'Tis the season.
The National Hockey League's trade deadline is just four days away. When the clock strikes 3 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, the 31 general managers around the league will put their pencils down, so to speak, and hand in their tests to let the stretch run of the season play out on the ice.
"There are going to be some trades coming," Carolina Hurricanes head coach Bill Peters said on Thursday with e5 confidence. "That's the reality of it."
The question then becomes how involved in it all the Hurricanes will be.