Lightning purchase Morand


Photograph: Andy Hayt

The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired ahead Antoine Morand and a conditional seventh-round decide within the 2023 NHL Draft from the Anaheim Geese in trade for ahead Alex Volkov.

Morand, 22, has collected one purpose and 5 assists in 21 video games with the AHL’s San Diego Gulls in 2020-21. He scored his first purpose of the season within the Gulls’ 5-3 win over Ontario on Wednesday night time.

As a rookie in 2019-20, Morand appeared in 54 video games for San Diego, recording 5 objectives and 11 assists.

Morand was a second-round choice by Anaheim within the 2017 NHL Draft.

Volkov, 23, has tallied three objectives and two assists in 19 NHL video games with the Lightning this season. He has performed 195 video games within the AHL with the Syracuse Crunch, notching 55 objectives and 68 assists for 123 factors.

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