Nashville Predators acquired Ryan McDonna from Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday. This was done in exchange for fellow defense buddies Philip Myers and Forward Grant Miss Mash.
McDonna, 33, spent part of five seasons in Lightning, helping out with two Stanley Cup titles (2020, 2021).
He signed with Tampa Bay on July 1, 2018 for a seven-year, $ 47.25 million contract with four seasons remaining. He has a trade ban clause.
"Ryan McDonna is the ultimate team player to bring experience and leadership to our lineup," said David Poyle, General Manager of Predators. "Former New York Rangers captain, two-time Stanley Cup winner and four Stanley Cup finalists, is even more excited to abandon the no-go clause to come to Nashville. There wasn't. He has the ability to play in any situation, so he will soon strengthen our defense. "
McDonna has 26 in 71 games this past season. Recorded points (4 goals, 22 assists). He has 337 points (71 goals, 266 assists) in 783 career games with Rangers and Lightning.
Myers, 25, scored 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) in 27 games against Nashville.
He scored a total of 33 points (7 goals, 26 assists) in 142 career games with Philadelphia Flyer and Predator.
Miss Mash, 23, scored 12 points (6 goals, 6 assists) in 57 games last season against Milwaukee of the American Hockey League.
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