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Senators, Rangers gearing up for busy NHL trade deadline

When The New York Rangers dealt Michael Grabner to the rival New Jersey Devils on Thursday night, it was like an opening bell was rung for the NHL trade market. There had been a handful of smaller deals already, including The Florida Panthers’ acquisition of Boston forward Frank Vatrano earlier the same day, but a […]

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Senators trade Derick Brassard to Penguins: reports

The Pittsburgh Penguins appear to be loading up for a shot at a third consecutive Stanley Cup. The team acquired centre Derick Brassard from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a 2018 first-round pick, defenceman Ian Cole and goalie prospect Filip Gustavsson on Friday, according to multiple reports.  Brassard, 30, has 38 points in 58 games this season.  Over the course […]

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Rangers trade Michael Grabner to Devils for 2nd-round pick and prospect

The New Jersey Devils have acquired speedy winger Michael Grabner from the New York Rangers in the first trade between the cross-river rivals. New Jersey sends a 2018 second-round draft pick and 20-year-old defensive prospect Yegor Rykov to New York. The teams announced the deal Thursday night after the Devils lost to the Minnesota Wild […]

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2018 NHL trade deadline tracker

Will your team make a bold move, a minor tweak, or stand pat? Catch up on all the deals made ahead of the NHL’s trade deadline on Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. ET in our tracker below. Moves listed here have been either announced by teams involved or reported by reputable media. February 22 Florida […]

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Bruins trade Frank Vatrano to Panthers for 3rd-round pick

The Boston Bruins stayed active as the NHL trade deadline nears, dealing forward Frank Vatrano to the Florida Panthers on Thursday for a third-round pick in the June draft. Vatrano has appeared in 25 games with Boston this season, scoring two goals. The trade deadline is Monday. Earlier this week, Boston acquired defenceman Nick Holden […]

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Sabres’ Evander Kane expects to be dealt before trade deadline

Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane says he fully expects to be dealt before the NHL’s trading deadline hits Monday. Kane says he’s been preparing to be dealt all season long. The only question is when the trade will take place and where he’ll be headed. Kane spoke after practice Wednesday as Buffalo prepared to leave […]

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Leafs trade forward Eric Fehr to Sharks for 7th-round pick

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded forward Eric Fehr to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a seventh-round draft pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. The swap means that Toronto now has eight picks in the 2020 draft. Fehr, 32, played in four games with the Leafs this season. He was loaned to the […]

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Red Wings trade goalie Petr Mrazek to Flyers for conditional picks

Petr Mrazek is going from being a backup goaltender on a losing team to a starting job for a playoff contender. The Philadelphia Flyers acquired Mrazek from the Detroit Red Wings for two conditional draft picks on Monday night, a day after losing their second goalie to injury in less than 10 days. ‘We needed […]