Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Jordan Weal gets traded to Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Flyers have traded D Luke Schenn and C Vincent Lecavalier to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for forward Jordan Weal and a third-round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, according to general manager Ron Hextall.

Weal, 23, was selected by the Kings in the third round (70th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut with Los Angeles earlier this season and has appeared in 10 games, recording two penalty minutes while averaging 8:07 of ice time per game.

Weal has spent the last three seasons in the American Hockey League following a four-year junior career with Regina of the Western Hockey League. He had a breakout year in 2013-14 with the Kings’ affiliate in Manchester, NH, where he recorded 70 points (23 G, 47 A) in 76 games, which was good for fifth in the league.

Last season, Weal posted 69 points (20 G, 49 A) in 73 games for Manchester, which included an appearance in the AHL All-Star Game. He went on to help the Monarchs win the 2015 Calder Cup, earning the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy as the MVP of the Calder Cup Playoffs with 22 points (10 G, 19 A) in 19 playoff games. He was also named an AHL Second Team All-Star following the season.

Weal is also the Regina Pats 5th all time leading scorer having registered 385 points during his time in Regina,

Schenn, 26, was acquired by the Flyers from Toronto on June 23, 2012 in exchange for James van Riemsdyk. He appeared in 213 games for the Flyers, recording 12 goals and 30 assists for 42 points.

Lecavalier, 35, signed with the Flyers as a free agent on July 5, 2013. He appeared in 133 games for the Flyers, recording 28 goals and 30 assists for 58 points.

(With files from Philadelphia Flyers)


Anonymous said...

Great move for a great kid. May he flourish in orange!

Anonymous said...

Weal is rich even without playing in NHL (look up his salary and it's in US dollars - so multiply it by 1.40)

Anonymous said...

Actually, unless Weal is on a one way contract he won't be rich without playing in the NHL. Playing meaning the same thing as in the press box or on NHL roster. He would make between 65-80K while he is in AHL.

Also, when you live in the US for 9 months of the eyar it would be accurate to times his salary by 1.4.

Anonymous said...

One of the greatest Pats of all time gets traded and your the only blog with information posted.
Good for you Scruffy
Great blog.

Anonymous said...

Jordan Weal signed a 1 year / $632,500 contract with the Los Angeles Kings, including $632,500 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $632,500. In 2015-16, Weal will earn a base salary of $326,452. Weal has a cap hit of $326,452.

Anonymous said...

Update on another former Pat becoming a millionaire in the AHL (all in USD too):

Chandler Stephenson signed a 3 year / $2,775,000 contract with the Washington Capitals, including a $277,500 signing bonus, $2,775,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $925,000. In 2015-16, Stephenson will earn a base salary of $692,500 and a incentive bonus of $232,500. Stephenson has a cap hit of $725,833.