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Jordan Staal trade a win for all

Updated: June 23, 2012, 2:15 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- No matter how you poke and prod the league's first blockbuster trade of the offseason, it's hard not to see reason for optimism and excitement from both vantage points.

And really, how rare is that?

If you're Carolina Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford and you've just added former Frank J. Selke Trophy nominee Jordan Staal to play alongside big brother Eric Staal without having to disrupt what is an impressive collection of young NHL defensemen, then the future looks considerably ...

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