Sharks trade Braclay Goodrow to the Lightning

Barclay Goodrow (Wikimedia Commons)

The San Jose Sharks traded right winger Barclay Goodrow to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday according to Goodrow, a native of Toronto, Ontario, was traded to Tampa Bay with a third round draft pick in the 2020 National Hockey League Entry Draft for a first round draft pick in the 2020 National Hockey League Entry Draft and right winger Anthony Greco.

Goodrow played 62 games with the Sharks this season. He had eight goals and 16 assists for 24 points. He was a -8, with 80 penalty minutes, two game winning goals, two power play points, one shorthanded point, 94 shots on goal, 372 faceoff wins, 63 blocked shots, 140 hits, 40 takeaways and 22 giveaways.

Goodrow played the last six seasons with the Sharks. He has 71 points in 268 NHL regular season games.

Goodrow is currently projected to be a winger on the Lightning’s third line. Expected to be used in a checking line role, Goodrow has had success in that role so far in the NHL. He has five career shorthanded points, and has 49 more career takeaways (126) than giveaways (77).

The Lightning are currently in second place in the Atlantic Division. With a record of 40 wins, 17 regulation losses and five losses in extra time for 85 points, Tampa Bay has the second best record in the entire NHL. They only trail the Boston Bruins by five points.


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