Cirelli won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Lightning in 2020. Ranked #67 by NHL CENTRAL SCOUTING (NA Skaters, 2015 NHL Entry Draft: Make no mistake, Tampa Bay knows well how impactful a player Cirelli is. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. “We wanted all the team captains up there and wanted Steven a part of it,” McDonagh said. “We had a chance to win,” said Varlamov, whose 46 saves were a single-season playoff careeer high. For one, I doubt Tampa Bay wants to move him within its own division, or even the Eastern Conference, if it can be avoided.  On May 19, 2016, the Lightning signed Cirelli to a three-year entry level contract.  On January 28, 2016, Cirelli was named as captain of the Generals. We reserve the right to close comments at any time. Letters must include the writer’s full name, address, and a daytime phone number. Upload the photo, let us review it and we will upload it within 48 hours, assuming you confirm you have the photographer's permisson to have it uploaded at eliteprospects.com. "I watch it year after year, and it's a huge honour to be playing in the tournament and representing the country," Cirelli says. Simple. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Not long ago, he wasn't considered good enough. , On January 9, 2017, Cirelli was traded by the Oshawa Generals to the Erie Otters. Our goal is to be playing for the Stanley Cup. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. He's happy to see some familiar faces from Lightning training camp and knows that having a feel for their tendencies and style of play is crucial in a short tournament. Jacksonville, Florida. Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Western Conference-champion Dallas Stars is Saturday night. “He’s been a huge part of this run even without playing. 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Forget representing his country — the Woodbridge, Ont., native wasn't even deemed worthy of an OHL draft pick before cracking the lineup of the Oshawa Generals as a walk-on in the 2014-15 season. Anthony Cirelli will represent Canada for the first time when the world junior hockey championship begins on Boxing Day in Toronto and Montreal. Stamkos, Hedman, Alex Killorn and Ryan McDonagh were the first players to shake deputy commissioner Bill Daly's hand inside the NHL bubble that has had zero positive coronavirus test results. The 6-0, 193-pounder is finishing off his second full season in the big leagues and had 16 goals and 28 assists in 68 regular-season games — good for sixth in scoring on a deep Lightning club — and was a team-leading +28. Julien BriseBois, general manager for the Tampa Bay Lightning, is facing a salary cap crunch this off-season. The price for Cirelli would be higher than Frolik, but it's one Cheveldayoff should be willing to pay. The Islanders got their break in Game 5 to prolong the series when Tampa Bay defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk fanned on a shot to pave the way for Jordan Eberle's double-overtime goal, but they were on the wrong side of it Thursday. I still get goosebumps when I re-watch it," Cirelli says. He had appeared in 51 games where he had 14-goals and 37 points. anthony cirelli is a 1968 graduate of St. Agnes Boys High School in New York, NY. Anthony Cirelli (born July 15, 1997) is a Canadian professional ice hockey center who is currently playing for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL). Complete player biography and stats. On April 29, 2019, Cirelli was selected to make his full international debut after he was named to the Team Canada roster for the 2019 IIHF World Championship, held in Slovakia. Cirelli tallied 13 goals and 23 assists in 68 regular season games to go along with a plus-34 rating. Season’s over.”. I think it’s every kid’s dream to be in this situation. Terms and Conditions, Cookie and Privacy Policies. Players and coaches screamed with joy after taking a team photo with Daly.