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Sykora May Be A Better Fit In Tampa Than Tanguay

from Damian Cristodero of Lightning Strikes,

It’s not the worst thing in the world for one’s career to play with Lecavalier, especially when you are trying to revive your career, which both Tanguay and Sykora have to do. Much of the talk the past few weeks is about how much Tanguay would help the Lightning. But I say Sykora, who has 53 goals, including 28 on the power play the past two seasons for the Penguins, offers more. And he has more to prove after his playoff flop, though he also had a second-degree shoulder separation.

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added 4:13, also from Damian Cristodero of Lightning Strikes,

The Lightning was able to rid itself of $6 million in payroll the next two seasons by trading disappointing right wing Radim Vrbata to the Coyotes, the team he left to sign with the Lightning as a free agent. The names of the two players coming back were not immediately available.

added 4:49pm, Regarding the trade, the Lightning get Todd Fedoruk and David Hale in return.

Filed in: NHL Teams, Tampa Bay Lightning, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: alex+tanguay, petr+sykora, radim+vrbata

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