Major trade finalized and blocked at the last second according to information from Pierre LeBrun: the player who refused the trade explains himself, and it's Torey Krug
BY ELIAS SEPTEMBER 26, 2023 (6:37 PM)
According to information reported by the reputable Pierre LeBrun, from TSN, defender Torey Krug was identified as the player who refused to waive his no-trade clause (and who caused the trade to be canceled).
The transaction had been settled between the general managers!
In the last few minutes, the veteran defender finally revealed the true reason behind this refusal.
In short, see Krug's comments:
As for his captain Brayden Schenn, he added this:
There you have it!
Krug, 32 years old, scored 32 points in 63 games last season. He earns 6.5 million dollars per season until 2027.