... Even though that equation has changed by half this year, Tampa Bay could be set up with an even stronger duo on its farm team this year.

Dustin Tokarski (32-11, 2.23, .913 for the Admirals) remains in the system, now with new affiliate Syracuse. His new running mate is Riku Helenius, the Lightning’s No. 15 overall pick in the 2006 draft.

Helenius, 24, is back for a do-over in the organization. He never found his footing in his first go-around in the system, and early in the 2009-10 season bolted Norfolk for Sweden.


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