Ryan Malone RUMORS & NEWS

  • Malone struggling to see ice time for Rangers

    New York Post "Tanner Glass will be a game-time decision for the Rangers for Saturday’s match against the Blue Jackets, the rugged left wing having sat out Friday’s practice with some tightness in his back. If Glass can’t go, Kevin Hayes will make his NHL debut. That would leave Ryan Malone on the outside..." October 11

  • Ex-Bolt Ryan Malone pleads no contest to DUI

    Tampa Tribune "Former Tampa Bay Lightning player Ryan Malone pleaded no contest Tuesday to driving under the influence and agreed to enter pretrial intervention program on a cocaine possession charge. Malone was adjudicated guilty for DUI and then sentenced to 12 months probation, a Hillsborough County court..." August 20

  • Lightning Malone told police he didn't know where cocaine came from

    Tampa Bay Times "When a Tampa police officer pulled out a zip-lock bag of cocaine out of Ryan Malone's back pocket during an April 11 DUI arrest, the former Lightning wing was stunned. "Oh my God," he told officer Andrew Visser. Malone, 34, waived his Miranda rights and told Visser he didn't know where the..." August 13

  • Lightning may buy out Ryan Malone

    CBSSports.com "The Tampa Bay Lightning have one compliance buyout remaining after using the first one on Vincent Lecavalier last summer. If they use this year's, the most likely candidate to be bought out is oft-injured Ryan Malone . On top of injury concerns, the 34-year-old is also dealing with legal issues..." June 13

  • Malone arrested for DUI, cocaine

    ESPN.com "Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone was arrested early Saturday morning on charges of driving under the influence and possession of cocaine. Malone, 34, was arrested at 5:40 a.m. ET in Tampa and is being held on $2,500 bond, according to an arrest report from the Hillsborough County..." April 12

  • Ryan Malone expected out 3-4 weeks with an ankle fracture

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning coach Jon Cooper hinted Tuesday morning that left wing Ryan Malone might be out a while, but gave no specifics. It was up to general manager Steve Yzerman to deliver the bad news: Malone, who was hit with a puck Nov. 22 at Anaheim, has a non displaced ankle fracture and is expected..." December 04

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    Erik Erlendsson @erlendssonTBO

    According to #tblightning GM Steve Yzerman, Ryan Malone has a non-displaced fracture in his ankle, out 3-4 weeks

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    Damian Cristodero @LightningTimes

    Ryan Malone (foot) has been placed on injured reserve, the team announced.

  • With Malone hurt, Lightning call up Kucherov

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Tampa Bay Lightning called up Nikita Kucherov and Dmitry Karobov on Sunday thanks in part to injuries to Ryan Malone and Radko Gudas. Kucherov is the guy to watch. The 2011 second-rounder (58th overall) has impressed so far, including his first season in the AHL. The 20-year-old already..." November 24

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    Erik Erlendsson @erlendssonTBO

    Ryan Malone is out with an upper body injury listed as day to day #tblightning

  • Bolts F Malone tries new training to stay healthy

    Tampa Tribune "When he’s on the ice Ryan Malone’s presence is felt. The 6-foot-4 220-pound winger uses his size to win battles in the corners and provides a true power forward presence. Opponents have a difficult time moving him from the front of the net especially on the power play. His problem is staying..." September 14

  • Malone hopes to rebound from 'awful year'

    Tampa Bay Times "Let's not mince words Lightning left wing Ryan Malone said when discussing last season. "An awful year" he declared. It is hard to argue that. Hurt most of the season Malone played just 24 games and scored just six goals the nadir of his five seasons with Tampa Bay that have been constantly..." September 12

  • Lightning notes: Malone returns to lineup

    Tampa Tribune "Out since suffering a left shoulder injury March 18, Ryan Malone was back in the lineup for the Lightning on Tuesday after missing nine games. It was somewhat surprising that Malone was able to return quickly from the injury suffered on a hit from Philadelphia's Zac Rinaldo. As of last week,..." April 10

  • Tampa Bay Lightning's Malone out indefinitely

    Tampa Tribune "The Lightning lineup took another hit Tuesday with the indefinite loss of left wing Ryan Malone. Defenseman Victor Hedman, meanwhile, is listed as day-to-day with an undisclosed upper-body injury. Both were injured in Monday's victory against Philadelphia on hits by the Flyers' Zac..." March 20

  • Ryan Malone to return for Lightning against Jets

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Tampa Bay Lightning (10-12-1) will have some fresh legs in the lineup tonight at home to Winnipeg (10-11-1). Forward Ryan Malone will reportedly suit up for the first time since Feb. 7. The 33-year-old has been out with an undisclosed lower-body injury. Malone has four goals in 10 games." March 07

  • Tampa Bay Lightning place Ryan Malone on injured reserve

    Tampa Tribune "The Tampa Bay Lightning's organizational depth will challenged sooner than expected. The Lightning will be without forward Ryan Malone for at least a week after placing the veteran on injured reserve retroactive to Sunday with an unspecified lower body injury. Malone, who was hurt prior to..." February 12

  • Malone, Bolts complete comeback over Rangers

    Tampa Tribune "Comebacks just don't happen against the King and his court. But on Friday night, the Lightning stormed their way past goaltender "King" Henrik Lundqvist and the stingy New York Rangers with a 4-3 overtime victory in front of an announced sellout crowd of 19,204. Teddy Purcell led the charge..." March 03

  • Lightning's Ryan Malone on attacking Habs' Emelin: "It's not old school hockey, it's pretty much hockey"

    Tampa Bay Times "Just to clarify what happened with Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ryan Malone during Tuesday night's 2-1 win over the Canadiens when he went after Montreal's Alexei Emelin: Malone received a two-minute unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, five minutes for fighting and an aggressor game misconduct...." March 01

  • Ryan Malone seeks to return from latest injury

    Tampa Bay Times "For Ryan Malone, the critical moment of Friday's practice came when he and teammate Marc-Andre Bergeron skated toward the side boards after a puck. "Battle, 'Bugsy,' battle!" Lightning head athletic trainer Tommy Mulligan yelled. Malone and Bergeron shook the glass with their collision...." February 11

  • Ryan Malone joins growing injury list

    Tampa Tribune "Injuries continue to mount for the Tampa Bay Lightning with LW Ryan Malone the latest to feel the pain. Malone did not play Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs because of a lower-body injury suffered during Monday's practice. The injury occurred when he collided with teammate Nate..." January 04

  • Bolts notes: Malone, cousin square off for first time

    Tampa Tribune "Family bragging rights hit the ice Friday when Lightning LW Ryan Malone faced off against first cousin Brad Malone, a center who is in his rookie season with the Avalanche. The pair spent the past couple of summers training together in Minnesota, but Friday marked the first time the two —..." December 24

  • Lightning's Steve Downie and Ryan Malone protectors, not enforcers

    Tampa Bay Times "You just can't allow an opponent to hit your star players; it's as simple as that, Lightning left wing Ryan Malone said. That is why during Tampa Bay's victory over the Sabres on Tuesday, Malone squared off with Robyn Regehr, who had crushed captain Vinny Lecavalier with a bruising, but clean,..." October 31

  • Lightning's Mattias Ohlund going on injured reserve; no suspension for Ryan Malone

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning D Mattias Ohlund and his balky right knee will start the season on injured reserve, GM Steve Yzerman said Monday, freeing up a roster spot as the team makes its final cuts today to get to the maximum 23 players. Before those decisions are finalized, the team will wait for a report on..." October 04

  • 'Bugsy' Malone has big impact on game's outcome

    Tampa Tribune "It started with a big hit behind the Bruins net early in the second period. Lightning winger Ryan Malone delivered it, lowering the boom on the Bruins' big bear, defenseman Zdeno Chara. The rest is now part of Lightning playoff lore. "Yeah, I think that hit is what started it,'' Lightning..." May 22

  • Ryan Malone shakes off bumps, bruises as Tampa Bay Lightning prepares to battle Boston Bruins in East final

    Tampa Bay Times "Officially, there is nothing wrong with Ryan Malone. The surgically repaired knee? Knee's fine. The muscle pull? Old news. And if a jagged bone was sticking through his skin? Nothing but a flesh wound. Officially, there is no reason Malone barely has practiced this week. No reason he spent..." May 13

  • Lightning's Malone an unwelcomed guest in Fleury's 'house'

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "When you're a goaltender patrolling your crease, two's a crowd. The goalies in the Penguins' 3-2 double-overtime win against Tampa Bay Wednesday night had a lot of impromptu house guests. "That's how it is in the playoffs," said goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, who made 29 saves for the Game 4..." April 21

  • Ryan Malone shakes off being shaken up

    Tampa Bay Times "It is going to take an awful lot to keep Lightning veteran LW Ryan Malone out of a playoff hockey game. This is, after all, the same Malone that took a slap shot off the face late in the second period of Game 5 of the 2008 Stanley Cup final while with Pittsburgh, broke his nose and returned to..." April 19

  • Malone molded by Pittsburgh upbringing

    Tampa Tribune "He's a Pittsburgh guy to the bone, born and raised and so much like the rugged town itself that, as a Penguin in the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals, he broke his nose and kept playing — twice. But if Lightning left wing Ryan Malone is feeling at all conflicted about going against his former team in..." April 15

  • Emotional return to postseason for Malone

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "For a long time, Ryan Malone sat in full uniform at his stall in the Penguins locker room at old Mellon/Civic Arena. Someone brought him a towel to sop up the emotion that overwhelmed him to the point that he couldn't speak. Malone had a pretty fair idea that he had just played his final game..." April 12

  • Familiar foe for Malone

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Not even Ryan Malone can believe the irony -- the only two NHL franchises he has known meeting in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. He is nearly three years removed from being traded by the Penguins to the Tampa Bay Lightning. The June 2008 deal occurred only weeks after Malone, an Upper St...." April 11

  • Ryan Malone has severe stomach injury

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning wing Ryan Malone has a stomach injury severe enough (perhaps a tear, coach Guy Boucher said) that the team believes he might not be back before the playoffs. Malone, hurt when he slid into a net during Tuesday's loss to the Sabres, is the latest in a string of injuries that will leave..." February 11

  • Malone, Smaby latest to go down

    Tampa Tribune "The Lightning's medical room is filling up, leaving the available number of healthy bodies dropping like flies. With D Mike Lundin and C Nate Thompson already injured and out of the lineup before Tuesday's loss to Buffalo, the Lightning lost LW Ryan Malone and D Matt Smaby during the game and..." February 10