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Lightning Round: Tampa Bay’s prospect traded in the QMJHL

One day before  New Year’s Eve a Tampa Bay Lightning-related trade took place in the QMJHL. The Saint John Sea Dogs traded a 19-year-old Lightning’s prospect Cam MacDonald to the Gatineau Olympiques in exchange for 1st and 2nd Round selections in the 2024 QMJHL entry draft.

MacDonald was selected by the Lightning as the 160th overall selection in the fifth round of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. MacDonald has spent three seasons in the QMJHL with the Sea Dogs and helped his team to win the 2022 Memorial Cup, scoring a goal and two assists in the final game against the Hamilton Bulldogs.

This season MacDonald scored 29 points in 27 games for the Sea Dogs,  earning to wear the letter “A“ as an alternative captain in his third season with the team. Over three seasons MacDonald recorded 117 points in 124 QMJHL games.

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