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Detroit Red Wings trade Jakub Vrana to St. Louis Blues

According to the Detroit Red Wings, they have traded Jakub Vrana to the St. Louis Blues. Just moments ago, the Red Wings tweeted out that they have acquired a 7th-round pick in the 2025 NHL Entry Draft and center Dylan McLaughlin from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Vrana. The Red Wings then announced that McLaughlin has been loaned to the AHL’s Springfield Thunderbirds.

Key Points

  • The Red Wings have traded Jakub Vrana to the Blues.
  • In exchange for Vrana, the Red Wings have acquired a 7th-round pick in the 2025 NHL Entry Draft and center Dylan McLaughlin from the Blues.
  • McLaughlin has been loaned to the AHL’s Springfield Thunderbirds by the Red Wings.
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Jakub Vrana by the Numbers

Since being acquired by the Red Wings during the 2020-21 season, Vrana has played in just 42 total games, posting the following stats:

  • 22 goals
  • 10 assists
  • +/- of -6
  • 15:12 average ice time

Bottom Line: Steve Yzerman is dealing at the Deadline

On Thursday, Steve Yzerman, the General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings, made a trade deal with the Boston Bruins and traded Tyler Bertuzzi. As part of the deal, the Red Wings received a first-round pick in the 2024 NHL Entry Draft, which is top-10 protected, and a fourth-round pick in 2025. Similarly, on Wednesday, Yzerman traded defenseman Filip Hronek and a fourth-round pick in the 2023 NHL Entry Draft to the Vancouver Canucks. In return, the Red Wings received a top-12 protected first-round pick in the 2023 NHL Entry Draft and a second-round pick in the same draft year.

Written by W.G. Brady

W.G. Brady is a Detroit-based journalist who has been covering the Detroit sports scene for Detroit Sports Nation for several years. He is in his early 30s and has a wealth of experience in the industry. Throughout his career, W.G. has established himself as a respected and knowledgeable journalist known for his in-depth coverage of the teams and athletes in Detroit. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for sports, W.G. has become a go-to source for fans and readers looking for the latest news and analysis on the Detroit sports scene. He has a good reputation in the sports community and is respected for his unbiased coverage of sports events. W.G. is known for his ability to uncover hidden stories and provide unique perspectives on the teams and athletes he covers. He has a good understanding of the city of Detroit and its sports culture, which he uses to inform his reporting and analysis. He continues to be a respected journalist in the Detroit sports industry.

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