NHL goalie carousel spins as Ville Husso and Vitek Vanecek traded

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May 25, 2022; Denver, Colorado, USA; St. Louis Blues goaltender Ville Husso (35) in the second period against the Colorado Avalanche in game five of the second round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The NHL goalie carousel continues to spin with several trades that started with Alexandar Georgiev being dealt to the Colorado Avalanche for three draft picks on Thursday.

That was followed up with the Toronto Maple Leafs attaching a first-round pick to dump Petr Mrazek to the Chicago Blackhawks during the first-round of the draft.

On Friday, two other goalies were on the move just prior to the start of Day Two of the Draft.

Blues trade Ville Husso to Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings acquired goaltender Ville Husso from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a third-round pick (73rd overall) in Friday’s draft.

Husso, 27, was 25-7-6 with two shutouts, a 2.56 goals-against average and a .919 save percentage in 40 games (38 starts) with the Blues in 2021-22.

Soon after the deal, the Wings announced that Husso agreed to a three-year extension with the Red Wings with an average annual value of $4.75 million.

A fourth-round draft pick by St. Louis in 2014, the Finland native owns a 34-13-7 career record with three shutouts, a 2.74 GAA and a .912 save percentage.

Devils acquire Vitek Vanecek

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Jan 18, 2022; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek (41) makes a save on Winnipeg Jets center Cole Perfetti (91) during the second period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The New Jersey Devils acquired goaltender Vitek Vanecek from the Washington Capitals on Friday. The Devils also received a second-round pick (46th overall) in Friday’s draft, with the Capitals receiving the 37th and 70th picks in exchange.

Vanecek, 26, was 20-12-6 with four shutouts, a 2.67 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage in 42 games (39 starts) with Washington in 2021-22. He is a pending RFA with arbitration rights.

A second-round pick by the Capitals in 2014, the Czech Republic native owns a 41-22-10 career record with six shutouts, a 2.68 GAA and a .908 save percentage.

–Field Level Media contributed to this report