Erik Johnson traded to Avalanche
The Colorado Avalanche and St. Louis Blues pulled off a blockbuster deal early Saturday morning, shaking the core of their teams with the most important trade so far this season.
The Blues sent former No. 1 overall pick Erik Johnson, forward Jay McClement and a first-round pick to the Avalanche for winger Chris Stewart, defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and a second-round draft choice.
All four players involved are former first-round picks.
"I obviously was not expecting ...
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