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New York Islanders logo
2020-10-12
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Colorado Avalanche acquired Devon Toews from the New York Islanders for a 2021 second round pick and a 2022 second round pick
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2020-10-12
Vegas Golden Knights logo
2020-10-12
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The Vancouver Canucks acquired Nate Schmidt from the Vegas Golden Knights for 2022 third round pick
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2020-10-12
Colorado Avalanche logo
2020-10-11
TRADE ANALYSIS
The New York Islanders acquired A.J. Greer from the Colorado Avalanche for Kyle Burroughs
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2020-10-11
Nashville Predators logo
2020-10-10
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Ottawa Senators acquired Austin Watson from the Nashville Predators for 2021 fourth round pick
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2020-10-10
Toronto Maple Leafs logo
2020-10-10
TRADE ANALYSIS
The New Jersey Devils acquired Andreas Johnsson from the Toronto Maple Leafs for Joey Anderson
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2020-10-10
Chicago Blackhawks logo
2020-10-10
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Chicago Blackhawks acquired Nikita Zadorov and Anton Lindholm from the Colorado Avalanche for Brandon Saad and Dennis Gilbert
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2020-10-10
Vegas Golden Knights logo
2020-10-09
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Winnipeg Jets acquired Paul Stastny from the Vegas Golden Knights for Carl Dahlstrom and 2022 fourth round pick
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2020-10-09
Florida Panthers logo
2020-10-08
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Florida Panthers acquired Markus Nutivaara from the Columbus Blue Jackets for Cliff Pu
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2020-10-08
Anaheim Ducks logo
2020-10-08
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Ottawa Senators acquired Erik Gundbranson from the Anaheim Ducks for 2021 fifth round pick
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2020-10-08
Columbus Blue Jackets logo
2020-10-08
TRADE ANALYSIS
The New Jersey Devils acquired Ryan Murray from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a 2021 fifth round pick
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2020-10-08
Pittsburgh Penguins logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Ottawa Senators acquired Matt Murray from the Pittsburgh Penguins for Jonathan Gruden and 2020 Second Round Pick (#52)
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2020-10-07
Minnesota Wild logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Nashville Predators acquired Luke Kunin and 2020 fourth round pick (#101) from the Minnesota Wild for Nick Bonino, 2020 second round pick (#37) and 2020 third round pick (#70)
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2020-10-07
San Jose Sharks logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Buffalo Sabres acquired 2020 second round pick (#34) from the San Jose Sharks for 2020 second round pick (#38) and 2020 fourth round pick (#100)
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2020-10-07
Toronto Maple Leafs logo
2020-10-07
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The Ottawa Senators acquired 2020 second round pick (#44) from the Toronto Maple Leafs for 2020 second round pick (#59) and 2020 third round pick (#64)
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2020-10-07
Detroit Red Wings logo
2020-10-07
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The Los Angeles Kings acquired 2020 second round pick (#45) from the Detroit Red Wings for 2020 second round pick (#51) and 2020 fourth round pick (#97)
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2020-10-07
Montreal Canadiens logo
2020-10-07
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The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired 2020 second round pick (#57) from the Montreal Canadiens for 2020 fourth round pick (#124) and 2021 second round pick
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2020-10-07
New York Rangers logo
2020-10-07
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The Los Angeles Kings acquired Lias Andersson from the New York Rangers for 2020 second round pick (#60)
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2020-10-07
Detroit Red Wings logo
2020-10-07
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The Minnesota Wild acquired 2020 third round pick (#65) from the Detroit Red Wings for 2020 third round pick (#70) and 2020 fifth round pick (#132)
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2020-10-07
Edmonton Oilers logo
2020-10-07
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The San Jose Sharks acquired 2020 third round pick (#76) from the Edmonton Oilers for 2020 fourth round pick (#100) and 2020 fifth round pick (#126)
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2020-10-07
Tampa Bay Lightning logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired 2020 fourth round pick (#116) and 2020 fifth round pick (#147) from the Philadelphia Flyers for 2020 fourth round pick (#94)
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2020-10-07
San Jose Sharks logo
2020-10-07
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The San Jose Sharks acquired 2020 fourth round pick (#98) from the Montreal Canadiens for 2021 third round pick
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2020-10-07
San Jose Sharks logo
2020-10-07
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The New York Rangers acquired 2020 fifth round pick (#127) from the San Jose Sharks for 2020 seventh round pick (#196) and 2020 seventh round pick (#206)
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2020-10-07
Vegas Golden Knights logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Vegas Golden Knights acquired 2020 fifth round pick (#125) from the Detroit Red Wings for 2022 fourth round pick
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2020-10-07
Nashville Predators logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Philadelphia Flyers acquired 2020 fifth round pick (#135) from the Nashville Predators for 2020 seventh round pick (#202) and 2020 seventh round pick (#209)
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2020-10-07
Florida Panthers logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired 2020 fifth round pick (#137) from the Florida Panthers for 2020 fifth round pick (#153) and 2020 seventh round pick (#212)
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2020-10-07
St. Louis Blues logo
2020-10-07
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The Minnesota Wild acquired 2020 fifth round pick (#146) from the St. Louis Blues for 2020 sixth round pick (#163) and 2020 seventh round pick (#194)
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2020-10-07
Columbus Blue Jackets logo
2020-10-07
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The Anaheim Ducks acquired 2020 seventh round pick (#207) from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a Conditional 2021 seventh round pick
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2020-10-07
Washington Capitals logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Washington Capitals acquired 2020 seventh round pick (#211) from the Pittsburgh Penguins for 2021 seventh round pick
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2020-10-07
Chicago Blackhawks logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Chicago Blackhawks acquired 2020 seventh round pick (#188) from the Montreal Canadiens for 2021 7th Round Pick
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2020-10-07
New Jersey Devils logo
2020-10-07
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The Arizona Coyotes acquired 2020 seventh round pick (#192) from the New Jersey Devils for 2021 seventh round pick
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2020-10-07
St. Louis Blues logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The St. Louis Blues acquired 2021 seventh round pick from the Detroit Red Wings for 2020 seventh round pick (#203)
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2020-10-07
Boston Bruins logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired 2020 seventh round pick (#213) from the Boston Bruins for 2021 seventh round pick
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2020-10-07
Colorado Avalanche logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Colorado Avalanche acquired 2020 fifth round pick (#139) from the Pittsburgh Penguins for 2020 fifth round pick (#149) and 2020 seventh round pick (#211)
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2020-10-07
Los Angeles Kings logo
2020-10-07
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Los Angeles Kings acquired a 2020 fifth round pick (#140) from the Carolina Hurricanes for 2020 sixth round pick (#159) and 2021 seventh round pick
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2020-10-07
Montreal Canadiens logo
2020-10-06
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Columbus Blue Jackets acquired Max Domi and a 2020 third round pick (78th Overall) from the Montreal Canadiens for Josh Anderson
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2020-10-06
Calgary Flames logo
2020-10-06
TRADE ANALYSIS
The New York Rangers acquired 2020 First Round Pick (#19) from the Calgary Flames for 2020 First Round Pick (#22) & 2020 Third Round Pick (#72)
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2020-10-06
Calgary Flames logo
2020-10-06
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Calgary Flames traded 2020 First Round Pick (#22) to the Washington Capitals for 2020 First Round Pick (#24) and 2020 Third Round Pick (#80)
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2020-10-06
Minnesota Wild logo
2020-10-05
TRADE ANALYSIS
The San Jose Sharks acquired Ryan Donato from the Minnesota Wild for a 2021 third round pick
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2020-10-05
Minnesota Wild logo
2020-10-05
TRADE ANALYSIS
The San Jose Sharks acquired Devan Dubnyk and a 2020 seventh round pick from the Minnesota Wild for a 2022 fifth round pick
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2020-10-05
Chicago Blackhawks logo
2020-10-04
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Los Angeles Kings acquired Olli Maatta from the Chicago Blackhawks for Brad Morrison
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2020-10-04
Florida Panthers logo
2020-10-02
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Ottawa Senators acquired Josh Brown from the Florida Panthers for 2020 fourth round pick (95th overall)
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2020-10-02
Vegas Golden Knights logo
2020-09-28
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Chicago Blackhawks acquired Brandon Pirri from the Vegas Golden Knights for Dylan Sikura
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2020-09-28
Detroit Red Wings logo Marc Staal
Marc Staal
2020-09-26
acquired D Marc Staal and a 2021 second-round draft pick from the New York Rangers for future considerations.
2020-09-26
New York Rangers logo
2020-09-26
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Detroit Red Wings acquired Marc Staal and 2021 second round pick from the New York Rangers for future considerations
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2020-09-26
Florida Panthers logo
2020-09-24
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Florida Panthers acquired Patric Hornqvist from the Pittsburgh Pengins for Mike Matheson and Colton Sceviour
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2020-09-24
Buffalo Sabres logo
2020-09-16
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Buffalo Sabres acquired Eric Staal from the Minnesota Wild for Marcus Johansson
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2020-09-16
Carolina Hurricanes logo
2020-09-12
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Montreal Canadiens acquired Joel Edmundson from the Carolina Hurricanes for a 2020 fifth round pick
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2020-09-12
Pittsburgh Penguins logo
2020-09-11
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Minnesota Wild acquired Nick Bjugstad from the Pittsburgh Penguins for a conditional 2021 7th Round Pick
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2020-09-11
St. Louis Blues logo
2020-09-02
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Montreal Canadiens acquired Jake Allen a 2022 seventh round pick from the St Louis Blues for 2020 third round pick and 2020 seventh round pick
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2020-09-02
Toronto Maple Leafs logo
2020-08-25
TRADE ANALYSIS
The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired Kasperi Kapanen, Jesper Lindgren, and Pontus Aberg from the Toronto Maple Leafs for Evan Rodrigues, Filip Hallander, David Warsofsky & 2020 1st Round Pick (15th overall)
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2020-08-25

NHL Trades

National Hockey League (NHL) trades allow teams to improve their current rosters by exchanging players, prospects, or draft picks with other teams. The rules governing trades are outlined in the NHL/NHLPA Collective Bargaining Agreement (http://www.nhlpa.com/inside-nhlpa/collective-bargaining-agreement).

The NHL Trade Deadline

The NHL's trade deadline generally means a lot of movement among NHL hockey players. The NHL trade deadline is a much-anticipated event among hockey teams, as teams are no longer allowed to exchange players after the trade deadline has passed. This leads to many transactions. Playoff teams are loading up for what they hope is a long playoff run, and playoff hopefuls are trying to get a piece to push them over the playoff hump. At the other end of the standings, teams that will be clearly missing the playoffs want to trade older players for younger prospects or draft picks. This is especially true for players that are about to become Unrestricted Free Agents (UFA’s). For smart asset management, teams need to trade pending UFA’s for draft picks, prospects, or players with term left on contracts before they lose them for nothing on July 1. Teams that are firmly in the playoff picture or on the bubble have difficult decisions to make on their pending free agents; keep them for the rest of the season and playoffs and risk losing them for nothing afterwards, or trade them for some assets by the deadline.

This is a very exciting time for both hockey fans and analysts, who are eagerly anticipating and predicting which players will get traded and which teams they will be moving to. The Trade Deadline day usually falls within the last week of February or the first week of March, and will be on Monday February 26, 2018 for the 2017-2018 season. All the buzz about NHL trade and player movements gets much more intense as the trade deadline draws near. Make sure you checkout PuckHead GM (link) to model out the moves your team should or might make.

NHL Trade Statistics

The NHL trade deadline was established in the early 1980s and since then, there have been 539 trades made on the deadline day. This involves a total of 993 players and 344 draft picks. Over the past 15 seasons, more than 15 trades have been made on the deadline day, and there were at least 30 players traded in each season. In the past 10 seasons, the average number of NHL trades made on the deadline day was 21.5, while the average number of hockey players traded was 40.6. More specifically for the last couple of seasons, there were 68 trades in the 2014-2015 season, 52 trades made in 2015-2016, and 89 trades in the 2016-2017 season.

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