"It's always a surprise and a little bit of shock when a team you played for for 10 years asks you to move a no-trade clause," gagne said. "The deal with the Flyers was for me and my agent to talk to other teams. That was the only way were willing to do it.
"Tampa Bay was the team that was really interesting to myself and that's when we started talking to Steve Yzerman and we able to make something happen with them. I was willing to waive my no-trade clause only for Tampa Bay, not for other teams."