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On 32 Thoughts: The Podcast, Elliotte Friedman noted that in the trade that sent long-time San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns to the Carolina Hurricanes, Burns had to approve the move.

It seems Burns was hoping for a trade to Dallas, but whatever happened, he seems to have been convinced that Carolina is a good fit with a chance to go on a Cup run. On the podcast, Friedman mentioned he believes the three teams on Burns’s trade list were the Dallas Stars, Nashville Predators, and Florida Panthers.

Darren Dreger said San Jose and Dallas never got close, despite Burns’s wishes:

That’s a shame! It would’ve been fun to see Burns reunited with Joe Pavelski! Burns also has a ranch in Texas and would’ve had a familiar face in Peter DeBoer behind the bench.

The San Jose Sharks ended up sending Burns to Carolina for Steven Lorentz, Eetu Makiniemi, and a 2023 third-round pick. San Jose will also retain 34 percent of the remaining three years of Burns’s contract ($8 million AAV).

It also appears Burns will have a number change in Raleigh — he couldn’t do that in the Big D, Bill Goldsworthy’s No. 8 is retired there.

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Pierre-Luc Dubois reportedly attended the draft in Montreal believing he could be traded on the draft floor. (The Athletic)

Nick Blankenburg signs a two-year contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets. (1st Ohio Battery)

Could Nino Niederreiter reunite with the New York Islanders as a free agent? (The Hockey Writers)

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Final thoughts regarding Boston Bruins development camp:

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Could the New York Islanders land Nazem Kadri as a free agent?

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CHL defenseman of the year Nathan Staios is looking to prove himself with the Florida Panthers:

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The Vegas Golden Knights found a way and re-signed Reilly Smith:

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Nic Deslauriers spoke about joining the Philadelphia Flyers:

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Who stood out at development camp for the Washington Capitals:

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Detroit Red Wings fans should be excited for Simon Edvinsson:

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A look at the Russian prospects in the Vancouver Canucks system:

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What are the Montreal Canadiens planning for Kirby Dach?

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The Calgary Flames need to get Matthew Tkachuk signed:

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david barnard

DAL basically wanted him for a bag of pucks.

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