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Lightning trades Kolzig, two others



In the strangest move of the day, the Lightning traded three injured players, including goalie Olaf Kolzig, who is out for the season with a biceps injury, for a player who hasn't played in the NHL in three seasons.

The Lightning sent Kolzig, defensemen Jamie Heward and Andy Rogers and a fourth-round pick to the Toronto Maple Leafs for defenseman Richard Petiot.

In late January, Kolzig had surgery to repair a ruptured distal biceps tendon in his left forearm. Heward has been out since Jan. 1, when he was concussed by a hit to the head from Alex Ovechkin. Rogers has been injured at AHL Norfolk.

Petiot, 6-feet-2, 190 pounds, had no points and two penalty minutes in two games with the Los Angeles Kings in 2005-06. He has three goals, 11 assists and 59 PIM in 45 games with Toronto of the AHL this season.

[Last modified: Sunday, August 16, 2009 4:38pm]


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