A year after the trade request, too many things have changed.
Fourteen points in 17 games.
That was the argument Jonathan Drouin made in the 2015-16 NHL playoffs a year ago when he helped carry the Tampa Bay Lightning within one win of a second consecutive Stanley Cup Final appearance. With Steven Stamkos on the shelf for most of the season and seemingly headed towards free agency, Drouin was forced to step in and step up his game.
He did. And after a season of tumult, trade requests and...