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Flyers Commerce Ivan Provorov to Columbus, Purchasing Carter Hart

The Columbus Blue Jackets have been in want of a defenceman. Columbus obtained their man in Ivan Provorov of the Philadelphia Flyers.

As a part of a three-team commerce the Blue Jackets get Provorov from the Flyers with the Los Angeles Kings sending defenceman Sean Walker and goaltender Cal Petersen together with prospect Helge Grans to the Flyers. The Kings will retain 30 % of Provorov’s wage.

Additionally as a part of the deal, the Columbus Blue Jackets are sending a first-round choose they acquired from the Kings to Philadelphia.

Additionally, the Flyers are getting a second-round choose from the Kings as effectively. The Kings obtained forwards Kevin Connauton and Hayden Hodgson from the Flyers. Each performed the vast majority of their careers with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

Going again to the NHL Commerce Deadline, Provorov’s title has been on the market in commerce circles as documented on So it was only a matter of time earlier than new normal supervisor Daniel Briere pulled the set off.

The seventh general choose from the 2015 NHL Draft has recorded 217 factors (65 objectives and 152 assists) in 532 video games with the Flyers. This previous season in 82 video games with the Flyers he recorded 27 factors (six objectives and 21 assists). That is the second lowest since getting into the league.

However the factors aren’t why the Blue Jackets are buying. Sure, Provorov has 47 power-play factors, however he’s a minutes eater. To not point out he can play the left aspect and is a puck-moving defenseman. Whereas his defensive zone effectiveness has various he does loads of stuff effectively in his personal zone regardless of what the numbers say.

Ivan Provorov nonetheless has two years left $6.75 million which is able to expire on the finish of the 2024-25 season.

As beforehand talked about the Flyers acquired Sean Walker and Cal Petersen from the Los Angeles Kings. Petersen was put within the minors by the Kings with the emergence of Phoenix Copley. The same state of affairs may occur in Philadelphia relying on their subsequent transfer.

Anthony Di Marco: Don’t suppose the Flyers are performed. Cal Petersen being introduced in makes me suppose that one other domino may fall.

That domino seems to be Carter Hart

Walker provides depth to the Flyer protection as he can transition the puck out of the zone and creates possibilities for himself.

The great factor for Philly is Walker is an unrestricted free agent on the finish of the season.

From a Kings perspective, Los Angeles has been seeking to open up cap house to re-sign Vladislav Gavrikov, whom they traded for on the commerce deadline.

Dennis Bernstein of the Fourth Interval: “With just below $7.6 million in wage cap house to play with, Kings GM Rob Blake is hoping to maneuver out some cash and plug different holes within the roster.

Defenceman Vladislav Gavrikov is without doubt one of the gamers atop Blake’s precedence record, however discussions between the 2 sides have remained minimal, thus far, as L.A. weighs its choices.”

Bernstein mentions Petersen and Walker as potential names that might be on the transfer and each moved as a part of this deal because the Kings may additionally attempt to re-sign Joonas Koripisalo.








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