Tampa Bay Lightning Restricted Free Agents tended Qualifying Offers

The Bolts made qualifying offers (meaning they retain negotiating rights to these players) to defensemen Lukas Krajicek, Matt Smaby, Matt Lashoff and Mike Lundin; forwards Martins Karsums, Blair Jones, Radek Smolenak and Lauri Tukonen; and goaltender Karri Ramo.

Though Ramo and Smolenak have both agreed to play int he Kontinental Hockey League in Russia next year, they remain property of the Lightning.

As of Friday, the Lightning were reporting being close to a deal to put Krajicek under contract for next season...  So that may be one last RFA to worry about.

Further thinning the goaltending corp, goalie Mike McKenna was not given a qualifying offer and is now a Unrestricted Free Agent. Justin Keller was also not tendered a qualifying offer.