Another blockbuster trade has rocked the Central Division.
On Thursday afternoon, the St. Louis Blues traded start forward TJ Oshie to the Washington Capitals for former Blackhawks forward Troy Brouwer, goaltender Pheonix Copley and a third round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft.
The Capitals had been interested in Hawks forward Patrick Sharp.
Oshie, 28, had 55 points in 72 games last season with St. Louis. He has two years remaining on a contract with a $4.175M cap hit.
Brouwer, who will turn 30 in August, had 21 goals and 22 assists in 82 games last year with Washington. He is entering the final season of a contract carrying a $3,666,666 cap hit.