This was a swap of two former first round picks; Nylander was taken eighth overall in 2016 while Jokiharju was taken 29th overall in 2017.
Following the shocking trade on Tuesday, Alexander Nylander made some interesting comments about his development.
We have a trade to announce!
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) July 9, 2019
“Buffalo, that kind of stuff, that’s in the past,” said Nylander, according to ESPN.