Trade grades for the 2022-23 NHL trade deadline

As I write this, the 2023 NHL trade deadline is still more than a month away. However, the first major deal of the trade season happened last night, with the single most sought-after trade piece coming off the market earlier than many probably expected.

So, why not get the trade grade column going earlier than expected as well? Heck, it couldn't hurt.

Without further ado:

New York Rangers acquire Wyatt Kalynuk from the Vancouver Canucks for future considerations

Rangers Grade: C

Canucks Grade: C

Well, this is just an AHL trade.

New York Rangers acquire Anton Blidh from the Colorado Avalanche for Gustav Rydahl

Rangers Grade: C

Avalanche Grade: C

Not just AHL trade (barely)! Blidh has a handful of NHL appearances this year and even more throughout his career, while this is Rydahl's first season in Nor

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