TAMPA - Ryan McDonagh spent parts of five seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning during the most successful run in the history of the franchise. His name is etched into the Stanley Cup twice while his fingerprints are all over the reason why the Lightning won back-to-back championships in 2020 and 2021 and came within two victories of making it three consecutive titles.
But the price of success means the price tag on retaining a championship caliber roster presents a modern-day challenge in the flat cap era.
McDonagh became a casualty of that during the offseason when he was dealt to the Nashvil...
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