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Mark Giordano Out for Remainder of Season

With all the dust settled from the trades and yours truly having finally managed a nap, it stands to reason that the biggest news of the day would erupt out of Calgary. Flames captain Mark Giordano will require surgery to repair a torn biceps tendon and is done for the season. The recovery time is […]

Wisniewski Traded to Anaheim Ducks

Defenceman James Wisniewski is now a member of the Anaheim Ducks. The Columbus Blue Jackets traded him for Rene Bourque, prospect William Karlsson and a second round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. This is a pretty sweet deal for both parties. The Ducks get a defensive with offensive upside in Wisniewski. In 56 […]

Chris Stewart Traded to Minnesota Wild

As we’ve been reporting, it’s been quite a day for the Buffalo Sabres. They’ve now traded Chris Stewart to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a second round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Stewart was always expected to be traded at some point here, what with his UFA status and general upside in […]

Torrey Mitchell Traded to Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have been busy leading up to the NHL trade deadline and general manager Marc Bergevin has made yet another move by acquiring Torrey Mitchell from the Buffalo Sabres. Mitchell, a Greenfield Park native, will be a nice addition to the Habs and this is yet another depth deal. Mitchell has 13 points […]

Blue Jackets Trade Jordan Leopold to Wild

Jordan Leopold has been traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Minnesota Wild. In exchange for the defenceman, the Blue Jackets receive Justin Falk and fifth round pick. Getting traded on deadline day is becoming a bit of a trend for Leopold, who is a Minnesota native and will love getting to play for […]

New York Islanders Acquire Goalie Michal Neuvirth

The Buffalo Sabres have traded goalie Michal Neuvirth to the New York Islanders in exchange for goalie Chad Johnson and a third round draft pick for 2016. This is a terrific pick-up for the Islanders and a big step up for Neuvirth, who’ll have a chance at some post-season success. Obviously, the Buffalo Sabres have […]

Detroit Red Wings Acquire Marek Zidlicky

The Detroit Red Wings have acquired defenceman Marek Zidlicky from the New Jersey Devils, thus continuing the trend of blueliners making the leap on trade deadline day. In exchange for Zidlicky, the Devils receive a third round pick for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The 38-year-old defender is right-handed, which falls right in line with […]

Zbynek Michalek Traded to St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues have acquired defenceman Zbynek Michalek in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes. The Blues had been gearing toward Michalek for some time now, even though he’s been missing time with an upper body injury. The odds are that he’ll be back in business by the post-season, but it’s still a slight […]

Jeff Petry Traded to Montreal Canadiens

It’s that time of year again and we’re covering the NHL’s trade deadline. First up is news that Jeff Petry has been traded to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a secnd round pick in 2015 and a conditional fifth round pick in 2015. The Habs had been chasing the former Edmonton Oilers defenceman for […]

Arizona Coyotes Trade Yandle to Rangers

The New York Rangers have acquired defenceman Keith Yandle along with Chris Summers and a fourth round pick for 2016 from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenceman John Moore, prospect Anthony Duclair, a second round pick, and a condition first round pick. New York general manager Glen Sather is gearing his team up for […]

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