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First trade of the week


Just read where Jacob Trouba was traded and wanted to get your opinions, DBtBers

Going to New York Rangers: Jacob Trouba

Going to Winnipeg Jets: NYRs 1st round pick (20th overall) and Neal Pionk.

Pionk is 23 years old and had 26 points (6 goals, 20 assistes in 73 games for the Rangers this season. Trouba had 8 goals and 42 assists this year for Winnipeg. leading all their defensemen.

I bring this trade up because I wanted Buffalo to make a move for Trouba and seeing what the Rangers paid, I'm sure that Buffalo could have given up similar assets without trading their #7 overall pick. Maybe the #31 pick and Nylander?

Anyway, I'd like to get your opinion on what impact this might have on Risto as well. I'm thinking his value goes up with another defenseman off the market (Karlsson and Maatta also come to mind).

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