Not every team hits a home run on NHL trade deadline day. In fact, some franchises suffer setbacks when they mortgage the future for now. But every so often, clubs find the missing link or a piece of the puzzle that helps put them over the top and into the winner's circle. Here are five examples from the past 10 years.
Even if Slava Voynov is found not guilty in his upcoming domestic assault trial, he still might not be playing for the Los Angeles Kings anytime soon. The league is conducting its own investigation and Voynov will not suit up at least until that process is completed.
Where will coveted blueliners Keith Yandle, Mike Green and Jeff Petry end up, if anywhere? Here are some mock trades to consider.
With Chicago Blackhawks superstar winger Patrick Kane sidelined 12 weeks with a broken left clavicle, there's considerable speculation over who they'll pursue via trade to replace him. In San Jose, the Sharks are struggling with whether or not to deal UFA to be Antti Niemi.
The power forward is excited to get a new start with the Columbus Blue Jackets and he wished his time as a Maple Leaf had gone better, but he still has good memories of his tenure in Toronto.
Ottawa’s Erik Condra went down hard during Thursday’s game against the Kings after Jamie McBain slashed him right in the groin. Condra’s face tells the story of where the stick caught him. Ouch.
You never know where the goal of the year might come from. Case in point, Chris Culligan, who plays in the United Kingdom for the EIHL’s Cardiff Devils, may take home the honor this season after he made a deke while falling down and then scored from his stomach with a defender on top of him.
In what is likely his only season of college hockey, Boston University center Jack Eichel helped the Terriers win their first Beanpot tournament since 2009. But the incredible American has more on his agenda.
In this year's THN Collector's Edition, we look at the greatest rivalries in the history of hockey – it's the unforgettable blood feuds, like the Bruins/Canadiens and Red Wings/Avalanche, that make the sport what it is. On top of the 46 best bitter battles, we look at each current NHL team's top rivalry and who's Public Enemy No. 1 in that city. Hockey's Greatest Rivalries is 160+ pages of Battle Royale!Buy now
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