Defenseman Keith Aulie not given qualifying offer

he became the odd man out during the 2013-14 NHL season,a nd the Tampa Bay Lightning could not move him despite being very public about his availability. It becomes no surprise that defenseman Keith Aulie was not extended a qualifying offer form the club this afternoon, making him an unrestricted free agent come noon tomorrow.

Anders Lindback was the other high-end RFA who was not qualified by the club this afternoon, but it's not news they didn't playn to give him a qualifying offer.

Aulie played only 15 games with the Lightning this past season, notching a single assist. He was a minus-three.