The Ottawa Senators have traded Erik Karlsson and Francis Perron to the San Jose Sharks for Chris Tierney, Josh Norris, Rudolfs Balcers, Dylan DeMelo, conditional 2020 first-round pick, a conditional 2019 second round pick, and a conditional 2021 second-round pick.
Dean Brown: “Sens also get a 2nd rd pick in 2021. It becomes a first if the Sharks sign him and SJ makes it to the final this season. The Sens also get a 1st in 2021 or 2022 if Karlsson plays for an eastern team in 2018/19.”
The 28-year old Karlsson was drafted 15th overall in the first round of the 2008 draft. He carries a $6.5 million salary cap hit and will be a free agent after the season.
The 22-year old Perron was drafted 190th overall in the seventh round of the 2014 draft by the Senators. He carries a $925,000 salary cap hit.
The 24-year old Tierney was drafted 55th overall in the second round of the 2012 draft by the Sharks. He carries a $2.937,500 salary cap hit.
The 19-year old Norris was drafted 19th overall in the first round of the 2017 draft by the Sharks.
The 21-year old Balcers was drafted 142nd overall in the fifth round of the 2015 draft by the Sharks. He carries a $925,000 salary cap hit.
The 25-year old DeMelo was drafted 179th overall in the sixth round of the 2011 draft by the Sharks. He carries a $900,000 salary cap hit.