The solution to the Lightning’s glut of AHL goaltending prospects is to allow Jaroslav Janus to play in Europe.
Assistant general manager Julien BriseBois said Thursday that the team and Janus “mutually agreed the best thing … is for him to play as many games as possible next year. We told the agent we would help any way we could to help achieve that. I think they’re looking in Europe.”
Janus has yet to sign a European contract, BriseBois said. Janus’ agent could not immediately be reached for comment.
Janus, 22, was 23-8-2 with a 2.36 goals-against average and .914 save percentage in 34 games last season for AHL Norfolk. But with Dustin Tokarksi and Riku Helenius also expected next season to vie for