Blue Jackets and Gates swap disgruntled stars Patrick Lynn and Pierre-Luc Dubois

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The Columbus Blue Jackets And the Winnipeg Jets Complete a deal that sees each team receive a disaffected star from the other team. Wing Patrick Lane heads to Columbus in the meantime Pierre-Luc Dubois Head to Winnipeg.

Dubois told Blue Jackets management that he would like to be traded as he negotiates his last two-year $ 10 million contract extension before boot camp. The front office didn’t feel obligated to fulfill his request immediately until recently when coach John Tortorella was I decided to pick # 3 in draft 2016 In the first period of the Thursday match.

In the meantime, Lynn had revealed to his agent to TSN that he would be “mutually beneficial” to the 22-year-old and the Winnipeg franchise to separate ways this off-season. He has only appeared in one match with Gates this year due to an upper body injury, and is currently sitting in the injured reserve.

Dubois has been an incredible player in the past two seasons, with his best year coming during the 2018-19 season with 27 goals and 34 assists. The following year, he netted 18 goals and 31 assists, but also delivered a point-per-game performance in post-season with four goals and six assists in 10 matches. Lynn was an all-star star in 2017 in a season in which he scored 44 goals and 70 points.

Also part of the deal is ahead Jack Ruslovich, A native of Columbus, who returns to his hometown. Columbus also gives Winnipeg his choice for the third round in 2022.

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