Forward prospect Pu, three picks go from Buffalo to Carolina for wing who can become free agent
David Satriano and Mike Battaglino
/ NHL.com Staff Writer
Jeff Skinner was traded to the Buffalo Sabres by the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday for forward prospect Cliff Pu, a second-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, and a third-round and a sixth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.
The Buffalo Sabres acquired left wing Jeff Skinner in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday, immediately boosting his fantasy value and also the stock of elite center Jack Eichel. Skinner, a potential 2019 unrestricted free agent, joins the top 100 overall fantasy rankings by NHL.com after finishing 164th in Yahoo last season.
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