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Jordan Staal (pictured) joins his brother, Eric, in Carolina.
The NHL completed a few blockbuster trades during the draft, two of the biggest trades brought sets of brothers together.
First, Jordan Staal turned down a 10-year extension offer from the Pittsburgh Penguins earlier this week. Friday, during his wedding and in front of some of his Penguins teammates, Staal was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes, where he will play alongside his older brother and team captain, Eric.
In exchange, the Penguins got the 'Canes first-round pick, which they used to draft Derrick Pouliot, forward Brandon Sutter and defenseman Brian Dumoulin.
This is potentially a huge deal for Carolina, adding a skilled-forward in Staal that could be a top-producer on the 'Canes top line.
The Flyers continued to deal with a man-for-man trade of forward James van Reimsdyk for Toronto's Luke Schenn.
An interesting move to say the least, as James van Reimsdyk is an energy player, who has shown he can score goals and get under opponents' skin.
Van Reimsdyk scored 24 points in an abbreviated 43-game season with the Flyers.
Luke Schenn joins his younger brother, Braden, on the Flyers. Luke is a consistent minute-man on the blue line. He played in 79 games last season and recorded 22 points. His minus-6 rating is concerning, but Toronto wasn't anywhere near the level that Philadelphia was on last season so those numbers are a little bit skewed.
It will be interesting to see who gets the best out of this deal.
I think van Reimsdyk will break out if he can stay healthy.
It's been a fun week so far. The countdown begins until opening night in October.