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Lightning trade for Gagne

Updated: July 19, 2010, 7:33 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired longtime Philadelphia Flyers forward Simon Gagne in exchange for defenseman Matt Walker and a fourth-round draft pick in 2011, the team announced Monday.

Gagne was drafted by the Flyers in 1998 and had played his entire career in Philadelphia. He has one year left on his contract, which will pay him $5.25 million.

"In adding Simon to the Lightning today, we acquire a very talented player that will play along side our top forwards," Lightning ...

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