2020 NHL Trade Deadline

New York Islanders fans will not be hearing the words “we stood pat” after this trade deadline. General manager Lou Lamoriello agreed to send their 2020 first-round pick, 2020 second-round pick and a conditional 2022 third-round pick to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau. The Islanders desperately needed a forward, and after
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Just yesterday, I wrote that the Philadelphia Flyers would benefit from adding an experienced, hard-checking fourth-line center. Today, the Flyers did just that when they acquired Nate Thompson from the Montreal Canadiens. Related: Pennsylvania Hockey – A Long, Proud History Thompson should immediately slot in as the fourth-line center, replacing rookie Connor Bunnaman. This is
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One day after Alexander Ovechkin scored his 700th NHL goal, Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan moved to add another top-five Russian scorer in NHL history to his roster. The Capitals traded their 2020 third-round pick to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Ilya Kovalchuk. The Canadiens will retain half of his salary. Kovalchuk, who
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Tyler Toffoli is worth a king’s ransom, and general manager Rob Blake knows it. There is no doubt the Los Angeles Kings general manager has had a few offers for the soon-to-be unrestricted free agent, but Blake hasn’t pulled the trigger. The delay, for whatever reason, is looking more ingenious every game and is going
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The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired forward Blake Coleman from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for prospect Nolan Foote and a 2020 first-round draft pick, according to Pierre LeBrun. This deal comes just hours after the Devils would also trade former-captain Andy Greene to the New York Islanders. In exchange for Coleman, the Devils
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