On some nights, the Nashville Predators taking on the Tampa Bay Lightning might not be a contest full of a lot of intrigue. Tampa found itself the headliner as the NHL approaches the March 5 trade deadline however, and that’s because Martin St. Louis had admitted to asking for a trade prior to the Olympic roster freeze.
It was assumed that he would likely be over whatever it was that made him want to leave Tampa after securing a gold medal in Sochi, but he didn’t exactly do his part to turn the tide of the trade rumors that are currently washing over general manager Steve Yzerman and the rest of the Lightning.
If anything, St. Louis only stoked to fire with his comments.
Right now he remains a member of the Lightning though, and the most important part of their attack as Steven Stamkos is not yet able to play. He’ll be back soon, but Tampa and will need to continue doing what they did leading up to the Olympic break, which is win anyway.
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Date: February 27
Start Time: 8:00 P.M. ET
TV Info: SUN, FS-TN
Live Stream: NHL GameCenter