NHL Trade Review: Capitals pull off a stunner, acquiring Mantha

         The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Anthony Mantha from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for forwards Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik, plus a 2021 1st round pick and a 2022 2nd round draft pick.  A last minute shocker to the hockey world, this is the big splash of Washington\’s deadline,Continue reading “NHL Trade Review: Capitals pull off a stunner, acquiring Mantha”

NHL Trade Review: Jets acquire Benn

         The Winnipeg Jets have acquired defenseman Jordie Benn from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for a 2021 6th round pick.  The trade from Vancouver\’s side is pretty boring. A 6th round pick does not have much promise. It makes sense that Benn would go, considering he is a solid defensive defenseman,Continue reading “NHL Trade Review: Jets acquire Benn”

NHL Trade Review: Ducks acquire Haydn Fleury

          The Anaheim Ducks have acquired defenseman Haydn Fleury from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Jani Hakanpaa and a 6th round draft pick.  Drafted 7th overall back in 2014, Fleury has not panned out for the Hurricanes. He has played a lot this year, but has failed to establishContinue reading “NHL Trade Review: Ducks acquire Haydn Fleury”

NHL Trade Review: Panthers overpay for Bennett

         The Florida Panthers have acquired forward Sam Bennett and a 2022 6th round draft pick from the Calgary Flames in exchange for forward Emil Heineman and a 2022 2nd round pick.  Yeah, the value is not great for the Panthers. At best, Bennett is a third line center. He is reallyContinue reading “NHL Trade Review: Panthers overpay for Bennett”

NHL Trade Review: Knights bring in Janmark

         The Vegas Golden Knights have acquired forward Mattias Janmark and a 2022 5th round pick from the Chicago Blackhawks in a three team deal with the San Jose Sharks. The Blackhawks acquired a 2021 2nd round pick and a 2022 3rd round pick from the Golden Knights, while the Sharks gotContinue reading “NHL Trade Review: Knights bring in Janmark”