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SportSharks trade Braun to Flyers for 2 picks

20:45  18 june  2019
20:45  18 june  2019 Source:   thescore.com

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Center Brayden Schenn was traded to the St. Louis Blues by the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday for forward Jori Lehtera, the No. 27 pick in Round 1 | Sharks vs. Golden Knights. Philadelphia earlier selected center Nolan Patrick with the No. 2 pick . Schenn had 55 points (25 goals, 30 assists) in 79

Trading Braun for prospects would be one way to get that, except it would kick the can down the street, most likely. And that’s how you make sense of the rumored Ryan Braun trade . You get why the Dodgers would do it. You have to squint a lot more to see the Brewers’ perspective.

Sharks trade Braun to Flyers for 2 picks© Icon Sportswire / Getty

The San Jose Sharks traded defenseman Justin Braun to the Philadelphia Flyers for a second-round selection in this year's draft and a third-rounder in 2020, the clubsannounced Tuesday.

San Jose clears $3.8 million off its books with the move after signing superstar blue-liner Erik Karlsson to an eight-year extension reportedly worth $92 million Monday.

Philadelphia, meanwhile, continues to retool on the back end after trading Radko Gudas to the Washington Capitals for Matt Niskanen last week.

Braun, who's known more for his defensive contributions than his offense, chipped in 16 points across 78 regular-season games in 2018-19, adding an assist in 20 playoff contests.

The 32-year-old had played his entire nine-year career with the Sharks, who drafted him 201st overall in 2007.

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