The Tampa Bay Lightning were one of the more active teams in the NHL last summer and don’t look to be extremely active at this year’s trade deadline. The Bolts probably won’t be completing any blockbuster trades, but there is still some possibility of a trade to revamp the locker room.
After the first two weeks of the season, Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman looked like a genius with his acquisitions of Matt Carle, Benoit Pouliot and Anders Lindback to name a few.
Reality has since set in and the Lightning find themselves on the outside of the playoffs looking in. Will the Lightning be buyers or sellers at the deadline? Here is a full preview of Tampa Bay’s approach to the deadline.