BY: John Mamola

According to a report by SportsNet (Canada) NHL reporter Nick Kypreos, Tampa Bay Lightning Captain Martin St. Louis requested a trade following his original snub from the Team Canada roster which was headed to the Sochi Olympic games.

The 38 year-old winger is the Bolts' top scorer and has been rumored to be targeted by the New York Rangers for over a month according to The New York Post.  However if St. Louis was upset about being snubbed, Tampa Tribune's Erik Erlendsson says winning gold in Sochi, and Yzerman stepping down from his post on Team Canada yesterday would smooth things over.

The NHL trade deadline is March 5th.




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