Lightning Officially Release Expansion Draft Protection List


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The NHL has officially released team's expansion protection list ahead of the July 21st expansion draft. The Tampa Bay Lightning's projection list is as follows:


Forwards

Steven Stamkos

Nikita Kucherov

Braydon Point

Anthony Cirelli


Defenseman

Victor Hedman

Ryan McDonagh

Mikhail Sergachev

Erik Cernak


Goaltenders

Andrei Vasilevskiy


Some of the notable players that are available are Tyler Johnson, Alex Killorn, Ondrej Palat and Yanni Gourde. However it is important to remember that the Lightning can still make a trade with Seattle in order to get them to take a specific player, which there is a high chance of the Bolts doing. For more information on who Seattle might take in the expansion draft check out our YouTube video here.




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