Choix de 1e ronde en 2019 (SJS - #29 - Brayden Tracey) [Conditionnel]*
Choix de 4e ronde en 2019 (SJS - #122 - Ethan Keppen) [Conditionnel]***
*Conditions: Devient un choix de 1e ronde en 2019 si Kane signe un nouveau contrat avec les Sharks. Si San Jose ne participe pas aux séries en 2019, il aura la possibilité de conserver le choix et d'envoyer aux Sabres leur choix de 1e ronde en 2020 à la place.
Résultat : Les Sharks ont consenti un nouveau contrat à Kane et ont également été qualifiés pour les séries de 2019. Buffalo reçoit donc le choix de 1e ronde en 2019.
***Conditions: San Jose a l'option de conserver le choix de 4e ronde en 2019. Si tel est le cas, Buffalo recevra un choix de 3e ronde en 2020 à la place.
Wow, this makes the Hartman trade look like a steal for the Hawks... I'm impressed with Stanley today.
Obviously San Jose won this deal and it's not even close. Buffalo didn't even get a first round pick out of this deal..... I suppose a team cant lose a trade by giving up a UFA but still I expected Kane would bring more than this.
I guess O'Regan could be something but ... His AHL numbers look good.
Every GM in the NHL needs to grow a pair and not hide behind the age old idea that Kane is a locker room cancer. News flash: he isn't.
I think it's important to put out there that there may be different types of "locker room cancers".
By all reports, he had a great relationship with key guys on the team (a la Eichel), but you gotta think there might be something to the fact that management apparently didn't even much consider re-signing a 30-goal/season guy. I don't want to throw out accusations, because I don't have any more insight into it than others; but perhaps the club doesn't like his work-ethic or thinks he's too into the nightlife AND that it may be rubbing off on the young guys. Maybe it doesn't affect his play all that much, but it could be that it's behavior that management doesn't want turning into a team culture.
Again, I want to clarify that it's pure speculation. But I gotta think there's something to them deciding to move on without much hesitation.