Detroit Red Wings
Kevin’s Morning Hash: New Washington Hockey Now site has different take on Vrana-Mantha Trade
Detroit Red Wings fans are bullish about the Anthony Mantha-Jakub Vrana trade. They believe it was a clean win for Detroit GM Steve Yzerman. Their read is Vrana will score as often as Mantha. Plus, the Red Wings get a first- and second-round draft pick.
But what do Washington fans think?
Sammi Silber, our Capitals beat writer at Washington Hockey Now, has the answer. She explained why the Capitals needed the cap space in one of her first articles for the new site.
#ALLCAPS Twitter: If you could play the role of GM and go back in time, would you still go through with the Mantha-Vrana trade?
— Sammi Silber (@sammisilber) June 15, 2021
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