Defenseman Brendan Smith has become the focal point of a trade between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs that would see Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf land in Detroit. Stephen Weiss would also be going to Toronto in the deal.
The Winnipeg Jets are going to be getting some help from ‘The Boss’ during their playoff push. Goaltender Ondrej Pavelec’s new mask features Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in stunning detail.
John Gibson made a highlight reel save that is going to haunt Vernon Fiddler's dreams for the rest of the season. Down and out, Fiddler thought he had a wide open net before Gibson slid back to rob a sure goal.
There may have already been a lot of trade action, but not all the big names are off the board quite yet. Here are the top five players left in play and where they could be headed at the trade deadline.
Lightning GM Steve Yzerman made a pair of late-night trades Sunday, acquiring veteran blueliner Braydon Coburn from the Flyers for defenseman Radko Gudas, then shipping out young winger Brett Connolly to the Bruins for a pair of second-round draft picks.
The New York Rangers were by far the busiest NHL team the day before the trade deadline – and late Sunday night, they finished up by signing winger Mats Zuccarello to a four-year, $18-million contract extension.
With the Red Wings unsure of a return for key left winger Johan Franzen, GM Ken Holland traded for the experience and pedigree of veteran Erik Cole Sunday. Detroit surrendered two prospects and a draft pick in the deal, but it's a smart bet whether or not Franzen is healthy.
Move over, Buffalo. The Arizona Coyotes accelerated their rebuild and brightened their future with their big trades over the weekend.
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