Blackhawks trade Anisimov to Senators for Smith
TRADE ALERT: The #Blackhawks have acquired forward Zack Smith from the Senators in exchange for forward Artem Anisimov.
Smith’s contract has an AAV of $3,250,000 and is signed through the 2020-21 season. pic.twitter.com/O6bKjgCwH5
— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) July 16, 2019
Anisimov goes from being traded for Rick Nash to Brandon Saad to Zack Smith.
— Аrpon Basu (@ArponBasu) July 16, 2019
- The Chicago Blackhawks have dealt forward Artem Anisimov to the Ottawa Senators for forward Zack Smith
- In Anisimov, the Senators get a 31-year-old center who can add size to their roster along with adding depth and experience.
- Both players involved in this deal are signed through 2020-21
- Anisimov’s contract has an AAV of $4.55 million and he is signed through the 2020-21 season.
- Smith’s contract has an AAV of $3.25 million and he is signed through the 2020-21 season.
#Sens have increased their cap hit, while reducing their salary expenses:
Anisimov (2 yrs remaining)
Cap hit: $4.55M
Salary owed: $5M in salary & signing bonus
Smith (2 yrs remaining)
Cap hit: $3.25M
Salary owed: $6.5M#Sens Result:
+$1.3M cap hit/yr
-$1.5M salary expenses
— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) July 16, 2019