How trading Michal Neuvirth helped the Capitals win a Stanley Cup but lose out on drafting a Vezina Trophy-winning goalie
A majority of NHL trades have an immediate effect on clubs. But there are some deals that have a trickle-down effect that can last years and impact a bunch of teams league-wide.
Sportsnet’s Steve Dangle recently recorded a new Trade Tree video that involves a forgettable Washington Capitals goaltender. It kinda sorta helped Washington win the Stanley Cup years later.