Found February 16, 2012 on
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The NHL trade deadline sits just 11 days away. We've seen plenty of rumors hit the market, including numerous ones about Rick Nash leaving Columbus, but now we finally have some solid news to report involving the Tampa Bay Lightning and their willingness to trade defenseman Pavel Kubina.
Kubina is being held out of the lineup and has been asked which teams he would accept a trade to, as reported by NHL.com. GM Steve Yzerman stated that a trade was not imminent but confirmed Kubina would be held out of the lineup - a clear sign that a trade may occur in the very near future.
Unlike most of the rumors out there, Tampa Bay dealing Pavel Kubina would be a deal that makes a lot of sense. Kubina becomes an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2011-12 season. If the Lighting have no intention of bringing him back beyond 2011-12, it would make sense for the club to get some value out of their defenseman instead of letting him walk free at the end of the year.
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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...
NHL teams are making their bid for Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Pavel Kubina, who officially stepped onto the trade block this week.The Lightning asked the offensive defenseman to waive his some of his no-trade protection by listing a list of teams he would move to. The team also told him he would not play (and thus risk injury) while the team attempted to trade him.Kubina is steaming...
The Tampa Bay Lightning are, for all intents and purposes, out of the playoff race. They are currently eight points out, and need to leapfrog four teams just to get to the last playoff seed. Come deadline day, Tampa Bay will likely be sellers. Their best asset at the deadline also happens to be a player that the Rangers might be interested in: Pavel Kubina.
Let’s get the obvious...
According to TSN's Darren Dreger, the Flyers and Red Wings have both made offers to the Tampa Bay Lightning for defenseman Pavel Kubina.
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Pavel Kubina has not given the club his list of five teams to which he would accept a trade, reports ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun. Petr Svoboda, Kubina’s agent, said Thursday...
Moore out: The center goes to the Sharks for a draft pick. Kubina SITS: The defenseman provides options for possible deal.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have asked veteran defenseman Pavel Kubina for a list of teams to which he is willing to be traded, general manager Steve Yzerman said on Thursday.
We'll start with Rick Nash.
You've probably seen the name in a sentence relating to the New York Rangers by now, and if you haven't, well, then you likely don't use the Internet. Yes, it was reported earlier in the week that GM Glen Sather has had preliminary talks with the Columbus Blue Jackets in regard to Nash, and yes, Columbus' assistant GM has been...
Marek Zidlicky is still with the Minnesota Wild and Pavel Kubina is still with the Tampa Bay Lightning, at least in name.But a notable defenseman did change places Thursday. The Dallas Stars sent Nicklas Grossman to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a second-round selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and a third-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.Grossman brings size...
While waiting to consummate a trade involving Tampa Bay defenseman Pavel Kubina, the Tampa Bay Lightning dealt center Dominic Moore to San Jose on Thursday in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2012 entry draft.