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View Full Version : Confirmed: FLA Trades [D] Erik Gudbranson, 5th to VAN for [C] Jared McCann 2nd, 4th Round Picks



Lt. Dan
05-25-2016, 09:25 PM
@FriedgeHNIC

It will be McCann, a second and a fourth for Gudbranson and a fifth. All picks this year

http://www.sportsnet.ca/hockey/nhl/canucks-trade-mccann-picks-panthers-gudbranson-pick/

Phil in Absentia
05-25-2016, 10:11 PM
That's a pretty big return for Gudbranson, who isn't very good. And who can be a UFA as soon as July 1st, 2018.

Canucks are going to have to sign him long-term at UFA price just to keep him.

Cash or Czech?
05-26-2016, 02:10 PM
@GeorgeRichards
One reason #FlaPanthers traded Erik Gudbranson: told he turned down four year deal worth $4.5m per before taking one-year bridge at $3.5.

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He wasn't going to be a major factor for Panthers with all of their youth on D in Eklblad, Matheson and Petrovic. Plus after shipping out all of their picks at the deadline, Florida needed to restock. They got an excellent prospect in McCann to boot.

Dunny
05-26-2016, 02:12 PM
He's a slightly more mobile and handsy McIlrath.