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As per TSN, the Lightning have traded Dan Ellis to the Anaheim Ducks for goalie Curtis McElhinney.

The key to this deal for the Lightning is that it frees up cap space for next year as Ellis still has 1 more year on his contract while McElhinney is a UFA.

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Aaaannn Mike Smith has been called up through waivers according to Cristodero. We'll know by noon tomorrow (Friday) if he clears at half price