They lost the trade, no doubt, but it was best option available to them to start upgrading their D right now.
I know they would have. It's what the impact on the roster/organizational depth would be afterward.
Per Shero, they talked before a little, but really didn't get down to it til Monday. Trade made after Lucic visit.
They added another top young forward that they didn't think they were going to get. Makes easier to give up Hall.
Because adding those other commodities makes giving up Hall less of a loss for them.
I don't know if they make the trade without Puljujarvi dropping to them and possibility of Lucic.
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