Trade Analysis: The Ottawa Senators acquire Jakob Chychrun from the Arizona Coyotes
Our long national nightmare is over.
After sitting out for the last eight games due to “trade-related reasons” following a request that dates all the way back to last season, Jakob Chychrun has mercifully been granted his wish. He's been dealt to the Ottawa Senators for three picks, highlighted by a first rounder at this upcoming draft.
There's certainly a lot to unpack here, from the price the Senators paid for his services to what they should be expecting to get from his game moving forward.
So let's take a closer look at all of the important considerations below, one piece at a time. Considering how long we've had to prepare for this eventuality, i've personally been itching to finally get into.
That top selection is top-five protected, becoming unprotected in 2024 if it's not
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