The first trade we will discuss is involving Jordie Benn. The Stars have traded defenseman Jordie Benn to Montreal in exchange for defenseman Greg Pateryn and a fourth-round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Stars announced Monday. No Stars fan is happy about this trades, but we asked for change to the team and this is what Jim Nill is deciding to do. Jordie was signed by the Stars in 2009, joining his brother Jamie Benn on the the team. But in his career (302 regular season games) hes only scored 11 goals and 71 points. We all have so many memories with Jordie its going to be hard to let him go but, I wish him all the luck joining the Canadiens!
A huge step Jim Nill took was the next trade. The Stars traded Patrick Eaves in exchange for a conditional second-round draft pick. Eaves has had 21 goals just this season, which is more than every other Ducks player except for Rickard Rakell. But, the stars said they would get Anaheim’s first-round selection this summer is the Ducks reach the Western Confrence finals and Eaves plays in 50 percent or more of their games in the first two postseason rounds.
The two bearded-beauties are now gone, but things sound be looking up soon hopefully.
The Dallas Stars also, agreed to trade the veteran defenseman Johnny Oduya to the Blackhawks on Tuesday night in exchange for Mark McNeill and a conditional fourth-round pick. Oduya has been a solid defensemen, Dallas fans will definitely miss him. We all hope Oduya is happy to be back in Chicago, but he was a great player. The Dallas Stars made one more final trade prior to the NHL trade deadline, sending veteran forward Lauri Korpikoski to Columbus for young defenseman Dillon Heatherington.
The win the Dallas Stars took Tuesday night against the Penguins, have made all the fans feel better about the trades. So, with all the trades over with we have to get our lines back in order and get on the ice!
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