PITTSBURGH -- Mark Recchi is ninth in Philadelphia Flyers history with 627 points (232 goals, 395 assists) in 602 games. During two stints in orange and black (1992-94, 1998-2004), he became a fan favorite while playing with the likes of Eric Lindros, John LeClair, Ron Hextall and Eric Desjardins.
Welcome to the NHL Trade Buzz. There are eight days remaining until the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline on Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. ET, and the buzz is picking up. Has Matt Duchene played his final game with the Ottawa Senators? Will the recent hot streak of the Boston Bruins push them to gamble on acquiring big-name scoring help up front, especially now that they're in a position to have home-ice advantage in the Eastern Conference First Round? And will the upper-body injury of Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez cause interest in him to dissipate?
Here's a look around the League at the latest deadline doings:
NHL.com is sitting down with newsmakers leading up to the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline on Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. ET. Today, Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning discusses why he won't be looking for any quick fixes at the deadline, outlines why there hasn't been much activity on the trade market League-wide thus far and provides an inside look at rookie Elias Pettersson, including his "death stare."
NHL.com is sitting down with newsmakers leading up to the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline on Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. ET. Today, Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill discusses the possibility of being active in the market, outlines why he believes there might not be much trade activity throughout the League until the day or two before the deadline, and why he believes the Stars can make a legitimate run at the Stanley Cup.