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Jason Arnott Traded to Capitals

The Washington Capitals have picked up a physical presence at the centre position by acquiring Jason Arnott from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for David Steckel and a second round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. The move gives the Caps some size and sandpaper, as mentioned. It also addresses depth concerns, finally, […]

Canucks Acquire Lapierre, Sharp

The Vancouver Canucks have acquired Maxim Lapierre and MacGregor Sharp from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Joel Perrault and a third round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Lapierre is the key to this deal. He’s going on to his third team this season and will fit snugly on the Canucks’ fourth (possibly […]

Canucks Acquire Christopher Higgins

The Vancouver Canucks have acquired forward Christopher Higgins from the Florida Panthers in exchange for Evan Oberg and a third round draft pick from 2013. Higgins, a former Hab, brings along some secondary scoring to the club and will produce in a depth role. He may be able to push for top-six duty and could […]

Flames Acquire Fredrik Modin

The Calgary Flames have acquired forward Fredrik Modin from the Atlanta Thrashers in exchange for a fourth round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Modin is a veteran forward with a wealth of experience on his side. He’s a member of the Triple Gold Club (a Stanley Cup champion, Olympic gold medallist and World […]

Dustin Penner Traded to Kings

The Edmonton Oilers have traded Dustin Penner to the Los Angeles Kings. While some fake Twitter accounts reported that he was moving elsewhere, the REAL trade is to the Kings. The Oilers get Colten Teubert, a first round pick (2011) and a conditional pick for 2012. Reports are coming in that the conditional pick is […]

Samsonov Traded to Panthers

In the middle of fake Twitter accounts creating confusion, a real trade has again occurred. The Carolina Hurricanes have traded Sergei Samsonov to the Florida Panthers for Bryan Allen. Samsonov was apparently informed of the trade by a CBC producer. Yeow. Samsonov is a quality speed player, while Allen was once touted as a top-tier […]

Campoli Traded to Chicago

The Ottawa Senators have traded defenceman Chris Campoli and a conditional seventh round pick to the Chicago Blackhawks for a second round draft pick and Ryan Potulny. Campoli was informed of the trade by TSN’s Gino Reda. Ah, the modern age. So much for class. This gives the Blackhawks some quality defensive presence and adds […]

Klesla Traded to Coyotes

The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded Rostislav Klesla and Dane Byers to the Phoenix Coyotes for Scottie Upshall and Sami Lepisto. In Klesla, the Coyotes get a quality defenceman. He’s been on the Blue Jackets since he was selected by the club in 2000 fourth overall in the NHL Entry Draft, so the change is […]

Waiver Wire Notes

Some stuff is coming in off the waiver wires and teams are snapping up players. We’ll gather the goods here, so refresh this page often to see new signings. We’ll also try to flesh out details as they come in. Rob Schremp has been claimed by the Atlanta Thrashers. Brett Carson has been claimed by […]

Jimmy Howard Signs Extension

A lot of players appear to be staying right where they are today. Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard has just signed a contract extension worth the club. It’s for two years at $4.5 million ($2.25 million per year). If you’re not already following us on Twitter, we’re @HockeyDraft and are connected with all the […]

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