Flyers Trade Ivan Provorov to Columbus, Shopping Carter Hart

The Columbus Blue Jackets needed a defenceman. Columbus got their guy in Ivan Provorov of the Philadelphia Flyers.

As part of a three-team trade the Blue Jackets get Provorov from the Flyers with the Los Angeles Kings sending out defenceman Sean Walker and goaltender Cal Petersen together with possibility Helge Grans to the Flyers. The Kings will maintain 30 percent of Provorov’s income.

Also as part of the offer, the Columbus Blue Jackets are sending out a first-round choice they obtained from the Kings to Philadelphia.

Also, the Flyers are getting a second-round choice from the Kings also. As more pieces drip in.

Going back to the NHL Trade Deadline, Provorov’s name has actually been out there in trade circles as recorded on So it was simply a matter of time prior to brand-new basic supervisor Daniel Briere shot.

The 7th general choice from the 2015 NHL Draft has actually tape-recorded 217 points (65 objectives and 152 helps) in 532 video games with the Flyers. This previous season in 82 video games with the Flyers he tape-recorded 27 points (6 objectives and 21 helps). This is the 2nd most affordable given that getting in the league.

But the points are not why the Blue Jackets are obtaining. Yes, Provorov has 47 power-play points, however he is a minutes eater. Not to discuss he can play the left side and is a puck-moving defenseman. While his protective zone efficiency has actually differed he does a great deal of things well in his own zone regardless of what the numbers state.

Ivan Provorov still has 2 years left $6.75 million which will end at the end of the 2024-25 season.

As formerly discussed the Flyers gotten Sean Walker and Cal Petersen from the Los Angeles Kings. Petersen was put in the minors by the Kings with the introduction of Phoenix Copley. A comparable scenario might take place in Philadelphia depending upon their next relocation.

Anthony Di Marco: Don’t believe the Flyers are done. Cal Petersen being generated makes me believe that another domino might fall.

That domino seems Carter Hart

Walker includes depth to the Flyer defense as he can shift the puck out of the zone and develops opportunities for himself.

The advantage for Philly is Walker is an unlimited complimentary representative at the end of the season.

From a Kings point of view, Los Angeles has actually been seeking to open cap area to re-sign Vladislav Gavrikov, whom they traded for at the trade due date.

Dennis Bernstein of the Fourth Period: “With simply under $7.6 million in income cap area to have fun with, Kings GM Rob Blake is intending to vacate some cash and plug other holes in the lineup.

Defenceman Vladislav Gavrikov is among the gamers atop Blake’s top priority list, however conversations in between the 2 sides have actually stayed very little, to this point, as L.A. weighs its alternatives.”

Bernstein discusses Petersen and Walker as possible names that might be on the relocation and both moved as part of this offer as the Kings might likewise attempt to re-sign Joonas Koripisalo.






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