Lightning acquire defenseman Braydon Coburn from Flyers

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Monday March 2nd, 2015

The Lightning acquired defenseman Braydon Coburn from the Flyers late on Sunday night according to Sportsnet's Chris Johnston, sending blueliner Radko Gudas, a first-round pick and a third-round pick, both in 2015.

According to sources, Coburn was being shopped around in the hours leading up to the trade deadline.  The 30-year-old defenseman has a goal and nine points in 39 games on the season with Philadelphia, giving him 37 goals and 166 points over 614 games with the Thrashers and Flyers.

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The Bolts currently sit in second in the Atlantic Division, five points behind the Canadiens with 18 games left in their season.

Gudas is a 24-year-old Czech defender in the middle of his third NHL season, all with Tampa Bay. He has a pair of goals and three assists in 31 games in the 2014-15 season.

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