Fantasy Analysis: The Capitals acquire Scott Walker from the Hurricanes for a seventh round draft pick.
The Caps get: a gritty, two-way leader and Band-Aid Boy with little in the way of proven playoff offense. All the same, they will welcome his leadership as long as he stays healthy.
The Canes get: a draft pick and some salary relief.
Fantasy Players Impacted. This really only impacts Eric Fehr, who struggles to get top-six and power-play time as it is. Now he’ll struggle to get top-nine ice time.
Players this deal helps, in order:
1. Scott Walker
2. Jiri Tlusty
3. Drayson Bowman
Players this deal hurts, in order:
1. Eric Fehr