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It the Washington Capitals world and we all just living in it.
At least, that the way Caps owner Ted Leonsis must feel right now after his team acquired puck moving defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk from the St. Louis Blues on Monday night.
are excited to welcome Kevin to our organization, Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan said in a statement. felt it was important to acquire another defenceman to strengthen and add depth to our blue line. of the top offensive blue liners in the game, Shattenkirk has 11 goals and 31 assists in 62 games this season. Slated to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, it believed he seeking a long term deal in the neighbourhood of $7 million US per season, which simply is too rich for the blood of Blues management.
Now, thanks to MacLellan bold and commendable move, the rich just got richer.
With a blue line of Shattenkirk, Karl Alzner and John Carlson playing in front of defending Vezina Trophy winner Braden Holtby and a group of high end forwards led by Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin, the Caps certainly are trying to shake off the stigma of never having advanced past the second round in the Ovie era.
Now there are no more excuses for the Capitals. They are all in. It Stanley Cup or bust.
The Shattenkirk trade was the exclamation point on the NHL version of Manic Monday,
where a rash of deals followed the Sunday night trades involving Martin Hanzal and Ben Bishop.
The fun continued Tuesday, with Brendan Smith, Johnny Oduya and Viktor Stalberg, among others, all changing places. And on Wednesday morning, Thomas Vanek was shipped from Detroit to Florida. ET deadline, we break down the notable deals that have already been made in the past week.
THE BOTTOM LINE: Nothing major here, but Korpikoski is a solid penalty killer who brings a veteran presence to this young Blue Jackets team. As for the Stars, Jim Nill housecleaning continues. Parenteau
New Jersey Devils get: Sixth round pick in 2017
Parenteau is a pending UFA this summer.
THE BOTTOM LINE: Kudos to Preds GM David Poile for finding a rental player to chip in some goals without having to surrender anything tangible. Parenteau is coming off a 20 goal season with the Maple Leafs and should be able to provide Nashville with some secondary scoring.
3 WAY WHEELIN DEALIN Penguins get: D Mark Streit
Tampa Bay Lightning get: Fourth round pick in 2018
Philadelphia Flyers get: F Valtteri Filppula, fourth round pick in 2017,
conditional seventh round pick in 2017
Lightning GM Steve Yzerman plays middle man in Penguins attempt to get Streit from Flyers.
Winnipeg Jets get: Conditional sixth round pick in 2018
The sixth round pick can elevate to a fourth or fifth round pick based on Boston performance in the playoffs.