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NHL Trade Deadline: Lightning Add Paul; Leafs Get Giordano

Ottawa Senators left wing Nick Paul (21) takes a shot past Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Caleb Jones (82) to score on goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29), not shown, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 12, 2022 in Ottawa, Ontario.(Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
Ottawa Senators left wing Nick Paul (21) takes a shot past Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Caleb Jones (82) to score on goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29), not shown, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 12, 2022 in Ottawa, Ontario.(Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
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(AP) -- The two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning made another trade on the eve of the deadline aimed at becoming the NHL’s first team to win three in a row since the 1980s.

The Lightning acquired forward Nick Paul from the Ottawa Senators on Sunday night for Mathieu Joseph and a 2024 fourth-round pick. The cap-strapped Lightning upgraded again up front thanks to Ottawa retaining 44.5% of Paul’s salary for the remainder of the season.