TAMPA, Fla. – Steve Yzerman arrived in the Lightning work room just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday with the look of exhaustion after completing a complicated task.
After an energy-draining four-days of action leading up to the NHL trade deadline, Yzerman felt the job at hand turned out as planned to alleviate some of the team’s salary cap concerns after this season.
As the trade deadline passed on Wednesday, Yzerman finished things off by sending veteran center Valtteri Filppula along with a fourth round pick and a conditional seventh round pick to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defensema...
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