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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 5:59 PM

By Adam Kimelman -  NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Bruins trade for Meszaros, claim Potter off waivers

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday traded defenseman Andrej Meszaros to the Boston Bruins for a conditional third-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

The pick would become a second-round selection if the Bruins reach the Eastern Conference Final and Meszaros plays two-thirds of their Stanley Cup Playoff games, or if he is re-signed before the draft. Meszaros can become an unrestricted free agent after the season. If the Bruins fail to reach the conference final and Meszaros signs after the draft, the Flyers will get the Bruins' fourth-round pick in 2015.

Meszaros, who can become an unrestricted free agent after the season, became expendable when the Flyers acquired defenseman Andrew MacDonald from the New York Islanders on Tuesday.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 5:19 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Panthers trade goalie Thomas to Stars

One day after acquiring Roberto Luongo, the Florida Panthers traded goaltender Tim Thomas to the Dallas Stars for goaltender Dan Ellis.

Thomas was 16-20-3 with a .909 save percentage and 2.87 goals-against average this season for the Panthers. He did not play in 2012-13, but returned to the NHL on a one-year contract with Florida.

"Tim is a proven goaltender in this League that has won the big games when they matter the most," Stars general manager Jim Nill said in a statement. "We have 20 games left in just 39 days, including four sets of back-to-back situations, and adding a player of Tim's caliber helps our depth at the goaltender position."

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 5:18 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Penguins add forward Stempniak from Flames

The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired forward Lee Stempniak from the Calgary Flames on Wednesday in a trade for a third-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 4:56 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Vanek traded from Islanders to Canadiens

The New York Islanders traded Thomas Vanek to the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday for a second-round draft pick and forward prospect Sebastian Collberg.

Vanek is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent after the season. He turned down a contract extension from the Islanders last month because he appears intent on testing his market value when the free-agent signing period opens July 1.

"Right now my mind is just racing a little bit," Vanek told TSN. "... This is pretty fresh to me, but never say never."

The Islanders acquired Vanek in late October in a trade that sent Matt Moulson, a conditional first-round draft pick and a 2015 second-round draft pick to the Buffalo Sabres. Moulson reportedly was traded to the Minnesota Wild around the same time the news broke on Vanek's trade to the Canadiens.

"I played a lot there with Buffalo; it's electric city, great fans, great building, so I'm excited to join them," Vanek said of Montreal.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 4:54 PM

By Dan Rosen -  NHL.com Senior Writer /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Kings acquire Gaborik from Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets traded right wing Marian Gaborik to the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday.

Matt Frattin, a second-round pick and a third-round pick are heading back to the Blue Jackets in the trade. The third-round pick turns into a second-round pick if the Kings win one round in the Stanley Cup Playoffs or if Gaborik, an upcoming unrestricted free agent, re-signs with L.A., according to the Columbus Dispatch.

Three teams in the NHL have scored fewer goals than the Kings. Gaborik will be expected to contribute in that category.

"With social media right now it gets around quickly," Gaborik told TSN. "I had a hint. It wasn't official, but I talked to J.D. [John Davidson] and Jarmo [Kekalainen], the president and GM in Columbus, and they told me. I haven't had a chance to talk to L.A. yet, but I am pretty much on the way to the airport. Looking forward to this new challenge. It's been a hectic day but a new start, fresh start."

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 4:24 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Avalanche add goalie depth, trade for Flames' Berra

The Colorado Avalanche acquired goaltender Reto Berra from the Calgary Flames in a trade for a second-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Berra, 27, was 9-17-2 with a 2.95 goals-against average and .897 save percentage with the Flames this season, his first in the NHL.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 4:07 PM

By Adam Kimelman -  NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Capitals acquire goalie Halak for Neuvirth

PHILADELPHIA -- The Washington Capitals on Wednesday acquired goaltender Jaroslav Halak and a third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft from the Buffalo Sabres in a trade for goaltender Michal Neuvirth and defenseman Rostislav Klesla.

Halak joined the Sabres on Friday as part of the trade that sent Ryan Miller and Steve Ott to the St. Louis Blues. Halak leaves Buffalo without playing a game for the Sabres; he was the backup to Jhonas Enroth on Monday against the Dallas Stars.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 3:47 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Red Wings pick up longtime Predator Legwand

The Detroit Red Wings acquired center David Legwand from the Nashville Predators in a trade for forward Patrick Eaves, prospect Calle Jarnkrok and third-round draft choice on Wednesday.

Legwand, who has played his entire 15-season NHL career with the Predators, is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. He waived his no-trade clause to join the Red Wings.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 3:34 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Wild acquire forward Moulson from Sabres

The Minnesota Wild acquired forward Matt Moulson in a trade with the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday.

Minnesota also received forward Cody McCormick for forward Torrey Mitchell, a second-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft (previously acquired from the Winnipeg Jets) and a second-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 3:19 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Rangers pick up defenseman Diaz from Canucks

The New York Rangers bolstered their blue line on Wednesday with the acquisition of defenseman Raphael Diaz from the Vancouver Canucks in a trade for a 2015 fifth-round draft pick.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 2:37 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Blue Jackets obtain Nick Schultz from Oilers

The Columbus Blue Jackets bolstered their defense Wednesday by acquiring Nick Schultz from the Edmonton Oilers in a trade for a fifth-round draft pick.

Schultz is 31 years old and has played 871 NHL games with the Minnesota Wild and Oilers. He is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent after the season.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 1:58 PM

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Penguins acquire forward Goc from Panthers

The Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday acquired forward Marcel Goc from the Florida Panthers for two draft picks.

Goc is tied for fourth on the Panthers this season with 11 goals and has 23 points in 62 games.

A first-round pick (No. 20) of the San Jose Sharks in the 2001 NHL Draft, the 30-year-old has 72 goals and 177 points in 550 games with the Sharks, Nashville Predators and Panthers.

The Panthers will receive a third-round and fifth-round pick in exchange for Goc.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 1:53 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Devils obtain forward Ruutu from Hurricanes

The New Jersey Devils acquired forward Tuomo Ruutu from the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday in a trade for forward Andrei Loktionov and a conditional third-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 1:40 PM

By Mike G. Morreale -  NHL.com Staff Writer /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Kings acquire McNabb in multiplayer trade

The Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday acquired defenseman Brayden McNabb, forward Jonathan Parker, and second-round draft picks in 2014 and 2015 from the Buffalo Sabres in a trade for prospects Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 1:08 PM

By Arpon Basu -  Managing Editor LNH.com /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Canadiens add goalie Dubnyk from Predators

The Montreal Canadiens acquired goaltender Devan Dubnyk from the Nashville Predators on Wednesday in exchange for future considerations.

Starter Carey Price aggravated a lower-body injury while helping Canada to the gold medal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics and has not played a game since the NHL schedule resumed last week.

Peter Budaj has performed relatively well in Price's absence, going 2-1-1 with a 2.87 goals-against average and an .890 save percentage in four games.

The Canadiens called up Dustin Tokarski from Hamilton of the American Hockey League to serve as Budaj's backup while Price has been out.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 12:45 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Senators acquire forward Hemsky from Oilers

The Ottawa Senators on Wednesday acquired forward Ales Hemsky from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a third-round and fifth-round draft pick.

Hemsky scored two goals and was named the game's first star Tuesday in a 3-2 win against the Senators.

Hemsky, 30, has spent all 11 seasons in the NHL with the Oilers. He has been the target of trade rumors for the past few years. He was selected in the first round (No. 13) of the 2001 NHL Draft by Edmonton.

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Posted On Wednesday, 03.05.2014 / 12:24 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Lightning trade St. Louis to Rangers for Callahan

The New York Rangers have landed one of the best players available on NHL Trade Deadline day, acquiring captain Martin St. Louis from the Tampa Bay Lightning for their captain, Ryan Callahan, a first-round pick and a conditional second-round choice.

The first-round pick is in the 2015 NHL Draft and the conditional second-round selection is in 2014. The second-round pick becomes a first-rounder if the Rangers reach the Eastern Conference Final this season. Also, if Callahan signs a new contract with the Lightning, the Rangers would receive Tampa Bay's second-round pick in 2015 in exchange for New York's seventh-round choice in 2015.

St. Louis, the 2004 Hart Trophy winner and 2013 Art Ross Trophy winner, is currently tied for eighth in the League with 61 points (29 goals). The 38-year-old forward has 973 points in 1,041 career games, and four 90-point seasons on his resume.

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Posted On Tuesday, 03.04.2014 / 7:01 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Islanders' Vanek a healthy scratch vs. Jets

Left wing Thomas Vanek will be a healthy scratch for the New York Islanders on Tuesday night against the Winnipeg Jets.

The Islanders confirmed that Vanek, who is expected to be traded before the NHL Trade Deadline at 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, won't dress. He scored two goals on Sunday in a 5-3 loss to the Florida Panthers.


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Posted On Tuesday, 03.04.2014 / 6:35 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Islanders send MacDonald to Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Andrew MacDonald from the New York Islanders in a trade for two draft picks and center Matt Mangene, the Flyers announced Tuesday.

MacDonald, 27, has four goals and 24 points in 63 games this season. He's played in 295 games during parts of six seasons with the Islanders, scoring 17 goals and 89 points.

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Posted On Tuesday, 03.04.2014 / 6:06 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Blackhawks acquire David Rundblad from Coyotes

The Chicago Blackhawks acquired defensemen David Rundblad and Mathieu Brisebois from the Phoenix Coyotes on Tuesday in exchange for the Blackhawks' second-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Rundblad, 23, was the 17th player taken in the 2009 draft, by the St. Louis Blues. He made his NHL debut with the Ottawa Senators in 2011-12, playing 24 games before being traded to the Coyotes for forward Kyle Turris. Rundblad has one goal and nine points in 50 games over parts of three seasons for the Senators and Coyotes, including one assist in 12 games this season.

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Posted On Tuesday, 03.04.2014 / 5:36 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Canucks trade Luongo to Panthers

The Vancouver Canucks have finally traded goaltender Roberto Luongo, moving him to the Florida Panthers on Tuesday.

"I thought my contract was immovable," Luongo said on TSN radio from Phoenix where the Canucks are scheduled to play the Phoenix Coyotees. "I would never have thought I would be traded before the deadline."

The terms of the trade have not been officially announced by either team.

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Posted On Tuesday, 03.04.2014 / 3:39 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Ducks obtain defenseman Robidas from Stars

The Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday acquired veteran defenseman Stephane Robidas from the Dallas Stars in a trade for a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.

The Ducks traded a fourth-round pick to the Washington Capitals for center Mathieu Perreault during training camp then received a fourth-round selection back from the Capitals on Tuesday in a trade for forward Dustin Penner.

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Posted On Tuesday, 03.04.2014 / 2:38 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Oilers add goalie Fasth from Ducks

The Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday acquired added goaltender Viktor Fasth from the Anaheim Ducks in a trade for two draft picks.

Anaheim receives a fifth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft and a third-round choice in the 2015 draft for Fasth. The 31-year-old has made five appearances this season because of injuries, but he is healthy. He is 2-2-1 with a 2.95 goals-against average and .885 save percentage.

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Posted On Monday, 03.03.2014 / 4:47 PM

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Trade Deadline: Staying or Going?

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Posted On Monday, 03.03.2014 / 4:47 PM

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Trade Deadline: Most intriguing buyers/sellers

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Posted On Sunday, 03.02.2014 / 6:50 PM

By Dan Rosen -  NHL.com Senior Writer /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Bruins to make decision on McQuaid soon

NEW YORK -- Boston Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli's push to acquire a defenseman prior to the NHL Trade Deadline on Wednesday may hinge on the pending decision the team has to make about the availability of Adam McQuaid.

McQuaid missed his 11th straight game Sunday against the New York Rangers with an injury that is located in his groin/hip area. Bruins coach Claude Julien said McQuaid had some tests done on the injury Friday and the team will decide within the next day or so if he needs more time to heal or if he is ready to return to the lineup.

The Bruins play their next game Tuesday against the Florida Panthers at TD Garden. They already know that defenseman Dennis Seidenberg is out for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL and MCL.


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Posted On Saturday, 03.01.2014 / 11:42 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Brodeur seeks ice time; Wild reportedly interested

New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur said Saturday if he were to accept a trade it would not have to be either to a Stanley Cup contender or for a starting job.

"Not necessarily. If I would agree for it, it would just be to get more ice time," Brodeur told MSG Network after defeating the New York Islanders 6-1 in his first game since Jan. 26.

"I feel really good. I think that kind of helped me out to see the way I was playing, how in control I was today. I've still got a lot left in me, and if I need to play somewhere else next year I need to make some decisions."

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Posted On Saturday, 03.01.2014 / 10:17 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Penguins interested in Canucks' Kesler: report

The Pittsburgh Penguins are aggressively pursuing Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Saturday night.

Rob Rossi, citing multiple sources, reported that a proposed trade would send Kesler to the Penguins in exchange for center Brandon Sutter, two 2014 draft picks (likely a first-round and third-round), and the Canucks' choice of defensemen Simon Despres or Brian Dumoulin.

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Posted On Saturday, 03.01.2014 / 9:03 PM

By Brian Hedger -  NHL.com Correspondent /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Blackhawks' Bowman prepared to stand pat

CHICAGO -- Those wondering if the Chicago Blackhawks will counter the blockbuster trade pulled off by the St. Louis Blues on Friday can stop now.

Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman provided an answer Saturday night at Soldier Field before his team faced the Pittsburgh Penguins in the final game of the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series.

Rather than making a move in response to the Blues acquiring goalie Ryan Miller and center Steve Ott from the Buffalo Sabres on Friday, Bowman said the defending Stanley Cup champions plan to stand pat heading into the NHL Trade Deadline on Wednesday afternoon (3 p.m. ET).

"I think you can't be reactionary that way," Bowman, who's been at the helm for Chicago's Stanley Cup titles in 2010 and 2013. "Those guys haven't even played a game yet in St. Louis. You kind of have to see how it all shakes out, but we're more focused on what we can do. We have to play good hockey."

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Posted On Friday, 02.28.2014 / 7:04 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

MIller, Ott traded to Blues by Sabres

Goalie Ryan Miller and center Steve Ott have been traded to the St. Louis Blues, the team announced Friday.

The Buffalo Sabres will receive goalie Jaroslav Halak, forward Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier, a first-round draft pick in 2015 and a third-round draft pick in 2016.

Miller was a late scratch from his start Friday against the San Jose Sharks at First Niagara Center.
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Posted On Friday, 02.28.2014 / 12:16 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Bruins could be interested in Senators' Phillips: report

The Ottawa Senators are expected to continue contract talks with defenseman Chris Phillips on Friday, according to TSN's Darren Dreger, who said the Boston Bruins are believed to be among the teams interested in trading for Phillips if the Senators decide to move him instead.

Phillips is in the final season of a three-year, $9.25 million contract.

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Posted On Friday, 02.28.2014 / 11:51 AM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Sabres ask Ehrhoff where he won't accept trade

Trade talk surrounding the Buffalo Sabres usually centers around goaltender Ryan Miller as well as captain Steve Ott.

Another player likely to attract attention is defenseman Christian Ehrhoff, who confirmed to the Buffalo News on Friday that the Sabres recently asked him for his list of eight teams where he wouldn't accept a trade.

"They obviously want to be prepared come trade deadline," Ehrhoff told the newspaper. "We’ll see where it will take us."

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Posted On Thursday, 02.27.2014 / 6:52 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Ryan Miller believes he'll be traded before deadline

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller said Thursday he believes he's likely to be dealt before the NHL Trade Deadline on March 5.

Miller has been the subject of trade rumors since prior to the season because he can become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

If Miller is not traded, he could re-sign with Buffalo; however, if he goes elsewhere the Sabres would get nothing in return.


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Posted On Thursday, 02.27.2014 / 5:52 PM

By Kevin Woodley -  NHL.com Correspondent /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Canucks' Kesler denies requesting trade

VANCOUVER -- Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler was back on the ice and in the spotlight Thursday, but the hand he injured during the 2014 Sochi Olympics was far from the biggest story.

Kesler, who didn't play in the Canucks' 1-0 win against the St. Louis Blues the night before, spent most of his lengthy post-practice media scrum denying reports he had asked for a trade out of Vancouver.

"Completely false," Kesler said. "I'm happy. I love my teammates. I love the city. My son was born here, my kids grew up here."

Reports surfaced Wednesday night that Kesler had asked for a trade at the start of the season, and speculation has surrounded the Canucks for weeks that Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin are the team's only untouchable players.

"It's coming from our seven-game losing streak, and when you have reports that everybody not named Sedin is on the trading block, I think it stems from that," said Kesler, who has a no-trade clause on a contract with a $5 million annual salary-cap charge through end of the 2015-16 season.

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Posted On Wednesday, 02.26.2014 / 12:36 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

St. Louis, Lightning discuss future with team

Tampa Bay Lightning forward Martin St. Louis told reporters Wednesday he has had discussions with general manager Steve Yzerman regarding his future with the team.

St. Louis did not elaborate, but according to a report by Newsday's Arthur Staple, three NHL sources confirmed St. Louis requested a trade last month.

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Posted On Tuesday, 02.25.2014 / 8:12 PM

By Joe Yerdon -  NHL.com Correspondent /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Sabres GM: We're open for business

BUFFALO -- The Buffalo Sabres are open for business as the NHL Trade Deadline approaches, but general manager Tim Murray said Tuesday there's not a lot of activity yet.

"Very quiet. Quieter than I guess maybe was expecting," Murray said before the start of the Sabres' game against the Carolina Hurricanes at First Niagara Center. "I thought that when everybody was back from [the] Sochi [Olympics] that there'd be a lot of calls, but I guess some guys got back yesterday and maybe they're still jetlagged. We've got a couple playing tonight so I'll give it a couple more days I guess."

The trade deadline is 3 p.m. ET on March 5. The Sabres, last in the overall NHL standings, have nine players in the final year of their contracts who can be unrestricted free agents this summer. Of those nine, goalie Ryan Miller and captain Steve Ott figure to draw the most attention from contending teams.


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Posted On Tuesday, 02.25.2014 / 7:54 PM

By NHL.com Staff -  /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

MacTavish: Oilers seek more draft picks

The Edmonton Oilers will look to add draft picks and open roster space for younger players at the NHL Trade Deadline, general manager Craig MacTavish said Tuesday.

"It's not rocket science where we are right now and what our strategy is going to be moving forward," MacTavish told the media at Rexall Place. "We've got a number of guys that are UFAs that are veteran players that are going to elicit attention around the League from teams that are preparing for a playoff run that will be in all of those conversations. It's been pretty quiet through the Olympic break, but I think that starting today it will start to heat up on a day-to-day basis."

The Oilers have several pending unrestricted free agents and veterans they may be looking to move at the deadline, including right wing Ales Hemsky and defenseman Nick Schultz. Edmonton will have a high pick in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft but has traded away its second- and third-round picks. MacTavish said he would like to make sure his team will have selections in those rounds.


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Posted On Tuesday, 02.25.2014 / 5:42 PM

By James Murphy -  NHL.com Correspondent /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Canadiens duo stays focused as deadline looms

BROSSARD, Quebec -- Montreal Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov was welcomed back from the 2014 Sochi Olympics on Tuesday by the local media with questions surrounding his contract status with the team and the March 5 trade deadline.

TSN 690 radio host Tony Marinaro reported Monday that Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin had offered the 35-year-old defenseman, who can become an unrestricted free agent July 1, a one-year contract worth "just over $6 million." Marinaro also reported that Markov and his new agent, Sergei Berezin, countered with a three-year contract proposal, but that Bergevin indicated he wants to go one year at a time with Markov.

When asked to confirm if the Canadiens had made him an offer, Markov appeared taken aback.

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Posted On Tuesday, 02.25.2014 / 4:45 PM

By Aaron Vickers -  NHL.com Correspondent /NHL.com - 2014 Trade Deadline blog

Flames offer Cammalleri contract extension

CALGARY -- Calgary Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke might take his biggest bargaining chip off the table.

Burke, doubling as general manager of the Flames, told Sportsnet 960 The Fan on Tuesday that the club has offered pending unrestricted free agent forward Mike Cammalleri a new contract in advance of the NHL Trade Deadline.

"We've offered him an extension," Burke told the radio station. "We have not gotten a deal done. We will continue to talk and a trade is a possibility, no question about that, but re-signing him is a possibility too. I would not predict how that will come out. We'll see.

"We have not set a drop-dead date. We have not set that date. We have had discussions with Mike and with his agent, both in person. The last meeting I had was with Mike and his agent. Mike has been great for us. He's been a disciple of what we're trying to do. He's been good with the young kids. He's worked his tail off."

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Posted On Tuesday, 02.25.2014 / 3:01 PM

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NHL Live: Players on the move?

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Posted On Tuesday, 02.25.2014 / 2:58 PM

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NHL Live: Top forwards available

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Posted On Tuesday, 02.25.2014 / 2:35 PM

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Will the Kings look to add offense?

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