Lightning to shop Brad Richards at the draft???

The Ottawa Sun is providing some huge rumor information. They are reporting that the Tampa Bay Lightning may be willing to trade Brad Richards and his huge contract at this weekends entry drat to either Chicago, Philly or the Phoenix Coyotes, the teams that hold the first several picks at the draft.

It is reported that the Lightning may need to clear out some contract space in order to sign a goalie. Richards is said to possibly be expendable due to the recent trade for Chris Gratton. HTR believes that Gratton is in no way a top player any longer and that the Lightning would be sorely disappointed by the end of October if they tried to replace Richards talent with the often uninspired Gratton.

Read the article from the Ottawa Sun from its source

http://www.ottawasun.com/Sports/Hockey/2007/06/21/4277699-sun.html