NHL Trade Deadline Blog

The NHL trade deadline is finally among us!  A lot of trades have already occurred in the previous weeks to the deadline with Carter, Kubina, Quincy, Grossman, and others already having been traded.  Many more players have signed extensions with their current teams in the last few weeks as well.  But, it should still be an exciting deadline where players are moved and teams are getting stronger.

Completed Trades/Moves:

  • 3:44PM: The Vancouver Canucks acquired defenseman Marc-Andre Gragnani and forward Zak Kassian from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for forward Cody Hodgson and defenseman Alexander Sulzer.
  • 3:31PM: The Anaheim Ducks acquired defenseman Mark Fraser from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Dale Mitchell.
  • 3:31PM: The Vancouver Canucks acquired forward Andrew Gordon from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman Sebastian Erixon.
  • 3:25PM: The New York Rangers acquired defenseman John Scott from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 2012 5th round pick.
  • 3:17PM: The Minnesota Wild acquired forward Steve Kampfer from the Boston Bruins in exchange for defenseman Greg Zanon.
  • 3:06PM: The Nashville Predators acquired forward Paul Gaustad and a 2013 4th round pick from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for a 2012 1st round pick.
  • 3:02PM: The Boston Bruins acquired forward Brian Rolston and defenseman Mike Mottau from the New York Islanders in exchange for forward Yannick Riendeau and defenseman Marc Cantin
  • 2:05PM: The Chicago Blackhawks acquired defenseman Johnny Oduya from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for 2013 2nd and 3rd round picks.
  • 1:59PM: The Vancouver Canucks acquired defenseman Sami Pahlsson from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for 2 4th round picks.
  • 1:58PM: The Ottawa Senators acquired defenseman Matt Gilroy from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for defenseman Brian Lee.
  • 1:52PM: The San Jose Sharks acquired left wing Daniel Winnik, T.J. Galiardi, and a 7th round pick from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Jamie McGinn, Mike Connolly, and Michael Sgarbossa.
  • 1:37PM: The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired defenseman Keith Aulie from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Carter Ashton.
  • 12:47PM: The Edmonton Oilers acquired defenseman Nick Schultz from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for defenseman Tom Gilbert.
  • 12:40PM: The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired defenseman Mike Commodore from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for a conditional 7th round pick.
  • 12:05PM: The Winnipeg Jets claim Grant Clitsome and the Montreal Canadiens claim Brad Staubiz, both off of the waiver wire.
  • 10:55AM: The Nashville Predators acquired forward Andrei Kostitsyn from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a 2013 2nd round pick and a conditional 2013 5th round pick.
  • 10:00AM: The Washington Capitals have placed forward Nicklas Backstrom on LTIR.  This move opens up $6.7M of salary they can gain today.  Backstrom would be able to come back in the playoffs without any other moves being necessary as there is no salary cap in the playoffs.

More to Come..

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