It took one week for Jim Nill to put his stamp on the team. One week for him to completely overhaul the organization and bring some real excitement to the team. Stars fans are well aware of the two trades yesterday, so I won’t go into the details too much here.
Some thoughts on what Dallas lost first. It’s going to be tough not having Loui Eriksson around here next year. He’s been a staple on the team, a soft spoken fan favorite who worked tirelessly on both sides of the ice. His two-way play is going to be missed around here.
Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser were very nice prospects in the system, but they just couldn’t break through. With Brett Ritchie, Alex Chiasson and now Valeri Nichushkin in the system, they would have found it difficult break into the top six forwards on the team, especially now that Jamie Benn is back at wing. They may have been useful in the bottom six, but if the price for Seguin is Fraser and Smith, that has to be done.
Joe Morrow was here for a s...