Bolts Trade For D

Tampa bay Lightning today traded Alexander Svitov and a 3rd round draft pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for offensive veteran defensemen Darryl Sydor…(

Bolts trade for Sydor

Sydor has 15 points in 49 games played this season.

Sportsnet has learned the Columbus Blue Jackets have traded veteran defenseman Darryl Sydor to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

In exchange for the former Stanley Cup champion the Blue Jackets receive Alexander Svitov and a draft pick.

More to follow…


Svitov, a young prospect, was in the doghouse of coach John Tortorella since awhile now and has never been known as a hard worker.

Tortorella once said the following after sending overweight Svitov to their affiliate AHL team: ”I hope he rots in minors”

This kid reminds me alot of Pavel Brendl. Good trade for the Lightning.