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Blues Trade Roman Polak To Toronto Maple Leafs For Carl Gunnarsson

This trade is going over like a helmet fart among Maple Leafs fans.

Claus Andersen

Let us close the door on the Roman Polak era in St. Louis. He is now a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

In return? A better player and a third round pick. Thanks, Dave Nonis!

The Blues have acquired the 94th pick and Maple Leafs defenseman Carl Gunnarsson so Toronto can have an actual defensive defenseman and so the Blues can have someone who is a better overall player.

He's also (a tiny bit) cheaper in 2015-2016:

What do you think? Do you like the trade? Aside from the surprise of the deal, it makes sense for the Blues and maybe without throwing in the extra pick it could work for Toronto.