NHL trade grades: Brenden Dillon bolsters Washington Capitals' blue line

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The Washington Capitals addressed a position of need ahead of the Feb. 24 trade deadline by acquiring defenseman Brenden Dillon from the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday.

The Sharks received a 2020 second-round draft pick (originally from Colorado) and a conditional 2021 third-round pick. San Jose retained half of Dillon's $3.27 million cap hit. Which GM came out ahead?

The deal:

Capitals get: D Brenden Dillon

Sharks get: 2020 second-round pick, 2021 third-round pick (conditional)

Washington Capitals: A