The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded defenseman Ryan McDonagh to the Nashville Predators for defenseman Philippe Myers and ahead Grant Mismash.
Joe Smith: “Needed to be a troublesome transfer for #tblightning to deal Ryan McDonagh, a ‘warrior’ and key a part of management group. They don’t win these two Cups with out him on shutdown pair. The transfer does unlock $6.75 million of cap area that may assist with different wants, however nonetheless massive sneakers to fill”
Tampa Bay Lightning: “On your grit. On your ardour. On your management on and off the ice. Thanks for all the pieces, Mac.”
David Pagnotta: Predators GM David Poile: “Ryan is the final word crew participant who will carry expertise and management to our lineup. . . we couldn’t be extra thrilled that he waived his (NMC) to come back to Nashville. With the flexibility to play in any state of affairs, he instantly strengthens our defensive corps.”
Elliotte Friedman: Myers contract is exclusive in that if he’s purchased out the Lightning would get a $617,000 credit score subsequent yr and a $633,000 cap hit in 2023-24.
Greg Wyshynski: The Lightning is probably not trying to purchase out Myers.
GM Brisbois: “We’ve appreciated him going again to his junior days. We actually just like the software field.”
Brisebois on Myers skating: “Prior to now, we’ve been in a position to work with gamers and make them higher skaters.”
Adam Kimelman: “Hope issues work higher for Phil Myers in Tampa than they did in Nashville. Possibly studying from Victor Hedman can unlock the consistency in his recreation. As a result of Myers has just about all the pieces else skill-wise.”
Cap Friendly: “Ryan McDonagh has a full No Commerce clause as a part of his contract, and subsequently would have needed to comply with and sign-off on this deal to the #Preds . However regardless of the commerce, his clause will comply with him to Nashville and stay intact in the course of his contract.”
Ryan McDonagh has been wonderful defensively for Tampa Bay, however at age 33 the remaining 4 years of his deal are wanting extremely dicey. The Lightning get out of this deal simply in time. pic.twitter.com/hHftC66WvI
— dom (@domluszczyszyn) July 3, 2022
Ryan McDonagh has been traded from the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Nashville Predators in trade for Grant Mismash and Philippe Myers. No wage retention. Good commerce for each groups in our eyes when the Lightning wanted to clear some area. pic.twitter.com/jOPHT7B8OO
— Andy & Rono (@ARHockeyStats) July 3, 2022
Ryan McDonagh (traded to Nashville) is a second/third pair defender with some 5v5 defensive energy however not useful penalty killing. pic.twitter.com/ZC2muEXpsy
— Micah Blake McCurdy (@IneffectiveMath) July 3, 2022
— JFresh (@JFreshHockey) July 3, 2022