This seasons Trade Deadline has come and passed without any blockbusters or significance moves that in previous trade cycles caused shock and awe. In fact this years Trade Deadline theme was two fold, rental players for teams making a push to the playoffs to retention in salary by the loosing hockey club.
On NHL Trade Deadline day it has been reported that the Vegas Golden Knights organization will be open for business. The paperwork that has been holding up the hockey club to make any business transaction in an official capacity has been signed, sealed, and delivered.
On the eve of Trade Deadline day the San Jose Sharks have acquired veteran forward Jannik Hansen in exchange for young forward Nikolay Goldobin.
Today Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee came on Canada’s Sportsnet Hockey Central show and talked about the current state of the franchise on the eve of NHL TradeDeadline day.
Today we saw more dealings as the flood gates continue to open up as the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline draws near. Clubs went looking for assets to help them push for the playoffs and others determined to build towards to the future.
After the deal between Los Angeles and Tampa Bay another trade went down this time it was Minnesota and Arizona as dance partners. Chuck Fletcher of the Wild organization managed to work out what could be considered as something of a blockbuster with Coyotes you General Manager John Chayka.
Yesterday we saw the first major deal go down between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Los Angeles Kings. Lightning General Manager Steve Yzerman and Kings Dean Lombardi managed to workout a trade with on another.
As this years trade deadline approaches we take a look back at the 2016 NHL Trade Deadline. It was recorded as one of the slowest in recent years. Prior to that seasons deadline frenzy several deals were made over the weekend 14 in fact throughout the league. One deadline day there was only handful of transactions that went down.
As we approach this years trade deadline, Golden Knights General Manager McPhee will have some interesting and yet tough decisions of who his targets are and which player he’ll trade […]