captaincowbasher Posted May 30, 2017 Share Posted May 30, 2017 Tanev (Canucks protect for bolts in Expansion Draft) + Sutter to TB for Drouin + 2017 1st(14th overall) to Vancouver Why TB does this; The bolts are in big trouble with the expansion draft as Callahan and Filppula have to be protected, which means the Bolts will have to go 7-3-1 ratio, leaving the back end rather exposed. The upside to this deal would be that the Canucks protect Tanev (whom would look amazing with Hedman as a top pair right-side D) for the bolts allowing the Bolts to in essence go 7-4-1. They also get a very good shut down center who thrived in the Eastern Conference. The Canucks give up a lot, however, they are rebuilding and Drouin's becomes a piece we can build around, and another first round pick is exactly what the doctor ordered for this club. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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