Trade Analysis: The Florida Panthers acquire Sam Reinhart from the Buffalo Sabres
The draft weekend trades continued in the NHL on Day 2, with Buffalo and Florida finalizing a proposed trade for Sam Reinhart that we'd heard about initially the night before.
While he may not have been the flashiest player on the market, it was an important deal for a Panthers team that's looking to build off of a remarkably encouraging season. The Sabres meanwhile, continue their full tear-down as they move another established player for futures, and look ahead to what they hope will be a fresh start.
Let's unpack the details of the move here, both in terms of what kind of impact Reinhart will have on his new team, and what the return his old team got for him tells us about the market right now.
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