Expansion Draft Transaction Report

A lot happened during the Expansion Draft tonight, including a bunch of trades for “Expansion Considerations”. What we mean by that is a trade to influence the Golden Knights to take a specific player.

Here are all the trades that took place during the draft:

– Buffalo trades a 2017 sixth-round pick to Vegas in exchange for Expansion Considerations

– Florida trades F Reilly Smith to Vegas for a 2018 fourth-round pick

– Carolina trades a 2017 fifth-round pick to Vegas in exchange for Expansion Considerations

– Tampa Bay trades F Nikita Gusev, a 2017 second-round pick, and a 2018 fourth-round pick to Vegas in exchange for Expansion Considerations

– Islanders trade F Mikhail Grabovski, D Jake Bischoff, a 2017 first-round pick, and a 2019 second-round pick in exchange for Expansion Considerations

– Anaheim trades D Shea Theodore to Vegas in exchange for Expansion Considerations

– Minnesota trades F Alex Tuch and a conditional third-round pick (2017 or 2018) to Vegas in exchange for Expansion Considerations

– Columbus trades F David Clarkson, a 2017 first-round pick, and a 2019 second-round pick to Vegas in exchange for Expansion Considerations

– Winnipeg trades a 2017 first-round pick and a 2019 third-round pick to Vegas in exchange for a 2017 first-round pick (via CBJ) and Expansion Considerations

– Pittsburgh trades a 2020 second-round pick to Vegas in exchange for Expansion Considerations

We also had a couple signings by Vegas:

– Deryk Engelland signed a one-year, $1 Million contract with Vegas. Up to $1 Million in potential bonuses attached.

– Erik Haula signed a three-year, $8.25 Million (2.75 AAV) contract with Vegas

 

Stay tuned tomorrow, as I’m sure we’ll have enough trades to fill a “Post-Expansion Transaction Report”.

A big shout out to Cap Friendly for making this significantly easier to understand

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