Kadri was apparently almost traded to the Flames

In the madness that is July 1st in the hockey world, Nick Kypreos leaked a little something that was an interesting thing to note on the Sportsnet broadcast.

Kypreos indicating on @Sportsnet that Kadri to Calgary was almost complete however Kadri may have nixed the deal with his no trade clause..#Flames
— Scott #Flames #CofRed (@Scott_FlamesFan) July 1, 2019

Whether or not this deal was at this season’s trade deadline or last summer is unknown, but Kadri used his no-trade clause to stop a trade that would have sent him to Calgary.
Starting July 1st, 2018, Kadri had his no-trade clause kick in, giving him the option to submit a 10-team no-trade list — Calgary must have been one of those teams.
What was coming the other way in this unknown trade is not cemented, but one could imagine that it would involve one of the defencemen on the stacked Flames blue line.
Probably the biggest trade chip that the Flames had, Dougie Hamilton, was traded on the draft floor a year ago, meaning that Kadri did not have his no-trade clause and would not have been able to deny a trade to Calgary.
So that leaves open the possibility of their …

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Author: Thomas Williams / The Leafs Nation

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