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Trade Deadline Day Leaves Oilers Defense Dangerously Thin

The Edmonton Oilers and Craig MacTavish may not have made the blockbuster deal at the deadline they have been so desperately trying to pull off, but it doesn’t mean they […]

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Trying to Make Sense of the (Lack of a) Ryan Kesler Deal

What ownership wants, ownership will get. I’m of course referring to the ownership of the Vancouver Canucks. Who on Wednesday, as one writer said “put the kibosh on any deal […]

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Dallas Stars Strike Nice Balance With Pre-Deadline Deals

  It wasn’t the trade deadline that many Dallas Stars fans expected, but it turned out to be a very memorable one nevertheless. Following months of speculation leading up to […]

Vanek was a key piece for the Minnesota Wild in free agency. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Adieu, Thomas Vanek: Winger Traded to the Canadiens

It happened. It really happened. And boy, were the fans mad. The New York Islanders acquired a 2014 2nd round pick and prospect Sebastian Collberg from the Montreal Canadiens in […]

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Andrew MacDonald Off the Island, and the Return was Great

The hopes of many Islander fans were answered on Tuesday when Andrew MacDonald was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers. #Isles get 2014 3rd rounder and a 2015 2nd rounder for MacDonald from […]

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Captain Chaos: Ryan Callahan and Martin St. Louis

In what has been an already chaotic trade deadline the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning stole the show exchanging captains. The major catalyst behind this deal was the […]

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Rangers Pay Steep Price in Captain Swap

The New York Rangers made a big splash at the trade deadline, sending captain and pending unrestricted free agent Ryan Callahan to the Tampa Bay Lightning.   In return, the Bolts […]

Jake Gardiner has been providing a great offensive boost for the Toronto Maple Leafs lately. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Deadline day: Which way will Maple Leafs go?

The hockey world turns its attention to the transaction wire, as contending teams, and those close to contention, make moves at the NHL trade deadline, which is set for Wednesday […]

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The Flip-Side to the Trade Deadline for the Penguins

Every trade, in any sport; much like every story, has two sides. For the past week I, and most of my colleagues here at The Hockey Writers, have been all […]

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To Trade Paul Stastny, Or To Not Trade Paul Stastny? That Is The Question.

With less than 24 hours until the NHL Trade Deadline, all is quiet on the Avalanche front. Before the Olympic break I speculated that the team was primed to add […]

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What Flyers Can Expect From Andrew MacDonald

It’s been a whirlwind of excitement leading up to the 3pm deadline on March 5th, 2014.  Names like Dustin Penner, Ilya Bryzgalov, Viktor Fasth, among others have been on the […]

Viktor Fasth caught everyone's attention after he won his first eight starts as a 31 year old rookie. (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Acquire Viktor Fasth from Ducks

Viktor Fasth is the next name in what is becoming a long list of goaltenders to suit up for the Edmonton Oilers this season. Fasth was acquired earlier today from […]