After much rumor and innuendo, 27-year-old defenseman Justin Faulk is on the move from the feisty Carolina Hurricanes to the reigning Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues. Does Faulk make the Blues a lot better? Did the Hurricanes get a strong enough return? Let’s break the deal down for both sides:

The deal

St. Louis Blues get: Defenseman Justin Faulk and a fifth-round pick in 2020

Carolina Hurricanes get: Defenseman Joel Edmundson, forward Dominik Bokk and a seventh-round pick in 2021.