Detroit Red Wings & Nashville Predators Make A Trade

Detroit Red Wings & Nashville Predators Make A Trade

The 2023-24 NHL season came to an end last night with the Florida Panthers winning the Stanley Cup meaning now the shift is toward the 2024-25 season. Last night there was a trade that included Linus Ullmark being traded to the Ottawa Senators for Joonas Korpisalo, Mark Kestelic, and the 25th overall pick in the 2024 NHL Entry Draft. Today the Detroit Red Wings & the Nashville Predators swung a trade in which defenseman Andrew Gibson goes to the Predators from Detroit, and Detroit acquires forward Jesse Kiiskinen and the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2024 second-round pick.

The Trade By The Numbers

Defenseman – Andrew Gibson

Gibson was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the second round of the 2023 NHL Entry Draft with the 42nd overall pick. Last season he played for the Soo Greyhounds in the OHL playing in 68 games recording 44 points on 12 goals and 32 assists, he finished as a plus 36; in the playoffs, he played in 11 games recording two points coming on assists; he was a plus five. He’s spent the last three seasons with the Greyhounds playing in 119 games recording 65 points coming on 19 goals and 46 assists.

Forward – Jesse Kiiskinen

Kiiskinen was drafted by the Nashville Predators in the third round of the 2023 NHL Entry Draft with the 68th overall pick. He has been playing in Finland and in the 2023-24 season he played for the Pelican U20 team in eight games he had 21 points on 14 goals and seven assists; he was a plus 13. In the playoffs in three games, he had three points all on assists, and he was a plus-one. He also played for the Pelicans in Liiga playing in 38 games he had ten points on four goals and six assists; he was a minus one. In the playoffs, he played in six games failing to record a point, and was a minus one. He also played for the Finnish Junior Team for the U19 and the U20 team combining to play in 15 games, he had 20 points on seven goals and 13 points. He is still currently unsigned so it’ll be interesting to see what the Red Wings plan for him is.

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