Pity the poor Canadian broadcasters who had to fill hours and hours of TV time Wednesday discussing deals made in the hours before the
“It’s turned into a rental market. It’s less of a pure hockey trade market,” Brian MacLellan, general manager of the league-leading
Blame MacLellan for part of the reason Wednesday was drab: he made his go-for-it trade on Monday, when he acquired defenseman
NHL clubs on Wednesday made 18 trades involving 33 players, the quietest deadline day since a 17-trade, 30-player tally in 2013. The bottom-feeding
Many teams made moves with the upcoming expansion draft in mind.
The Golden Knights, incidentally, were granted official admission to the NHL on Wednesday as the 31st franchise after making their final required payment to the league. They then received permission to make trades and waiver transactions and conduct other draft-related business.
Ducks General Manager Bob Murray, who got veteran winger
Who didn’t get traded Wednesday was newsworthy, too. The Arizona