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After last night's 2-1 win over the Devils, the Lightning have done some minor shuffling of their roster this morning:

Here is what has happened so far according to
What does this mean?

With Smith clearing waivers yesterday, it was useless to keep McElhinney as well. He'll be sent to the minors until he becomes a UFA this summer. As I said before, his acquisition was more of a salary dump of Ellis since he still had another year on his contract rather than for McElhinney's services. As for sending Harju down to Norfolk, well it gives Yzerman some room if he were to acquire a forward through a trade or a pickup from the waiver wire