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NHL Trade Buzz: Deadline recap

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Welcome to the final edition of NHL Trade Buzz. The 2017 NHL Trade Deadline passed at 3 p.m. ET Wednesday. counted down the final hours. Here's a recap of all of the news, analysis and videos from Deadline Day:


View: 2016-17 NHL Trade Tracker


Blue Jackets land Korpikoski

The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired left wing Lauri Korpikoski from the Dallas Stars for defenseman Dillon Heatherington.

Korpikoski, 30, has 86 goals and 115 assists in 600 NHL games with the Stars, Edmonton Oilers, Arizona Coyotes and New York Rangers.  

Video: TOR@DAL: Korpikoski finishes Ritchie's no-look feed

Heatherington is a big defenseman (6-foot-4, 220 pounds) who has a goal and five assists in 38 games for Cleveland of the American Hockey League this season. He was the Blue Jackets' second-round pick (No. 50) at the 2013 NHL Draft.

Korpikoski is a solid-two way forward who played for Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella during his time with the Rangers.


Stafford to Bruins

Some trades are still trickling in after the deadline here, including the Boston Bruins' acquisition of right wing Drew Stafford from the Winnipeg Jets for a conditional sixth-round draft pick.

Stafford, 31, has four goals and nine assists in 40 games this season. He can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

Video: WPG@LAK: Perreault feeds Stafford for PPG in the 2nd

Stafford is a four-time 20-goal scorer whose production has slipped this season, but he could prove to be a valuable addition for the Bruins down the stretch.


Lightning flip Streit to Penguins

Mark Streit is on the move again, this time to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Shortly after acquiring Streit from the Philadelphia Flyers, the Lightning worked out a deal to send Streit to Pittsburgh.

Video: Rosen explains the Streit deals; Flyers get Filppula

With defenseman Kris Letang dealing with an upper-body injury, Streit provides the Penguins insurance on the power play. 

The Lightning receive a fourth-round pick at the 2018 NHL Draft.


Fehr to Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs traded defenseman Frank Corrado to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Eric Fehr, defenseman Steve Oleksy and a fourth-round pick in 2017.

Fehr, 31, has six goals and five assists in 52 games for the Penguins this season. He has 202 points in 561 regular-season games and eight goals and two assists in 60 Stanley Cup Playoff games. 

Video: PIT@MTL: Fehr, Kunitz combine to beat Price from slot

Fehr provides the Maple Leafs with playoff experience; he played 23 postseason games for the Penguins last season, helping them win the Cup.

Corrado, 23, has three goals and five assists in 69 NHL games with the Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks. He was Vancouver's fifth-round pick (No. 150) at the 2011 draft.


Duchene, Landeskog staying put

The 3 p.m. ET deadline has come and gone, and Colorado Avalanche forwards Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog have not been traded, according to TSN.

Bob McKenzie is reporting Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic would not be pressured into trading either player unless the prices were met. 

Video: Big Names Staying Put: Duchene, Landeskog, Vrbata

Duchene has two years remaining on his contract, which carries an average annual value of $6 million. Landeskog, who is the Avalanche captain, still has four years left on his contract.


Lazar to Flames

The Ottawa Senators have traded center Curtis Lazar and defenseman Michael Kostka to the Calgary Flames for defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka and a second-round draft pick.

Lazar, 22, was Ottawa's first-round pick (No. 17) at the 2013 NHL Draft. He has one assist in 33 games this season.

Video: MTL@OTT: Lazar pads the lead with a shorthanded goal 

Kostka, 31, has one assist in 15 NHL games this season and 12 points (one goal, 11 assists) in 46 games for Binghamton of the American Hockey League.

Jokipakka, 25, has a goal and five assists in 38 games for the Flames this season.

Lazar was a tremendous goal scorer during his junior days with Edmonton of the Western Hockey League. Perhaps a change of scenery will serve him well.


Parenteau to Predators

The Nashville Predators have acquired right wing PA Parenteau from the New Jersey Devils for a sixth-round draft pick.

Parenteau, 33, has 13 goals and 14 assists in 59 games this season. He can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

Video: SJS@NJD: Parenteau slides puck in crease past Jones

Nashville gets a power-play specialist and a top-six player for a nice price. A good get for Predators general manager David Poile.


Filppula to Flyers, Streit to Lightning

The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired center Valtteri Filppula, a fourth-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft and a conditional seventh-round pick this year from the Tampa Bay Lightning for defenseman Mark Streit.

Filppula, 32, has one year left remaining on his contract. He has seven goals and 27 assists in 59 games this season.

Video: PIT@TBL: Filppula scores on the odd-man rush

Streit, 39, can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He has five goals and 16 assists in 49 games.

This is an interesting one, considering the Lightning and Flyers are still alive in the playoff race. Streit can bolster Tampa Bay's power play; Filppula gives the Flyers another center who can contribute at both ends of the ice and isn't a rental player.


Quincey to Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired defenseman Kyle Quincey from the New Jersey Devils for defenseman Dalton Prout. 

Quincey, 31, has four goals and eight assists in 53 games this season. He can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. 

Video: Devils trade Quincey to Columbus for Prout

Prout, 26, had three assists in 15 games for Columbus. 

Quincey provides the Blue Jackets another experienced defenseman for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.


Vanek to Panthers

Thomas Vanek is headed to the Florida Panthers.

Video: DET@PIT: Vanek gets to the slot, scores with wrister

Vanek, 33, has 15 goals and 23 assists in 48 games with the Detroit Red Wings this season. He can become an unrestricted free agent July 1. In the meantime, he should be a solid addition to what was already a dangerous Panthers offense.

The Red Wings will receive defenseman Dylan McIlrath and a third-round pick at the 2017 NHL Draft.


Kings land Iginla

The Los Angeles Kings acquired right wing Jarome Iginla from the Colorado Avalanche for a conditional fourth-round pick at the 2018 NHL Draft.

Iginla, who has 18 points (eight goals, 10 assists) in 61 games with the Avalanche this season, played for Kings coach Darryl Sutter with the Calgary Flames from 2003-06. The Flames reached the Stanley Cup Final in 2004.

Video: Kings acquire Jarome Iginla from Avalanche

Iginla has 619 goals and 672 assists in 1,535 regular-season games with the Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins and Avalanche. He has 68 points in 81 playoff games. 

Iginla will become a free agent July 1.


King to Montreal

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Dwight King from the Los Angeles Kings for a conditional fourth-round pick at the 2018 NHL Draft. 

Video: Canadiens acquire Dwight King from Kings

King, 27, can become an unrestricted free agent July 1. He has eight goals and seven assists in 63 games this season. In 348 NHL games, all with the Kings, he has 52 goals and 56 assists. 

Expect King to play a bottom-six role in Montreal, which currently has a six-point lead atop the Atlantic Division.


Bruins interested in Halak?

Jaroslav Halak hasn't played an NHL game since Dec. 29, but the New York Islanders could look to acquiring him before 3 p.m. ET Wednesday.

Halak allowed four goals on 24 shots in a 6-4 loss at the Minnesota Wild that night, was placed on waivers by the Islanders the following day and then was ultimately sent to Bridgeport of the American Hockey League. Halak is 14-2-2 with a 1.91 goals-against average and a .933 save percentage in 18 games since the demotion.

Video: NYI@MIN: Spurgeon sneaks a wrister past Halak

NHL Network analyst Kevin Weekes said Tuesday that the Bruins could be interested in Halak as a backup for Tuukka Rask. Halak still has another year left on his contract that carries an average annual value of $4.5 million.

The Bruins are 7-1-1 since Bruce Cassidy replaced Claude Julien as coach on Feb. 7 and have a legitimate shot to win the Atlantic Division; they've moved within six points of the Montreal Canadiens for first place and have a game in hand.

Weekes said the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are also in the mix for Halak.


Could Doan be on the move?

Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan didn't hold back his feelings when Martin Hanzal, his teammate for a decade, was traded to the Minnesota Wild on Sunday.

Still, Doan isn't demanding that Coyotes general manager John Chayka moves him before the NHL Trade Deadline at 3 p.m. ET Wednesday. Arizona (22-33-7) is 29th in the NHL standings.

Video: ARI@SJS: Doan goes five-hole for power-play goal

The Coyotes/Winnipeg Jets are the only NHL franchise Doan has ever played for. He was the Jets' first-round pick (No. 7) in 1995.

"As a player, my future is pretty close to over, so it's one of those things that you don't worry too much about," Doan told "As a fan of the Coyotes, I really, really wish that Marty was around for a long time because I think he's a good player, 6-6 centermen are hard to find that play both ends of the ice, [he] really wants to be here, really wanted to be a part of this. He was disappointed and upset when he had to leave. But talking to him now, [I] talked to him yesterday, he's really excited."

Will Doan, 40, be on the move? Stay tuned.


Busy night

A few teams got a jump-start on the final-day action, making a flurry of trades in the late-game window on Tuesday.

The Vancouver Canucks, who have been in full sell mode for several days, moved forward Jannik Hansen to the San Jose Sharks for prospect Nikolay Goldobin and a conditional fourth-round pick, which, according to several reports, could become a first-round pick if the Sharks win the Stanley Cup in 2017.

That trade was announced during the Canucks' 3-2 overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings, as was a deal that sent veteran forward Steve Ott from the Red Wings to the Montreal Canadiens. Detroit received a sixth-round pick in 2017 for Ott, who can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

A little bit earlier, the Canadiens made a trade that brought defenseman Brandon Davidson from the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers received center David Desharnais in return.

Video: NHL Tonight talks potential trades ahead of deadline

Arpon Basu has all the details of what these two trades mean for the Canadiens, who managed a 1-0 overtime win against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday to stay atop the Atlantic Division.

In the other trade made Tuesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks welcomed back a familiar face, acquiring defenseman Johnny Oduya, who played for the Blackhawks from 2011-15 and won the Stanley Cup twice there. Traded for minor-league prospect Mark McNeill and a conditional fourth-round pick, Oduya will provide some defensive depth to a Blackhawks team fighting with the Minnesota Wild for the top seed in the Central Division and the Western Conference.

Even with the late-night drama, much remains to be decided on Wednesday.

Will the Colorado Avalanche be able to trade any of their top players, including Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog, each of whom has been linked to several trades? Will the New York Islanders be able to move veteran goalie Jaroslav Halak to one of several teams desperate for a quality backup? Will the Arizona Coyotes, who already got a haul when they traded Martin Hanzal to the Wild, be able to unload other veteran assets to get additional pieces for their youth movement?

All of these questions and many more will be answered before the deadline passes. Stay tuned here, and on NHL Network, for all the latest.

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