The New York Islanders made a trade! They acquired Andy Greene from the New Jersey Devils. What are the pros and cons of the deal?
On Sunday, the New York Islanders made only their second trade since May of 2018. They acquired Andy Greene from the New Jersey Devils for a defensive prospect that has been bouncing around the lower leagues this year and a pick in 2021.
The move gives the Islanders a veteran defenseman that can immediately slot into the roster and hopefully, help the Isles stop the bleeding on the blueline since Adam Pelech went down with a season-ending injury.
The price to acquire Greene for the remainder of the year was defensive prospect David Quenneville and a second-round pick in 2021. Greene waived his no-trade clause in order to move from the Devils to the Islanders.
Greene made the flight to Arizona from New Jersey catch up with his new team as they set to play the Coyotes on Monday. He’ll likely be in the lineup ready to go for game number one in blue and orange this Monday.
Now that he’s on board, and we know the cost to acquire the veteran defenseman, what are the pros and cons of acquiring Andy Greene?