Trade grades: Ryan Miller to St. Louis

Ryan Miller is leaving the only NHL team he's ever known to chase a championship with St. Louis. Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images

The deal

Blues get: G Ryan Miller, F Steve Ott

Sabres get: G Jaroslav Halak, F Chris Stewart, F William Carrier (No. 57 pick in 2013 draft), a 2015 first-round pick and a conditional 2016 third-round pick

Buffalo Sabres: A

This is a huge return for new Sabres general manager Tim Murray considering the challenge he faced in dealing Miller in a limited market.