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NHL Trade Deadline -- By the Numbers

Tuesday, 02.17.2009 / 4:25 PM / 2009 Trade Deadline

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TRADE DEADLINE DAY STATISTICS SINCE 1980

Number of trades: 374
Number of players traded: 676
Number of draft picks traded: 225

MOST-TRADED PLAYERS ON DEADLINE DAY SINCE 1980

4 - Alan May (1988, 1989, 1994, 1995)
3 - Dan McGillis (1996, 1998, 2003)
3 - Mark Janssens (1992, 1997, 1998)
3 - Mike Gartner (1989, 1990, 1994)
3 - Steve Konroyd (1986, 1993, 1994)

ROUND-BY-ROUND DRAFT PICKS TRANSFERRED ON DEADLINE DAY SINCE 1980

1st-Round Picks: 19
2nd-Round Picks: 41
3rd-Round Picks: 46
4th-Round Picks: 34
5th-Round Picks: 28
6th-Round Picks: 27
7th-Round Picks: 15
8th-Round Picks: 7
9th-Round Picks: 6
10th-Round Picks: 1
11th-Round Picks: 0
12th-Round Picks: 1

TRADE DEADLINE MEDIA FRENZY

16,953,053: Page views at NHL.com from more than 1.4 million unique visitors on trade deadline day in 2008, the most-ever page views for trade deadline day, a 26% increase over the 2007 trade deadline and a 62% increase over a typical February day in 2008.

40: Hours of anticipated live coverage on trade deadline day this year by NHL Network, TSN, RDS, Sportsnet and The Score.

RED WINGS' 11 ACQUISTIONS UNDER HOLLAND'S TENURE

Players acquired on trading deadline day by Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland since being named to the post in July, 1997:

D Dmitri Mironov (from Anaheim) and D Jamie Macoun (from Toronto) in 1998
F Wendel Clark and G Bill Ranford (from Tampa Bay), D Chris Chelios (from Chicago) and D Ulf Samuelsson (from NY Rangers) in 1999
D Jiri Slegr (from Atlanta) in 2002
D Mathieu Schneider (from Los Angeles) in 2003
D Cory Cross (from Pittsburgh) in 2006
F Todd Bertuzzi (from Florida) in 2007
D Brad Stuart (from Los Angeles) in 2008



Quote of the Day

Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'

— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis