San Jose Kicks Off Rebuild, Deals Phaneuf and Bouwmeester

In Uncategorized on September 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm

The trade-happy Boston Banshees got things started on draft day, but the San Jose Hosers did most of the work, dealing arguably its top two defensemen and making four trades as kicked off a rebuild.

2015 draft day trades

  • Boston dealt a 3rd rounder and faceoff specialist Manny Malhotra to San Jose for defensive centre Paul Gaustad. The Hosers took Phillip Danault with the pick.
  • San Jose traded its longtime blueline anchor Dion Phaneuf to Charleston for a 1st rounder, using it to draft young defenseman Derrick Pouliot.
  • – Minutes later, San Jose also moved Jay Bouwmeester to El Dorado for a 2nd, which would become Shayne Gostisbehere.
  • – Salem added Portland‘s 1st rounder in exchange for goalie Jaroslav Halak, defenseman Eric Gelinas and a 3rd. Salem used the 1st to get Andre Burakovsky while Portland drafted Petteri Lindbohm with the 3rd.
  • – After grabbing Aaron Ekblad and Damon Severson in the first round, Delta sent Jason Demers to Salem for a 2nd, which it used to draft Nikita Nesterov.
  • San Jose added Nikita Nikitin from Vancouver for a 4th rounder (Ronalds Kenins).

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