Huge Loss for the Lightning Ahead of the Playoffs

Published April 7, 2023 at 12:07
BY JULIEN TREKKER
     
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As the highly anticipated NHL playoffs draw near, the Tampa Bay Lightning have been dealt a significant setback.

Tanner Jeannot Sidelined with Injury



The team has been plagued by a series of critical injuries, with one particular injury raising serious concerns.

"Head coach Jon Cooper told the media that his concern about Tanner Jeannot's leg injury is 'high... of course.'"

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Tanner Jeannot, the Lightning's key acquisition at the recent trade deadline, now faces the possibility of missing the playoffs due to this worrisome leg injury.

It's crucial to note that Tampa Bay specifically traded a substantial package to acquire Jeannot, with an eye on his potential contribution during the playoffs.

Here's a breakdown of the trade details:

Nashville received: defenseman Cal Foote (a first-round pick), a 2025 first-round pick (top 10 protected), a 2024 second-round pick, and 2023 third, fourth, and fifth-round picks.

Tampa Bay received: Tanner Jeannot

This developing situation is definitely one to keep an eye on, as Tampa Bay is set to face tough competition against the Maple Leafs in the first round.





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