Why did the Rangers trade Ryan McDonagh?

Why did the Rangers trade Ryan McDonagh?

General manager Jeff Gorton said it was difficult and emotional to trade McDonagh because of how much he meant to the Rangers since they acquired him in a trade from the Montreal Canadiens on June 30, 2009. “There’s a lot of opportunity here to grow as a team and make our team better,” Gorton said. “That’s our goal.

Who did the Rangers trade McDonagh for?

Tampa Bay Lightning
NEW YORK (AP) — For New York Rangers general manager Jeff Gorton, the NHL trade deadline brought mixed emotions on Monday. Gorton said it was “difficult” to trade captain Ryan McDonagh and forward J.T. Miller to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Vladimir Namestnikov, two prospects and two draft picks.

What did the Rangers get for Ryan McDonagh?

Two years later, McDonagh represented the Americans at the 2009 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. On June 30, 2009, McDonagh was traded (along with Chris Higgins, Pavel Valentenko and Doug Janik) to the New York Rangers in exchange for Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt and Michael Busto.

What happened to Ryan McDonagh?

Lightning’s Ryan McDonagh: Out Monday McDonagh will miss his second straight game with an upper-body issue. The 31-year-old defenseman will likely be ready to play once the postseason begins. He finishes the 2020-21 season with 12 points and 96 blocked shots in 50 games.

What is Ryan McDonagh salary?

4.7 million USD (2016)
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Who won the Drouin trade?

With hindsight, we can now see that’s exactly what happened. Fortunately for the Lightning, they ended up on the right side of the deal. With nearly three full seasons past since the trade, it looks definitive that Tampa is the big winner.

Is Victor Hedman injured?

Lightning’s Victor Hedman: Recovering from torn meniscus BriseBois said the defenseman is expected to need to 2-4 weeks to make a recovery from surgery, so Hedman won’t be in any danger of missing the start of the 2021-22 season.

What is Nikita Kucherov salary?

5.55 million USD (2019)
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How much does Erik cernak make?

Tampa Bay Lightning | Erik Cernak | Cernak signed a three-year, $8.85 million contract with the Lightning on Tuesday.

What is Jonathan Drouin salary?

5.5 million USD (2020)
Jonathan Drouin/Salary
Jonathan Drouin signed a 6 year / $33,000,000 contract with the Montreal Canadiens, including $33,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,500,000. In 2021-22, Drouin will earn a base salary of $5,500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $5,500,000.

Why did Drouin leave Tampa Bay?

On January 20, 2016, the Lightning announced Drouin had been suspended indefinitely without pay for a failure to report to the Crunch’s game against the Toronto Marlies that day. Drouin’s agent Allan Walsh again issued another statement after the suspension was announced by the Lightning.

What is Victor Hedman salary?

5 million USD (2021)
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