NHL Rumors: Lightning To Trade Winger

According to The Fourth Period, the Lightning could look to trade Alex Killorn this offseason to free up cap space.

Lightning GM Julien BriseBois has already noted that he hopes to re-sign Ondrej Palat, Jan Rutta, and Nick Paul this offseason. Yet, Tampa Bay is notorious for their lack of cap space, so they will have trouble accomplishing this without moving a contract out. Trading Killorn and his $4.45 million cap hit would help with that.

Killorn's playoff performance is likely another reason why his name is coming up in the rumor mill. Four assists and a minus-5 in 23 postseason games is just not enough. Let's see if that plays a factor in BriseBois' decision regarding Killorn from here.

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