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2003-04 Champions: Where Are They Now?

Many members of the 2003-04 Lightning team that won the Stanley Cup will reunite this weekend. Here is a look at the roles the players and coaches had on that championship team, and where they are now:

The players

Name Pos. 2003-04 role Where now

Dmitry Afanasenkov RW Third-line, top-line skill set Played five of past six seasons in Kontinental Hockey League in Russia

Dave Andreychuk LW Captain, third-line checker, power play specialist Lightning vice president of corporate/community affairs

Dan Boyle D Top-pairing, puck-moving blue-liner Plays for San Jose Sharks

Martin Cibak C Fourth line, defensive role Plays in Kontinental Hockey League in Russia

Ben Clymer RW Converted defenseman, fourth line Hockey analyst for Fox Sports Midwest

Jassen Cullimore D Shut-down, stay-at-home D-man Tampa resident, fills in on Lightning radio broadcasts and makes appearances at team functions

Chris Dingman LW Physical, fourth-line grinder Morning-radio talk-show host on 98.7-FM and Lightning TV analyst

Ruslan Fedotenko LW Second-/third-liner, scored Cup-winning goal Playing in Kontinental Hockey League in Russia

John Grahame G Backup, pushed for playing time Out of hockey, lives in Colorado

Nikolai Khabibulin G Starter, nicknamed The Bulin Wall On injured reserve with Chicago Blackhawks

Pavel Kubina D Top-pairing, two-way defender Retired last season, lives in Pinellas County

Vinny Lecavalier C Second-line center Plays for Philadelphia Flyers

Brad Lukowich D Sixth/seventh defenseman Assistant coach in Western Hockey League until January

Fredrik Modin LW Top-line power forward Retired, lives in Columbus, Ohio

Stan Neckar D Trade-deadline acquisition for depth Tampa resident, co-owner Mobile Cigar Lounge

Eric Perrin C Fourth-line center Plays in Finnish Elite League

Nolan Pratt D Third pairing, stepped up in playoffs Assistant coach in American Hockey League

Brad Richards C Top-line center, power-play quarterback Plays for New York Rangers

Andre Roy RW Fourth-line enforcer, kept locker room loose Does work for RDS television in Montreal

Darren Rumble D Provided depth Head coach in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Cory Sarich D Second-pairing, stay-at-home penalty killer Plays for Colorado Avalanche

Marty St. Louis RW Top-line scorer, key penalty killer Plays for New York Rangers

Cory Stillman LW Second-line forward Carolina Hurricanes director of forwards development

Darryl Sydor D Top-four defender Minnesota Wild assistant coach

Tim Taylor C Third-line checker, faceoff specialist St. Louis Blues director of player development

The staff

Name 2003-04 position Current position

John Tortorella Head coach Vancouver Canucks head coach

Craig Ramsay Associate coach Fired as Florida Panthers assistant earlier this season

Jeff Reese Goaltending coach Philadelphia Flyers goaltending coach

Nigel Kirwan Video coach Tampa Bay video coach

Jay Feaster General manager Fired as Calgary general manager earlier this season

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