Trade Analysis: What can the Florida Panthers Expect From Eetu Luostarinen & Chase Priskie?
The Carolina Hurricanes were one of the deadline’s biggest movers and shakers, and it all started when they acquired Vincent Trochek from the Florida Panthers for Eetu Luostarinen, Chase Priskie, Lucas Wallmark, and Erik Haula.
Between that, and the addition of Brady Skjei and Sami Vatanen in separate moves, the Hurricanes have steeled themselves at the game’s most important positions.
The team caught nearly everyone by surprise with their run to the Eastern Conference finals last year; I’m expecting nothing less this go around.
It’s been a tough year for Trochek relative to the lofty expectations he’s put in place with prior campaigns, but he’s still scoring at a 53 points per 82 games pace, and his two-way profile is every bit as robust as ever. The Evolving-Hockey RAPM (Regularized Adju
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