VGK acquire Nolan Patrick in exchange for Cody Glass in trade deal with Philadelphia, Nashville

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Vegas Golden Knights forward and first-ever draft pick, Cody Glass, has been traded to Nashville for Philadelphia Flyers forward Nolan Patrick in a three-team deal, according to the organization.

The Philadelphia Flyers traded Patrick and Philippe Meyers for Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis, according to TSN. Patrick was flipped to Vegas for Glass.

The 22-year-old center has appeared in 297 NHL games, all with the Philadelphia Flyers, and has posted 70 points (30 G, 40 A) after being selected as the second overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. He recorded a career-high 31 points (13 G, 18 A) during the 2018-19 season with Philadelphia.

Glass was Vegas’ first draft pick in 2017, and 6th overall.

The Golden Knights have now traded all three of their 2017 first-round picks from their inaugural draft.

Philadelphia Flyers’ Nolan Patrick skates during an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Thursday, April 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Vegas also acquired defenseman Brett Howden from the New York Rangers in exchange for defenseman Nick DeSimone and a 2022 4th round pick.

Howden, 23, has appeared in 178 NHL games, all with the New York Rangers, and has posted 49 points (16 G, 33 A). During the 2018-19 season, he recorded a career-high 23 points (6 G, 17 A) in 66 games, according to the VGK. The Calgary, Alberta native was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round (27th overall) during the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

New York Rangers’ Brett Howden (21) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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