Lightning suspend forward Drouin

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Lightning have suspended Jonathan Drouin as general manager Steve Yzerman tries to trade the disgruntled winger.

Drouin asked to be traded in November and has been assigned to the Lightning’s AHL affiliate at Syracuse since Jan. 2. The suspension comes after Drouin and his agent proposed that the former first-round pick not play in the next few AHL games while the Lightning try to work out a deal. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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