|Assets:||Has good size, versatility and strong two-way acumen. Can also put points on the board, which adds to his overall value. Can be used in all game situations.|
|Flaws:||Will he score enough at the National Hockey League level to maximize his all-round potential? The jury is still out. Also needs to become more assertive.|
|Career Potential:||Big two-way forward with some upside.|
|ECAC||First All-Star Team||2011-12|
|NCAA||East First All-American Team||2011-12|
|11/13/2014||Missed 4 games (upper body injury).|
|11/06/2014||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|10/28/2014||Missed 4 games (upper body injury).|
|10/25/2014||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|10/20/2014||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|6/19/2014||Signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a two-year contract extension.|
|2/10/2013||Recalled from Syracuse (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|3/19/2012||Signed by the Tampa Bay Lightning to a two-year two-way contract.|
|6/23/2007||Drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round (77th overall) in 2007.|
Lightning winger Alex Killorn scored his eighth goal of the season early in the second period on Saturday, which turned out to be the game-winner. | 12/27/2014 9:46 PM
NewsLightning winger Alex Killorn scored his eighth goal of the season early in the second period on Saturday, which turned out to be the game-winner.
ImpactKillorn scored at the 4:53 mark on passes from Ryan Callahan and Valtteri Filppula. Killorn has seven assists and a plus-five rating to go with his eight goals.
Lightning center/winger Alex Killorn is questionable for Tuesday's game against Chicago due to an upper body injury. | 11/10/2014 3:19 PM
NewsLightning center/winger Alex Killorn is questionable for Tuesday's game against Chicago due to an upper body injury.
ImpactHe was seen skating Friday with a contact jersey. He has four points in eight games this season after 41 last season.
Lightning center/winger Alex Killorn will start the season on Tampa Bay's second line. | 09/27/2014 5:06 PM
NewsLightning center/winger Alex Killorn will start the season on Tampa Bay's second line.
ImpactHe is expected to start at left wing this year, and after coming off a 41-point season, will have a chance to improve upon those numbers. However, Killorn holds nothing more, than sleeper potential.
Bolts re-sign Alex Killorn to a 2-year deal | 06/19/2014 10:28 AM
NewsAlex Killorn has inked a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Pierre LeBrun on Twitter
ImpactAccording to TSN and ESPN insider Pierre LeBrun the deal is worth $5.1 million. It will earn Killorn $2.4 million in 2014-15 and $2.7 million the season after. In 82 games with the Bolts last season, he recorded 17 goals and 41 points.
Killorn to play with Stamkos and Johnson | 04/18/2014 11:36 AM
NewsLook for Alex Killorn to take the place of the injured Ondrej Palat on Tampa's top line alongside Steven Stamkos and Tyler Johnson.
ImpactHe has had success alongside Stamkos (who hasn't) and practised on Thursday on the number one unit. If you have daily transactions in your playoff pool, be sure to pick up Killorn for Friday night's contest.
Alex Killorn makes impressive playoff debut | 04/17/2014 11:08 AM
NewsAlex Killorn produced a goal and an assist in Game 1 Wednesday night against Montreal.
ImpactHe looked great alongside Steve Stamkos, but the Lightning lost their postseason opener by a 5-4 score in overtime. Still, it was an impressive NHL playoff debut for Killorn, who recorded 17 goals and 41 points during the regular season.
Report: No discipline coming for Alex Killorn | 03/20/2014 5:39 PM
NewsAlex Killorn will reportedly not face any supplemental discipline for his hit from behind on Toronto's Paul Ranger.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactKillorn received a five-minute major and a game misconduct on the play, but he'll be in the lineup for the Lightning on Thursday night. He doesn't have a point in his last seven contests.
Alex Killorn tossed after hit on Paul Ranger | 03/20/2014 11:31 AM
NewsAlex Killorn was apologetic after hitting Toronto's Paul Ranger from behind during Wednesday night's win.
ImpactHe reached out to Ranger and sent him a voice message after the Leafs defenseman left the ice on a stretcher. "I'm happy that he is OK, I heard through the (Toronto public relations staff) and stuff that he is doing all right now," Killorn said. "It's kind of a scary moment, one of those plays where I commit to hit someone without knowing if they are going to turn, so it's just an unfortunate play." The Tampa Bay forward was assessed 15 minutes in penalties and he was ejected from the game as a result of the play.
Alex Killorn scores in his 100th NHL game | 03/05/2014 9:00 AM
NewsAlex Killorn suited up in his 100th career NHL game Tuesday night.
ImpactHe scored his 15th goal of the season and received 16:25 of ice time in a 4-2 loss against the St. Louis Blues. Killorn has 36 points in 62 games this campaign.
Alex Killorn assists in Lightning victory | 02/02/2014 11:21 AM
NewsAlex Killorn picked up an assist in Tampa Bay's 2-1 overtime win on Saturday.
ImpactKillorn has recorded a point in three of his last four contests. That gives him 13 goals and 19 assists in 55 games in 2013-14.
Alex Killorn scores in loss to Columbus | 01/13/2014 9:48 PM
NewsAlex Killorn scored a goal for the Lightning in a 3-2 loss to Columbus Monday night.
ImpactKillorn's power play marker was the 12th of the season for the hulking forward and was assisted by Matt Carle and Radko Gudas. Victor Hedman also added a tally for Tampa Bay in the losing effort.
Alex Killorn posts 2 points against Canucks | 01/02/2014 10:14 AM
NewsAlex Killorn notched a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 4-2 win over Vancouver.
St. Petersburg Times
ImpactHe has 10 goals and 23 points in 40 games this campaign, which has surpassed his totals from the lockout-shortened season. The 24-year-old has seen slightly more ice time in 2013-14 and he's on pace to hit the 20-goal mark in his sophomore year.
Alex Killorn scores in win over Predators | 12/19/2013 11:30 PM
NewsAlex Killorn registered his eighth goal of the season in Thursday's 4-2 win over Nashville.
ImpactKillorn has struggled to generate offense while Steve Stamkos misses time with injury, but this appears to be a good buy-low opportunity. Richard Panik, Teddy Purcell and Martin St. Louis all scored goals for the victorious Lightning.
Bolts' Alex Killorn nets ENG to end slumps | 12/16/2013 10:27 AM
NewsAlex Killorn scored an empty netter in Sunday's win over Detroit.
ImpactIt was his first goal since Nov. 16 and it ended an eight-game scoreless drought. Killorn has 17 points in 33 contests this year. He had plenty of fantasy value earlier this year on a line with Steven Stamkos and Martin St. Louis, but he's struggled offensively since Stamkos was injured.
Alex Killorn quietly recording points | 11/16/2013 10:52 PM
NewsAlex Killorn netted a goal and added an assist but Tampa Bay lost 6-3 to the Coyotes on Saturday night.
ImpactThe 24-year-old second-year player has enjoyed a fine season, with six goals and 15 points. He might not come with the pomp and circumstance of the other young players in the league, but Killorn has produced wherever he's played and could be a sneaky-good option in fantasy leagues. J.T. Brown and Richard Panik potted the other goals in the loss.
Killorn enjoying stint on TB's top line | 11/03/2013 11:41 AM
NewsAlex Killorn seems to like skating on Tampa's top line with Steven Stamkos and Martin St. Louis.
ImpactAnd why wouldn't he? Killorn has two goals and three assists in two games while skating on the top unit and is now third in team scoring with 12 points just behind Stamkos and St. Louis. If Killorn is still available in your pool don't waste another minute. Pick him up.
Alex Killorn records three points in win | 11/02/2013 11:57 PM
NewsAlex Killorn's three points led the Lightning to a 4-2 win over the Blues on Saturday night.
ImpactKillorn has just 52 games of NHL experience, but he is showing that he's a point producer no matter where he plays -- whether it's in college, the AHL or the NHL. Thus far, he has four goals and 12 points. Valtteri Filppula had a goal and an assist, while Steven Stamkos and Brett Connolly scored the other markers.
Killorn enjoys success on TB's top line | 11/02/2013 10:44 AM
NewsAlex Killorn had a strong game playing on Tampa's top line alongside Steven Stamkos and Martin St. Louis.
ImpactHe scored a goal in the Bolts' 3-0 win over Carolina Friday on the line and will likely get another chance to skate with two of the NHL's biggest stars Saturday against St. Louis. Ryan Malone was demoted to the second line alongside Teddy Purcell and Valtteri Filppula, while recently promoted Brett Connolly was on the third line with Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat as the Bolts altered their forward alignment. Needless to say, if Killorn stays on the top unit, he is a valuable fantasy asset.
Alex Killorn starting off the year strong | 10/12/2013 10:22 PM
NewsAlex Killorn recorded two points in the Lightning's 5-4 loss to the Penguins on Saturday night.
ImpactKillorn scored and assisted, and he's emerging as a nice flier in fantasy leagues with two goals and four assists on the season in 21:17. The 24-year-old had 19 points in 38 games last year. Valtteri Filppula, Teddy Purcell and Steven Stamkos scored the other goals. Martin St. Louis and Richard Panik set up two goals apiece.
Alex Killorn scores OT winner for Bolts | 10/08/2013 11:13 PM
NewsAlex Killorn made his first goal of the season a big one, notching the overtime winner in Tampa Bay's 3-2 victory over Buffalo.
ImpactThe second year forward now has two points in three games so far this season.
Alex Killorn may be a shooter on second line | 10/03/2013 11:04 AM
NewsAlex Killorn is slated to start the season alongside center Valtteri Filppula and right winger Teddy Purcell.
St. Petersburg Times
ImpactFilppula and Purcell have built reputations as pass-first players during their NHL tenures, so Killorn will likely be the trigger man on the line. He may be well suited for the role too after he registered 82 shots in 38 games last season, while producing seven goals and 19 points.
Alex Killorn may be worth keeping an eye on | 04/18/2013 12:08 PM
NewsAlex Killorn looks like he could be a promising player in the future.
ImpactHe has produced seven goals and 18 points in 33 games and coach Jon Cooper believes "he's a can't-miss" prospect. Killorn wants to be a "dependable two-way player and chip in offensively" and he has done that while averaging 17:05 of ice time per contest. He's worth watching next year to see if he can take his game to another level.
Alex Killorn scores as he gets back on track | 04/03/2013 9:39 AM
NewsAlex Killorn recorded his sixth goal of the year in Tampa's 3-2 shootout loss against Florida Tuesday night.
ImpactHe has two goals and three points in his last two contest after going through a four-game scoreless skid. Killorn has 15 points in 25 games with the Lightning this campaign.
Alex Killorn enjoys strong game vs. Panthers | 03/13/2013 8:59 AM
NewsAlex Killorn generated two assists and six hits in Tampa's 3-2 win over Florida on Tuesday night.
ImpactThe 23-year-old rookie has been great since being called up by the Lightning. He has four goals and 10 points in 16 games to go with 33 shots and 21 hits. Killorn is worth taking a flier on while he plays alongside Vincent Lecavalier and Martin St. Louis.
Killorn enjoys strong start to rookie year | 03/07/2013 8:34 AM
NewsAlex Killorn finds himself just outside of the top 10 in rookie scoring despite joining the Lightning on Feb. 10.
ImpactHe has notched four goals and eight points in 13 appearances. Killhorn generated the game-winning goal and an assist in Tampa's 5-2 victory over New Jersey Tuesday night. He has been seeing time with Martin St. Louis and Vincent Lecavalier of late, which should land him on your fantasy radar.
Killorn has learned well from Tampa veterans | 02/26/2013 11:05 AM
NewsAlex Killorn has produced two goals and points in eight games with the Lightning.
ImpactHe gave praise to Tampa Bay's veteran players for his transition to the NHL game. "The help I've gotten from our veterans has been invaluable," Killorn said. "They're role models for us. You see their work ethic, you see the way a Marty St. Louis watches video of himself, and it demonstrates why they're so successful. The young guys are trying to bring a lot of energy." He's been a solid addition to the team since making his debut on Feb. 10.
Alex Killorn scores first NHL goal Saturday | 02/17/2013 12:07 PM
NewsAlex Killorn potted his first NHL goal Saturday night against the Panthers.
ImpactKillorn has a shoot-first mentality. "It felt really good,'' Killorn said. "It was not a great shot or anything like that. It seems like that's the first one that usually goes in, but I was just really excited.'' The Tampa Bay took him in the third round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, but he spent four seasons in the NCAA before signing a two-year deal with the Lightning last year.
Alex Killorn gets a point in NHL debut | 02/11/2013 12:14 PM
NewsAlex Killorn made his NHL debut on Sunday.
ImpactKillorn registered an assist on Vincent Lecavalier's goal, but Tampa Bay suffered a 5-1 loss. Killorn also spent two minutes in the sin bin and logged 13:17 minutes.
| 02/11/2013 2:53 AM
NewsAlex Killorn was called up from the minors on Sunday February 10.
|Goals||2||vs. Van||Jan 20||1|
|Assists||2||vs. Det||Jan 29||2|
|Points||2||3 times-last:vs. Det||last:Jan 29||3|
|Penalty Minutes||4||3 times-last:at Buf||last:Dec 31||15|
|Plus/Minus||2||4 times-last:at SJ||last:Feb 15||3|
|Power Play Goals||0||57 times-last:vs. Buf||last:Mar 3||1|
|Power Play Points||1||2 times-last:at Dal||last:Feb 5||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||at Tor||Nov 20||0|
|Shorthanded Points||1||at Tor||Nov 20||0|
|Shots||6||2 times-last:at Pit||last:Dec 15||7|
|Penalty Minutes||63||2013-14 (TB)|
|Power Play Goals||3||2013-14 (TB)|
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