Re-visiting the Lightning's cap situation and Erik Karlsson

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Re-visiting the Lightning's cap situation and Erik Karlsson
Re-visiting the Lightning's cap situation and Erik Karlsson

The rumblings about Erik Karlsson and the Tampa Bay Lightning have already started to pick up. For the moment, it's still just a quiet murmur. However, as we get closer and closer to July 1st, that rumbling is going to get much louder. After the Lightning's chase of Karlsson at the 2017-18 deadline, many fans still dream of him joining fellow Swede Victor Hedman on the blue line. But there are some serious cap issues to work through. First, let me get one important fact out of the way. The following players are very unlikely to be traded: Alex Killorn, Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat, and Yanni Gourde. While Gourde's No Trade Clause doesn't kick in until July 1st, the other three have full NTCs that

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