Lightning Larceny: Revisiting Sergachev for Drouin Trade

On June 15, 2017, the Tampa Bay Lightning traded Jonathan Drouin to the Montreal Canadians for Mikhail Sergachev. While trade received somewhat mixed reactions when it first happened, the reasoning behind Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman’s decision made logical sense. Not only did Sergachev fill an organizational need, he was safe from the upcoming expansion draft, affording the franchise a little more room to work with their roster. One year…

June 15, 2018