Red Wings acquire RFA Erne from Lightning for 2020 fourth-round pick


Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Adam Erne (73) pushes off St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz (17) as he moves the puck along the dasher during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (Chris O'Meara/AP)

The Detroit Red Wings have acquired forward Adam Erne from the Tampa Bay Lightning for a 2020 fourth-round draft pick, the teams announced Wednesday.

Erne, 24, recorded 20 points in 65 games for the Lightning last season.

Across three seasons in Tampa Bay, the 2013 second-round pick (33rd overall) has collected 27 points across 114 games.

The native of New Haven, Conn., is currently a restricted free agent, coming off a three-year, entry-level contract.

August 14, 2019 - 2:18 pm ET
det Detroit Red Wings
  • Adam Erne
tb Tampa Bay Lightning
  • 2020 4th-round pick
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