In-season trades and player moves in Hurricanes Talk Posted January 10, 2019 · Report reply Building with high draft picks is how teams are built for the long term. However, eventually they need to get paid. Herein lies the problem for the Canes. Apparently they don’t want to pay anybody anymore. So, after enduring the growing pains of developing the players for 3 or 4 years, you trade away two 5th overall picks, and the 7th overall pick in one offseason instead of paying them. These players should’ve been the foundation the team was built on. The Canes has 5 top 10 picks recently. 3 are gone, 1 is in the minors, and only Svechnikov is currently with the team.