Fresh off a Holiday break, the St. Louis Blue and Minnesota Wild have made a trade! Swapping AHL prospects just before the Winter Classic, the Blues send Nolan Stevens to Minnesota in exchange for Will Bitten. Stevens was selected in the 5th round, 125th overall in 2016 by the Blues. Stevens played in the NCAA for Northeastern University before spending the last four seasons in the AHL. The Canadians selected Bitten in the 3rd round, 70th overall in 2016. Bitten was signed by the Blues during the off-season on a one-year contract. Bitten played in the OHL for Flint Firebirds and Hamilton Bull Dogs before spending the last four seasons playing for the Iowa Wild.
While this isn’t a blockbuster trade we are waiting for this season, the trade winds are starting to blow!
After practice this morning, the Detroit Red Wings trimmed their roster from 69 to 60 players. The Red Wings will now have 34 forwards, 20 defensemen, and six goaltenders available to start the preseason schedule. Of the 60 players, 49 were acquired through the draft, trades, or free agency. These players are expected to make […]
Every off-season, there is always that very dull spot. The excitement of free agency is gone, trade rumors go quiet, the teams are set, and that’s where we are right now. Thankfully, we are about to be out of that. As training camp is starting up and pre-season games are up and running, opening night […]
The goaltending situation in Adirondack has always been a question coming into each season. However, this season’s situation seems a lot more promising, at least for now. Looking at the Devil’s organization, they want to have more depth at the goaltending position. With that, they want to have three goaltenders at all three levels, which […]