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The Tampa Bay Lightning plan to keep Pavel Kubina out of the lineup while the team attempts to trade the veteran defenseman.
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman announced the decision on Thursday.
Tampa Bay entered Thursday 13th in the Eastern Conference and is a longshot to make the playoffs.
Kubina has 110 goals and 382 points in 953 games. The 34-year old has 11 points and is plus-1 in 52 games this season.
The NHL trade deadline is Feb. 27.
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