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(NJD/NYI) - Palmieri, Zajac for Greer, Jobst, 2021 1st, 2022 conditional 4th

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Apr. 7 at 7:59 p.m.
#1
Trade confirmed: New Jersey Devils - New York Islanders
Trade Details
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
New Jersey Devils
AJ Greer · $0$700,000$100,000 (AHL/JR)
Mason Jobst · $0$792,500$70,000 (AHL/JR)
2021 1st round pick (NYI - #29 - Chase Stillman)
2022 4th round pick (NYI) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: If the Islanders advance to the 2020-21 Stanley Cup Final, the 4th round pick upgrades to a 3rd in 2022 or 2023. Islanders have the option of which pick they will transfer.

Result: Islanders didn't advance to the 2020-21 Stanley Cup Final. Devils will receive the Islanders 2022 4th round pick.
Sum: $0$1,492,500$170,000
Change: -$5,200,000
Change: -$3,707,500
Change: +$490,170,000
New York Islanders Acquire:
New York Islanders
Kyle Palmieri ($2,325,000 retained - 50%) · $2,325,000$2,325,000$0
Travis Zajac ($2,875,000 retained - 50%) · $2,875,000$2,875,000$0
Sum: $5,200,000$5,200,000$0
Change: +$5,200,000
Change: +$3,707,500
Change: -$490,170,000
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Apr. 7 at 7:59 p.m.
#2
Pain for Shane
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Lou gets his guys. It’s a more than fair trade in a normal year, although I have a feeling this might be the only 1st traded this deadline (at least for a rental).
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Apr. 7 at 8:00 p.m.
#3
Habs4Ever
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Edited Apr. 7 at 8:18 p.m.
NYI gets the best forward available for a 1st round pick and also picks up a bottom 6 center in the process. Good deal for both sides
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Apr. 7 at 8:02 p.m.
#4
In Zito We Trust
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Man if that's all we had to give up I would have loved to do this trade for the Panthers... too bad i guess! Good job LL
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Apr. 7 at 8:03 p.m.
#5
Just Keep Swimming
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In a major buyers market NJ still got a 1st. Didn't look like anyone else was offering that, so good for them.

The best part of this trade though is Zajac's inclusion.
I genuinely believe that Lou's memory started going around 2012 and the only players he can remember are the devils from that year. He keeps trying to trade for them. I just find it funny
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Apr. 7 at 8:03 p.m.
#6
Sit back and relax..
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Zajac, Isles legend.
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Apr. 7 at 8:03 p.m.
#7
MTL AGM v5
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Guess no Taylor Hall then.

As for the trade, a possible 20-30 pick in a weak draft with two AHLers for two seasoned veterans half-retained. The Islanders win.
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Apr. 7 at 8:04 p.m.
#8
Sit back and relax..
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Best forward on the Market - and probably at the best price (for the buyer) well see paid. Great move for the Islanders.
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Apr. 7 at 8:06 p.m.
#9
Pain for Shane
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Great trade for us, also gonna assume we get every devils rental every TDL from here on out (got Greene last year)
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Apr. 7 at 8:06 p.m.
#10
Habs4Ever
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Also worth noting Zajac has only played for the NJD (over 1000 games), pretty remarkable. Joins Andy Greene who played over 900 with NJD.
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Apr. 7 at 8:07 p.m.
#11
worst poster
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Think the Devils could've shaken another asset or two out of Long Island but it's a decent trade.

Believe Hall is going to Boston now.
Apr. 7 at 8:08 p.m.
#12
You know nothing JS
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Who has the NYI coming out of the East division in the playoffs? I do.
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Apr. 7 at 8:10 p.m.
#13
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Quoting: KSIxSKULLS
NYI gets the best forward available for a 1st round pick and also pick up a bottom 6 center in the process. Good deal for both sides


Best forward available?
Apr. 7 at 8:10 p.m.
#14
MERCER SZN
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WHY
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Apr. 7 at 8:10 p.m.
#15
Habs4Ever
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Quoting: drewjenkins
Best forward available?


Yes, best UFA forward available.
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Apr. 7 at 8:11 p.m.
#16
Hakuna Matata
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yep Isles are all in

if this does not get them past r2 I have a feeling someone's getting fired.
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Apr. 7 at 8:11 p.m.
#17
Retired V2 V3 GM
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Lou brings his guys back! This deal puts pressure on the other teams in the divison... Pittsburgh please add some depth and MARC-ANDRE FLEURY to give us a good playoff run!
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Apr. 7 at 8:12 p.m.
#18
Breadman likes Bread
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Great value deal, first casualty of the deadline.
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Apr. 7 at 8:12 p.m.
#19
Nazaleaf
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Kind of a bad trade for the Devils I feel. Sure they got a 1st for 2 guys on expiring deals, but they're both good players with one a clear top liner. 2 AHLers just doesn't feel enough.
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Apr. 7 at 8:13 p.m.
#20
GoJetsGo
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FINALLY! Let's go! I've been waiting for something all week.
In terms of who wins this, I think it's got to be the Islanders. They get 2 good forwards for basically a 1st and some AHLers, plus a mid round pick. Really helps out their forward depth.

Edit: I think the Devil's mistake was not trading Palmieri last year. Based on the rumored package they probably could have got a 1st and a couple of B tier things (2nd/Prospect) for just Palmieri. Plus another ~2nd for Zajac this year. I don't think it will necessarily hurt them too much in the long run though.
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Apr. 7 at 8:14 p.m.
#21
get ur corsi up
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The Bruins lose this trade.
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Apr. 7 at 8:19 p.m.
#22
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Quoting: yikes
Best forward on the Market - and probably at the best price (for the buyer) well see paid. Great move for the Islanders.


Hall 19pts
Zajac 18pts
Palmieiri 17pts

Agreed, great move for the Isles. Not sure about who you are referring to as the best forward on the market though.
Apr. 7 at 8:19 p.m.
#23
You know nothing JS
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Quoting: Devil1122
WHY


Because it's a buyers market.

If it can help, Buffalo will get less for Hall.
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Apr. 7 at 8:20 p.m.
#24
Josh
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Wow... aight Lou I see you
Apr. 7 at 8:20 p.m.
#25
MERCER SZN
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Quoting: jpsnow13
Because it's a buyers market.

If it can help, Buffalo will get less for Hall.


Devils lost the trade but it wasn't as bad as I expected. Im happy all the Palmieri trades are over
 
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