NHL Trade News

Is there anything more exciting than a trade? All of the NHL’s latest trades and how it will affect the player’s fantasy hockey outlook.

The Islanders acquired Matt Martin from the Maple Leafs for Eamon McAdam.

After two years with the Maple Leafs, Martin is headed back to the Islanders, where he spent the first seven years of his career. Martin scored just eight goals and 13 assists (21 points) in 132 games during his time in Toronto. During that stretch, he ranks tied for sixth in the NHL in hits/game (3.4).

Source: Andrew Gross 07/4/18, 9:19 am EST

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The Canadiens have acquired Joel Armia, Steve Mason, a 2019 seventh-round pick and a 2020 fourth round pick from the Jets for Simon Bourque.

Armia was the No.16 overall pick in 2011 and is coming off of his best season in the NHL. The 25-year-old had 12 goals and 17 assists (29 points) in 79 games with the Jets. The big-winger will fill out a role in the Canadiens’ bottom-6.

Source: @CanadiensMTL 06/30/18, 9:47 am EST

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The Canadiens have acquired Steve Mason, Joel Armia, a 2019 seventh-round pick and a 2020 fourth round pick from the Jets for Simon Bourque.

Mason is entering his second season of a two-year contract that carries a $4.1M cap-hit. The 30-year-old netminder is coming off of a bad 2018 season, having gone just 5-6-1 with a 3.24 GAA and .906 SV% in 13 starts with the Jets. He will battle with Antti Niemi for the backup job behind Carey Price.

Source: @CanadiensMTL 06/30/18, 9:45 am EST

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The Blackhawks have acquired Michael Chaput from the Canucks for Tanner Kero.

Chaput has split the last five seasons between the AHL and NHL with the Blue Jackets and Canucks organizations. He has posted strong numbers in the AHL, collecting 42 points (17G / 25A) in 55 games with Utica (AHL) last season. He is expected to be in Rockford (AHL) to start this upcoming season.

Source: Mark Lazerus 06/25/18, 4:29 pm EST

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The Canucks have acquired Tanner Kero from the Blackhawks for Michael Chaput.

Kero, 25, spent most of the 2018 season in the AHL, where he had 20 points (8G / 12A) in 36 games with the Rockford IceHogs. He has registered 22 points (8G / 14A) in 72 career NHL games with the Blackhawks. He figures to start the 2019 season in Utica (AHL).

Source: Mark Lazerus 06/25/18, 4:27 pm EST

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