Devils acquire Hrdina

TSN is reporting that the New Jersey Devil have acquired veteran centre Jan Hrdina from the Phoenix Coyotes.

In exchange, the Devils gave up second-year forward Mike Rupp and a second-round pick in this June’s NHL entry draft.

I guess the Devils needed some forward scoring, but I don’t know about this one. Rupp is a big, BIG guy, and a second rounder, even a later second rounder, can turn out OK. I think the Devs gave too much for a guy that isn’t all that productive, but admittedly, I haven’t see Hrdina play a lot since Pittsburgh, either. Just doesn’t seem to fit in with NJ. Comments, anyone?

52 Responses to Devils acquire Hrdina

  1. dkball7 says:

    Nah you arn’t jealous at all!!!

  2. dkball7 says:

    Man what a bad trade… it only brought us a cup in 2000. TERRIBLE pickup.

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