Lightning trade Maroon, Cajkovic to Wild for seventh-round pick in 2024
The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded forward Pat Maroon and Max Cajkovic to the Minnesota Wild for a seventh-round pick in the 2024 draft, the team announced Sunday.
The Lightning will retain 20 per cent of Maroon's salary.
Maroon, who signed as a free agent with the Lightning in August 2019, registered five goals and nine assists in 80 games this past season.
The 35-year-old has 117 goals and 171 assists in 729 career regular-season contests.
Cajkovic, 22, was drafted by Tampa in the third round in 2019 and has yet to appear in a NHL game.
The Bratislava, Slovakia, native, tallied 10 goals and 17 helpers in 41 games with the Orlando Solar Bears in 2022-23.