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(STL/NJD) - Gillies for future considerations

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Dec. 15, 2021 at 2:21 p.m.
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Trade confirmed: New Jersey Devils - St. Louis Blues
Trade Details
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
Logo of the New Jersey Devils
Jon Gillies · $750,000$750,000$750,000
Sum: $750,000$750,000$750,000
Change: +$750,000
Change: +$750,000
Change: +$750,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
Logo of the St. Louis Blues
Future Considerations
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$750,000
Change: -$750,000
Change: -$750,000
Dec. 15, 2021 at 2:31 p.m.
#2
mmm... Bratt
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The pre-christmas blockbuster we've all been waiting for.
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Dec. 15, 2021 at 2:41 p.m.
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Nic Dowd Enjoyer
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And just when you thought Future Considerations had finally settled into his new home...
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Dec. 15, 2021 at 3:17 p.m.
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Chad of Chads
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Just when you thought Future Considerations was gone he is back and better than ever lul
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Dec. 15, 2021 at 3:22 p.m.
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Lundkvist Truther
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Blues signed him a week ago and already traded him?

Lol is this the record for the fastest trade for a player signed as UFA?
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Dec. 15, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.
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sensonfire
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Future Considerations

AKA Diddly Squat

Devils win
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Dec. 15, 2021 at 5:17 p.m.
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Welcome Simon Nemec
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Free goalie
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Dec. 15, 2021 at 6:27 p.m.
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When was the last time "Future Considerations" turned into something relevant?
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Dec. 15, 2021 at 6:32 p.m.
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God save the king
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it's like after the Eichel trade the hockey gods went no more real trades
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Dec. 15, 2021 at 7:56 p.m.
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The NHL should just get rid of future considerations. It’s literally nothing.
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Dec. 15, 2021 at 8:13 p.m.
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Carlo>McAvoy
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Quoting: CSStrowbridge
When was the last time "Future Considerations" turned into something relevant?


They were once a better result than now. Back in the 90's Robyn Regehr was a future consideration when the Avs got Theo Fleury from Flames.

Nowadays the mentality is more GM's want to now right away what they get for upper NHLers
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Dec. 15, 2021 at 10:30 p.m.
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I think the Blues just needed him as a temp when Binnington and Husso were out, but it seems strange that they would extend him if that was what they had in mind. Did that make him more valuable to the Devils or less?
Dec. 16, 2021 at 12:29 a.m.
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First NY Then LA
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The guy stands on his head and almost steals a game in overtime only to be betrayed by a rookie mistake resulting in a penalty shot by Anaheim's best goal scorer, and this is his reward?
Dec. 16, 2021 at 1:24 a.m.
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I was thinking they might claim Khudobin off waivers, but this should suffice with Bernier out. But, the Devils defensive play has been so atrocious of late that I'm not really sure it matters who they have goal right now.
Dec. 17, 2021 at 1:59 a.m.
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mokumboi
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Quoting: OldNYIfan
The guy stands on his head and almost steals a game in overtime only to be betrayed by a rookie mistake resulting in a penalty shot by Anaheim's best goal scorer, and this is his reward?


They have no cap for him with Binny back, no room for him in the AHL and he'd have to clear waivers anyway.


Quoting: jr400
I think the Blues just needed him as a temp when Binnington and Husso were out, but it seems strange that they would extend him if that was what they had in mind. Did that make him more valuable to the Devils or less?


They didn't extend him. He left the team after last season and was with the Flyers' AHL team on a PTO when they plucked him back.
Dec. 18, 2021 at 2:13 a.m.
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No Patty Kane trades
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Quoting: JetsCanesSens
The NHL should just get rid of future considerations. It’s literally nothing.


That's the whole point of future considerations.
Dec. 18, 2021 at 8:32 p.m.
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Quoting: Saskleaf
That's the whole point of future considerations.


Ya I guess.
Dec. 18, 2021 at 10:18 p.m.
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No Patty Kane trades
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Quoting: JetsCanesSens
Ya I guess.


I guess at one point future considerations was actually something, but right now it means you gave up nothing.
Dec. 18, 2021 at 10:57 p.m.
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Quoting: Saskleaf
I guess at one point future considerations was actually something, but right now it means you gave up nothing.


Yep.
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Dec. 19, 2021 at 9:34 a.m.
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Lifelong Leafs Fan
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Quoting: Saskleaf
I guess at one point future considerations was actually something, but right now it means you gave up nothing.


That’s true, the only reason “Future Considerations” are being traded so much is because they’re not defined by the NHL or the CBA.
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