Chris Stewart will be a hot commodity at the trade deadline. (Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports)

Trade Deadline Preview: Breaking Down Buyers and Sellers

• Trade Deadline Predictions, click here. • Trade Deadline Rosters, click here. The trade deadline is fast approaching and deals are becoming imminent. By mid-afternoon on March 2, at least a dozen swaps should […]

Smith-Pelly out of the WJHC with a broken foot (John Cordes/Icon SMI)

Smith-Pelly the First of Many Canadiens Trades… Right?

It’s almost like the Montreal Canadiens gave up a lottery ticket for tomorrow’s draw for a bag of nuts at the convenience store counter when they traded away forward Jiri […]

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An Untold Side To James Wisniewski Story?

Reports have surfaced that the Columbus Blue Jackets have asked defenseman James Wisniewski to submit a list of 10 teams that he would not approve a trade to.  Talk about […]

The San Jose Sharks were undoubtedly happy to see Brent Burns back in the lineup, and so should fantasy managers. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Revisiting the Brent Burns Trade

On June 24th, 2011, the Minnesota Wild and San Jose Sharks made a blockbuster trade on the 2011 NHL Draft floor. The Sharks acquired one of the top defensemen in […]

Antoine Vermette has joined the Blackhawks (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Trade Deadline Predictions: Minnesota Wild

With the 2014 Trade Deadline in just about two weeks time, coming at 3:00PM EST on March 2nd, trade rumours are in full effect. Although none of the players that […]

Thornton is still a top-tier forward (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Tuesday Trade Review: Thornton to San Jose

The Background In the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, a young Canadian by the name of Joe Thornton was selected first overall by the Boston Bruins. Many years later he would become a […]

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Leafs’ Failed Actions or Missed Opportunities: My Replies

My article about the Franson-Santorelli-Leipsic-Jokinen trade generated a lot more attention than I thought it would. I thought the point that I was trying to make was fairly salient. I knew […]

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Failed Actions or Missed Opportunities: Leafs

Hockey and Economics As someone who studies economics, I am concerned with the concept of ‘opportunity cost’ . That is, what is the cost of the action forgone, for the […]

Trading Day; Maple Leafs Trade Chips

Trading Day; Maple Leafs Trade Chips

There really are no untouchables at this point. If a team calls with an offer and includes the name Morgan Rielly or William Nylander you’d have to listen, right? One […]

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Revisiting the Dion Phaneuf Trade

Five years ago, on January 31st, 2010, the Toronto Maple Leafs made headlines across the hockey world with a blockbuster trade. It appeared as if the Leafs, and GM Brian […]

Antoine Vermette has joined the Blackhawks (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

18 Players and Where They’ll Land at the NHL Trade Deadline

Where will 18 of the most coveted players land between now and the March 2 NHL trade deadline?

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Deadline Depth: Trading for Forward Depth

As the trade deadline creeps closer, rumors are increasing, and players are feeling the tension in locker rooms where GMs are saying no one is untouchable. Teams hope to land […]