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Multiple trades around the NHL last week (Dec. 8-15)

Several trades have taken place around the NHL this past week, and we're here to share those with you.

Seattle Kraken and Colorado Avalanche (December 15, 2023)

Kraken acquire:

Tomas Tatar


Avalanche acquire:

2024 5th-round-pick

The Seattle Kraken acquired Tatar from the Avalanche in exchange for just a fifth round pick in the upcoming 2024 draft. The 33-year-old played just 27 games in Colorado before being dealt to the Kraken. He recorded just 1 goal and 9 points.

Tatar has scored 212 goals and recorded 464 career points in 810 career games.

Prior to being dealt to the Avalanche, Tatar recorded an impressive 20 goals, 28 assists in 82 games with a +41 goal differential.

He's signed to a 1-year, $1.5 Million contract set to expire following the conclusion of the 2023-24 season.

Vancouver Canucks and San Jose Sharks (December 15, 2023)

Canucks acquire:

Nick Cicek

2024 6th-round-pick

Sharks acquire:

Jack Studnicka

The Canucks will receive 23-year-old defenseman Cicek. He's played 16 career games with San Jose, recording just four assists.

The Sharks will receive 24-year-old center Studnicka. He's played 90 career games between the Boston Bruins and Vancouver Canucks, where he recorded just 6 goals and 16 points.

New York Islanders and St. Louis Blues (December 8, 2023)

Islanders acquire:

Robert Bortuzzo

Blues acquire:

2024 7th-round-pick

The Islanders obtained the 34-year-old defenseman from St. Louis last Friday night. Bortuzzo was apart of the Blues team that won the Stanley Cup in 2018-19. He will bring his playoff knowledge to a Islanders team that has been to multiple Eastern Conference finals in recent years.

Bortuzzo is in the final year of a $950,000 cap hit.

through 541 career games between the Penguins and Blues, Bortuzzo has just 20 goals and 74 points and a +39 goal differential.