Must to the disappointment of TSN, SportsNet, and bloggers all over North America, the NHL trade deadline came and went with much less activity than most people would have hoped for. Here’s the official list of all 18 transactions (16 trades, 2 waiver wire pick-ups) from February 27 as released by the NHL. You can now officially set your countdown clocks to July 1.
- Montreal claimed RW Brad Staubitz from Minnesota.
- Winnipeg claimed D Grant Clitsome from Columbus.
- Anaheim traded RW Andrew Gordon to Vancouver for D Sebastian Erixon.
- Anaheim traded D Mark Fraser to Toronto for RW Dale Mitchell.
- Buffalo traded C Paul Gaustad and its 4th-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft to Nashville for Nashville’s 1st-round pick in 2012.
- Buffalo traded D Marc-Andre Gragnani to Vancouver for D Alexander Sulzer.
- Buffalo traded RW Zack Kassian to Vancouver for C Cody Hodgson.
- Chicago traded D John Scott to NY Rangers for the Rangers’ 5th-round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.
- Colorado traded LW T.J. Galiardi, LW Daniel Winnik and Anaheim’s 7th-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft (previously acquired) to San Jose for LW Jamie McGinn, C Mike Sgarbossa and LW Mike Connolly.
- Columbus traded C Samuel Pahlsson to Vancouver for D Taylor Ellington, the New York Islanders’ 4th-round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft (previously acquired) and Vancouver’s 4th-round pick in 2012.
- Detroit traded D Mike Commodore to Tampa Bay for a conditional 7th-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.
- Edmonton traded D Tom Gilbert to Minnesota for D Nick Schultz.
- Minnesota traded D Greg Zanon to Boston for D Steven Kampfer.
- Montreal traded LW Andrei Kostitsyn to Nashville for Nashville’s 2nd-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft and Montreal’s 5th-round pick in 2013 (conditionally acquired by Nashville in a previous trade).
- NY Islanders traded RW Brian Rolston and D Mike Mottau to Boston for D Marc Cantin and C Yannick Riendeau.
- Ottawa traded D Brian Lee to Tampa Bay for D Matt Gilroy.
- Tampa Bay traded RW Carter Ashton to Toronto for D Keith Aulie.
- Winnipeg traded D Johnny Oduya to Chicago for Chicago’s 2nd- and 3rd-round picks in the 2013 NHL Draft.