Peter Budaj leaves with injury

Tampa Bay Lightning alleviate goaltending situation in first off-season trade that could have impact on forward group

TAMPA – The Tampa Bay Lightning resolved their goaltending situation on Wednesday by moving out one of the three netminders the team carried on the NHL roster for the final stretch of the season.
In exchange, Tampa Bay acquired a physical presence to add to the bottom six forward group heading in to next season, which could mean some changes to the forward group next season.
In a one-for-one swap, Tampa Bay dealt veteran goaltender Peter Budaj to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for 27-year-old forward Andy Andreoff. Budaj was originally acquired from Los Angeles on Feb. 26, 2017, in the deal...


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