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THREE THINGS: Get to Know P.K. Subban

The Devils have acquired the Norris Trophy-winning defenseman from the Nashville Predators

by Chris Wescott / NewJerseyDevils.com

VANCOUVER, BC - In a blockbuster deal that went down during the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft, the New Jersey Devils acquired defenseman P.K. Subban from the Nashville Predators, in exchange for Steven Santini, Jeremy Davies and two second-round picks. Here are three things to know about the newest Devils defender.

Video: DRAFT | Subban Trade Analysis

1. HIGHLY DECORATED

Subban is one of the league's best defensemen and has collected many accolades during his career. While playing for the Montreal Canadiens, Subban earned the Norris Trophy in 2012-13 as the league's best defenseman.

He was named to the NHL First All-Star Team in 2013 and 2015 and the Second All-Star Team in 2018. He's played in three NHL All-Star Games (2016, 2017, 2018), and captained his squad in the last two.

Video: DRAFT | Subban Trade Analysis

2. PLAYOFF PERFORMER

In 2016-17, Subban scored two goals and added 10 assists in 22 games as he helped the Predators reach the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since entering the NHL in 1998.

In 96 NHL playoff games for both Montreal and Nashville, Subban has scored 18 goals and recorded 44 assists for 62 points. 

3. TRADED BEFORE

This is not the first time Subban has had to adjust to a new organization.

Subban was traded from Montreal for Shea Weber on June 29, 2016.

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