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Los Angeles (AFP) - The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh in a muti-player deal as the NHL trading deadline passed on Monday with plenty of activity but not many star players changing uniforms.
The Rangers traded the former US Olympic national team member and forward J.T. Miller to the Lightning in exchange for Czech defenceman Libor Hajek,Authentic Gustav Nyquist jersey, Canadian prospect Brett Howden,Authentic Aleksander Barkov jersey, a 2018 first round pick and a second round selection., Russian forward Vladislav Namestnikov
The Lightning announced the deal on their website Monday.
the 28-year-old McDonagh has one year remaining on a six-year contract he signed with club.,adidas Jonathan Drouin jersey,One of the more veteran players available at the deadline
McDonagh has two goals and 26 points.,adidas Gustav Nyquist jersey,In 49 games this season
The 24-year-old Miller has 13 goals and 40 points in 63 games with the Rangers this season.
The Lightning hope the move bolsters their playoff run as they lead the Eastern Conference standings with 87 points through 62 games this season.
Two-time all-star McDonagh has spent all seven previous NHL seasons with Tampa Bay.
Both McDonagh and Miller are former first round draft picks. McDonagh was taken 12th overall by the Montreal Canadiens while Miller was selected 15th overall by the Rangers.
the Winnipeg Jets made two moves prior to the NHL trade deadline.,Authentic Tomas Tatar jersey,Elsewhere
Winnipeg acquired forward Paul Stastny from the St. Louis Blues for forward Erik Foley and two draft picks. Then the Jets traded for defenceman Joe Morrow from the Montreal Canadiens for a 2018 fourth-round draft pick.
Winnipeg sent a 2018 first-round pick and a fourth-round 2020 selection to the Blues.
Stastny,adidas Aleksander Barkov jersey, had 12 goals and 28 assists in 63 games this season with St. Louis. He's the son of Hockey Hall of Famer Peter Stastny.,Authentic Jonathan Drouin jersey, 32
Also the San Jose Sharks have acquired Evander Kane of the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for a conditional first round pick in 2019,adidas Pekka Rinne jersey, and forward Dan O'Regan to the Sabres in the deal.,Authentic Pekka Rinne jersey, a fourth round pick in 2020
The 26-year-old has 20 goals and 20 assists in 61 games with the Sabres this season.
$31.5 million contract and will become an unrestricted free agent during the offseason.,adidas Tomas Tatar jersey,Kane is in the final season of a six-year
was Swedish star Erik Karlsson. The Ottawa Senators decided to keep the all-star defenceman after listening to several offers.,The one player that didn't get moved but many thought might