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Hockey Wilderness Mar 15, 2015

Trading Your Problems: The Wild's Acquisition of Jared Knight

The Wild may be Jared Knight's last chance to make the NHL. At the trade deadline, the Wild and the Bruins swapped failed prospects that were assets acquired as draft picks in trades for large franchise players. One of the picks that Minnesota received as part of the Brent Burns trade was used on Zack Phillips; similarly, the Bruins used a pick from the Phil Kessel trade for Jared Knight. Phillips was supposed to be a top line skill player, but only scored 7 goals and assists in his 49 games with Iowa this year. Knight joined the Iowa Wild with only 1 goal and 2 assists in 36 games with the...

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