Minnesota Wild Trade Brent Burns To San Jose Sharks

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Burns, Pick Sent To Sharks For Setoguchi, Prospect, 1st Round Pick

 

The Minnesota Wild swung a blockbuster trade during round one of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, trading All Star defenseman Brent Burns to the San Jose Sharks.  In return for Burns and a second round pick in next year’s draft, the Wild received winger Devin Setoguchi, prospect Charlie Coyle, and the 28th pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.  The Minnesota Wild then drafted center Zack Phillips with the 28th selection.  To find out why the Wild traded Burns, and how the deal affects the roster, find out after the jump.

 

Bryan Vickroy

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2011 NHL Mock Draft

 

2011 Mock NHL Entry Draft

 

While the chase for this year’s Stanley Cup is running at full throttle, the rest of the NHL is gearing up for next season’s potential championship season.  The first task in the offseason is the NHL Entry Draft, this year held at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.   Who will go where?  How will your team meet its needs?  It’s all part of the intrigue of draft day.   Let’s put the Edmonton Oilers on the clock.  To find out who they pick, and every other NHL team pick, read after the jump.

 

Bryan Vickroy

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