NHL Video: The Avalanche Where Talking With Penguins At The Draft
- Updated: July 5, 2014
- Adrian Dater of the Denver Post: The below video is Predators in-house draft-day video. GM David Poile is talking about the eventual trade that brought them James Neal for Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling. Penguins GM Jim Rutherford mentions to Poile that he “has a deal for No. 23” in his back pocket. The Avalanche held the No. 23 pick, so it appears the Avs and Penguins were talking trade involving Neal.
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