Our Final Evaluation of Crazy CapFriendly Trades for New Jersey Devils

With news that CapFriendly was going dark after its purchase by the Washington Capitals, we take one last look at the lovely Armchair GM to see some of the wild New Jersey Devils trades being offered.
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We've seen some WILD trades involving goalies and the Devils. Fans think the Devils are going to act desperate this offseason. However, if the team didn't act desperate during the season when everyone was trying to save their jobs, why would they act that way now? We legit saw a trade that asked for Dawson Mercer, Seamus Casey, and a first-round pick for Jordan Binnington. Woof. This one, however, is at least close.

The Pittsburgh Penguins are in a strange spot. Sidney Crosby is still playing at an MVP-level, but the rest of the team behind him is way too old. That includes Tristan Jarry, who has one more season in his 20s. That’s not saying he’s one of the “old ones,” it just doesn’t seem like they will get the best out of him when they need it.

Jarry could probably fetch a package like this for the Penguins. He had a rough season last year, but it wasn’t devastating. He is a competently average goalie with a goals saved above average just over 0. 

Now, does a team like the Devils want to take a chance on their future with Jarry? He hasn’t had a save percentage over .910 in three seasons. He’s only done it twice in his career. He’s also making close to $6 million for four more seasons. It all depends on what the Devils think his value is. If he truly can be a starter, this is a decent value.