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Trade Grades: Ryan O'Reilly worth the price for the Blues

Ryan O'Reilly is the type of player the center-needy Blues had to have. Steven Kingsman/Icon Sportswire

The deal

The St. Louis Blues get center Ryan O'Reilly.

The Buffalo Sabres get a 2019 first-round pick, a 2021 second-round pick, winger Tage Thompson, forward Patrik Berglund and center Vlad Sobotka.


St. Louis Blues: A-minus