Sharks trade left winger Anthony Duclair to the Lightning

Anthony Duclair (Lisa Gansky, Wikimedia Commons)

According to Rogers Sportsnet on Thursday, the San Jose Sharks have traded left winger Anthony Duclair of Pointe-Claire, Quebec to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday. The Lightning also receive a seventh round pick in the 2025 National Hockey League Entry Draft. The Sharks receive defenseman Jack Thompson of Courtice, Ontario and a third round pick in the 2024 NHL Draft.

The Lightning are the eighth NHL team Duclair has played for. He has previously been with the New York Rangers in 2014-15, the Arizona Coyotes from 2015 to 2018, the Chicago Blackhawks in 2018, the Columbus Blue Jackets from 2018 to 2019, the Ottawa Senators from 2019 to 2020, the Florida Panthers from 2020 to 2023, and the Sharks from 2023 to 2024.

In 56 games this season, Duclair has 16 goals and 11 assists for 27 points. He is a -12 with 28 penalty minutes, 10 power-play points, one game-winning goal, 98 shots on goal, 12 faceoff wins, 28 blocked shots, 35 hits, 31 takeaways and 14 giveaways. Duclair’s game-winning goal came on December 1 in a 6-3 Sharks win over the New Jersey Devils. Duclair scored from Mikael Granlund at 9:47 of the second period, which gave the Sharks a 3-1 lead at the time.

The Lightning are in eighth place at the moment in the Atlantic Division. They have a record of 33 wins, 25 regulation losses, and six losses in extra time for 72 points.

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