The NHL abrogated the trade that transferred Evgenii Dadonov from the Vegas Golden Knights to the Anaheim Ducks because the limited no-trade clause in Dadonov’s contract included the Ducks.
Hours after the trade, which packed the 33- time-old right-winger to the Ducks with an alternate-round pick for defenseman John Moore and Ryan Kesler’s contract, the Knights claimed the platoon” ( came) conscious of a problem with reference to the trade. “The difficulty was that Dadonov, who was traded to Vegas from the Ottawa Legislators last time, had a partial no-trade clause within the deal he inked with Ottawa in October 2020. Vegas was not there on the list and bought him before the morning of this season.
Anaheim, still, was on the list, which presented a drag Monday when the Knights tried to maneuver on from Dadonov’s $5 million cap megahit. The Golden Knights had dealt Dadonov and took on injured Moore and thus the contract of injured Kesler to offer themselves some cap inflexibility to accommodate a trade for $10 million player Jack Eichel before within the season and the possible return of injured players.
Harmonious with our sources, now that the Dadonov trade has been voided, the platoon has only $405,833 of usable cap space, with crucial players Alex Martinez and Mark Stone still to return from long-term injured reserve. “The Vegas Golden Knights fete the league’s decision and welcome Evgenii back to our club, “the platoon twittered. The banged-up Golden Knights have gone 3-7 in their last ten games and have fallen one means of a playoff spot.
The 2017-18 expansion platoon reached the Stanley final in its first season and has not missed the playoffs. “We admire and accept the choice made moment by the NHL with reference to our trade with Vegas on Monday, “Ducks head Pat Verbeek said during a statement.
“Evgenii Dadonov could be a player that can aid our platoon this time and in the future.” Once John Moore is healthy and ready to return, we’ll go forward and toast him to our association.”