Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - The Nashville Predators made a surprise move
with a week left before the draft, shipping backup goaltender Anders Lindback
to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday.
Nashville also sent forward Kyle Wilson and a seventh-round pick in 2012 to
the Bolts for goaltender Sebastien Caron, two second-round picks in this
year's draft as well as a third-round selection in 2013.
Lindback, 24, served as Pekka Rinne's backup in Nashville over the last two
seasons, going 16-13-2 with a 2.53 goals against average and .914 save
percentage in 38 total games.
Caron returned to the NHL after a four-year absence, picking up a win and a
loss in three games for Tampa. Over parts of five seasons with four clubs, the
Quebec native has appeared in 95 games, going 26-48-12 with a 3.44 GAA and an
.892 save percentage.
Wilson did not score in five games in Nashville last season. In 39 career
games with Washington, Columbus and Nashville, he has four goals and nine
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