It’s like Christmas to a kid. It’s like the bachelor party to a groom. It’s like a Vegas stripper to a professional golfer and it’s like crack to Whitney Houston. You get the idea. It’s the NHL Trade Deadline and hockey fans all over are anxiously awaiting to see how their GMs are going to reshape their team. On that note, here are all of the 2010 Trade Deadline deals.
(We’ll be updating the site with deals and links with reactions throughout the day)
Wednesday, 3, 2010
In yet another trade by the Coyotes, they sent defenseman Andres Eriksson to the New York Rangers for goaltending prospect Miika Wiikman and the Rangers 2011 7th round pick.
The Coyotes added depth by picking up Petteri Nokelainen from division rival Anaheim. In return, the Ducks received a 6th round pick from Phoenix.
Battle of Alberta combatants swap players as defenseman Steve Staios went to the Flames and Aaron Johnson went to Edmonton. The Oilers also picked up a 3rd round pick (either 2010 or 2011). (Flames Insider)
The made a move for the here-and-now by acquiring Stephane Yelle and Harrison Reed for Cedrick Lalonde-McNicoll and Colorado’s 6th round pick in 2010.
Columbus Blue Jackets trade Alex Picard to Phoenix for Chad Kolarik (Puck-Rakers)
Pittsburgh Penguins get 2010 6th round pick from Toronto for D Chris Peluso. (Sean Leahy)
In an exchange of high priced defensemen, Ryan Whitney goes to the Oilers; while Lubomir Visnovsky is headed to Anaheim in return. The Oilers also get a 6th round pick in the deal. (Battle of California)
Matt Rust moves from Florida to Columbus. In exchange, the Blue Jackets give up Mathieu Roy to the Panthers. (Litter Box Cats)
The Canucks added defensive depth by acquiring Andrew Alberts from the Carolina Hurricanes for a 3rd round pick. (Bob McKenzie)
The Ducks made another trade with former GM Brian Burke picking up goaltender Joey MacDonald for a 7th round pick in 2011.
The Capitals acquired defenseman Joe Corvo from the Carolina Hurricanes for defenseman Brian Pothier, forward Oskar Osala and the Caps 2011 2nd round pick. (Japers Rink)
The Kings picked up forward Fredrik Modin from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a conditional 7th round pick (Puck-Rakers)
The Maple Leafs were able to acquire a few draft picks (4th rounder and 7th rounder) and defenseman Matt Jones for pending unrestricted free agent Lee Stempniak.
The Capitals re-acquire Milan Jurcina (who was traded earlier in the year as a package for Jason Chimera) from the Columbus Blue Jackets for a 6th round pick. (Puck-Rakers) By the way, Jurcina is out for 4-6 weeks with a sports hernia.
Buffalo Sabres ship Clarke McArthur to the Atlanta Thrashers for a 3rd and a 4th round pick.
After a few teams were interested, the Sabres acquired Raffi Torres from the Columbus Blue Jackets for defenseman Nathan Paetsch and a 2nd round pick. (Sabres Edge)
In the “what the hell are they thinking” trade, the Flames decided that it would be a good idea to acquire Vesa Toskala from the Anaheim Ducks for Curtis McElhinney. (Nick Kypreos) (The 4th Line Blog)
The Los Angeles Kings acquired veteran 2-way forward Jeff Halpern. In return, the Tampa Bay Lightning will get the Kings’ 3rd round pick (originally owned by the Panthers) and Teddy Purcell. (LA Kings Insider)
Mathieu Schneider continues his quest to play for every single Western Conference team by joining the Phoenix Coyotes via trade. The Coyotes sent Sean Zimmerman and 6th round pick to the Cancucks in exchange. (The Fourth Period)
The Coyotes show that they’re making a push by picking up Wojtek Wolski from the Colorado Avalanche for Peter Mueller and defenseman Kevin Porter (All Things Avs)
The predictable Carolina Hurricanes’ fire sale continues by trading defenseman Aaron Ward to the Anaheim Ducks for oft-traded Justin Pogge and a conditional 4th round pick. (Canes Now) (Pro Hockey Talk)
The Bruins quickly filled the void left by Derek Morris by acquiring defensemen Dennis Seidenberg and Matthew Bartkowski from the Panthers. In exchange, Boston sent forwards Craig Weller, Byron Bitz and a 2nd round draft pick to Florida (pick previously belonged to Tampa Bay). (Bob McKenzie)
The Maple Leafs wasted no time with Martin Skoula. A day after he was acquired in the Alexei Ponikarovsky deal, he’s off to the New Jersey Devils for the Devils’ 5th round pick in 2010. (TSN)
Derek Morris goes to the Phoenix Coyotes. In return, the Boston Bruins will get the Yotes’ 4th round pick in the 2011 Draft. (Stanley Cup of Chowder)
Tuesday, March 2, 2010
The New York Islanders traded defenseman Andy Sutton to the Ottawa Senators for a 2nd round draft pick. The pick in the 2010 draft previously belonged to the San Jose Sharks (acquired in the Dany Heatley trade) (Hockey Or Die)
The Ducks traded Nick Boynton to the Chicago Blackhawks for future considerations. Boynton was then promptly sent to the minors. (Between The Circles)
Anaheim announced that they traded the rights of Michigan Wolverines defenseman Steven Kampfer to Boston in exchange for a conditional 4th round pick. (Anaheim Calling)
The Bruins traded forward Matt Marquardt to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for defenseman Cody Wild. (Sports of Boston)
Monday, March 01, 2010
Florida Panthers trade Jordan Leopold to the Pittsburgh Penguins for the Pens’ 2010 2nd round pick. (On Frozen Pond)
The mass exodus out of Edmonton begins with defensemen Denis Grebeshkov being traded to Nashville for the Predators’ 2010 2nd round draft pick. (On The Forecheck)
Evgeny Artyukhin goes from the Ducks to Atlanta in exchange for Nathan Oystrick and a conditional pick in 2011. (Bird Watchers Anonymous)
The conditional pick is a 6th rounder if Artyukhin re-signs with the Thrashers. (Ducks Blog – OC Register)
Bowman dealt Joseph Fallon to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Danny Richmond and Hannu Toivonen. (Paint It Blackhawks)
The Blue Jackets traded center Greg Moore to the Islanders in exchange for defensman Dylan Reese.