The New Jersey Devils completed their midseason hearth sale by working Sami Vatanen to Carolina and Louis Domingue to Vancouver.
It was a occupied Monday for the New Jersey Devils, who built a total of three trades in advance of Monday’s trade deadline. Soon after investing Wayne Simmonds to Buffalo earlier in the day, the team moved defenseman Sami Vatanen to Carolina and goalie Louis Domingue to Vancouver for every the Devils.
In exchange for Vatanen, New Jersey landed forward Janne Kuokkanen, defenseman Fredrik Claesson and the Hurricanes’ conditional fourth-spherical select in the 2020 NHL Draft. As portion of the trade, the Devils will pay out 50% Vatanen’s income.
Kuokkanen has expended the 2019-twenty period in the AHL with the Charlotte Checkers, where he’s scored twelve ambitions with an extraordinary thirty helps for a total of forty two points.
Claesson has also been in Charlotte this period and has three ambitions and sixteen helps for 19 points.
The Devils have not however declared no matter if or not the two players will report to New Jersey or Binghamton (AHL).
In the Domingue trade with the Canucks, the Devils swapped the backup goaltender for 27-calendar year outdated goalie Zane McIntyre.
McIntyre has performed in 24 game titles this period with Vancouver’s AHL affiliate in Utica, NY. He has posted an eleven-ten-two report with a 3.sixteen ambitions-against normal this period. He will report to Binghamton on arrival with the Devils organization.
With the trade deadline in the guides, the Devils traded a total of six veterans this period as Taylor Corridor, Andy Greene, and Blake Coleman were being traded earlier in the period.
New Jersey now holds 9 total draft picks for 2020. All those picks contain three to start with-spherical selections (NJ, Arizona, and Vancouver by way of Tampa Bay), three fourth-spherical selections (NJ, Boston, and Carolina) and the club’s personal variety in rounds five, six, and seven.
The Devils will search to finish the period solid as they at this time sit last in the Metropolitan Division with just 58 points.