Lightning left wing Ryan Malone was arrested Saturday morning on charges of driving under the influence and cocaine possession.
"We are aware of the sitution concerning Ryan Malone this morning," general manager Steve Yzerman said in a statement. "Ryan will not travel with the tem to Washington today, but beyond tht we cannot comment further at this time."
According to a Hillsborough County Sheriff's report, Malone, 34, was arrested at 5:40 Saturday morning on Platt Street and Rome Avenue S. There were no other immediate detils. Malone was being held on $2,500 bond.
You can view the arrest report here.
It has been a difficult season for Malone, who has just five goals, 15 points in 57 games, has been demoted to a fourth line and has been a healthy scratch in the past three games.
He has one year left on his contract.