A potential UFA option to back up Ben Bishop this year in Tampa Bay is off the market.
Confirmed goalie Chad Johnson has signed with the #Islanders.— Joe Smith (@TBTimes_JSmith) July 1, 2014
Or I guess maybe these guys:
With Johnson off the back-up goalie market, Anders Lindback could return to #TBLightning. Other options include Brodeur, Vokoun, Montoya,etc— Joe Smith (@TBTimes_JSmith) July 1, 2014
Justin Peters, also off the market:
Peters signs with Caps, Washington Post reports.— Chip Alexander (@ice_chip) July 1, 2014
That leaves very few goalies available to the Lightning.