DALLAS, TX - JUNE 23: Kyle Dubas of the Toronto Maple Leafs attends the 2018 NHL Draft at American Airlines Center on June 23, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
It’s trade deadline day today, which is always a fun day in the hockey world. Last year, the Islanders made a big splash by trading for JG Pageau. Lou Lamoriello gave up a 1st, 2nd, and a conditional third for Pageau.
It was a lot, for sure, but he then immediately extended him to a six-year $30 million ($5 million AAV) deal.