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Apr 12, 2021

New York Islanders got exactly what they needed for Stanley Cup run

The New York Islanders had three needs at this year’s NHL Trade Deadline. They needed a goalscorer, a depth player, and a depth defenseman, and before April 12, all of those needs had been acquired by the New York Islanders, who were quiet at the NHL Trade Deadline having got all of their work done before. The […] New York Islanders got exactly what they needed for Stanley Cup run - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 12, 2021

The Edmonton Oilers can’t afford to be patient much longer

Patience. It’s a word Edmonton Oilers fans know all too well. It has been brought up by many management groups with the Edmonton Oilers over the years, dating all the way back to when they selected Taylor Hall No. 1 overall in the 2010 Entry Draft. And then Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. And then Nail Yakupov… To […] The Edmonton Oilers can’t afford to be patient much longer - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 12, 2021

2021 NHL Trade Deadline Live Trade Tracker

Puck Prose has got you covered today with our 2021 NHL Trade Deadline Tracker. It is one of the most exciting days of the year as all 31 NHL teams have until 3:00 P.M. ET to make trades to either strengthen their rosters for what they hope will be a deep postseason rush, or deal […] 2021 NHL Trade Deadline Live Trade Tracker - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 12, 2021

Your handy 2021 NHL Trade Deadline primer after busy weekend

The 2021 NHL Trade Deadline is finally here. What a weekend in the National Hockey League. Ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline today, we were treated to a flurry of moves with some of the biggest names available going off the board, setting today up to either be very quiet or busy with some major […] Your handy 2021 NHL Trade Deadline primer after busy weekend - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 12, 2021

The next trade for the Colorado Avalanche should be big or not at all

The Colorado Avalanche’s next move needs to be huge. Today is the 2021 NHL Trade Deadline and the Colorado Avalanche have already made attempts to address their team needs in preparation for a deep Stanley Cup Playoffs run. The Av’s needs are not many, seeing as they are currently keeping excellent pace in a deep […] The next trade for the Colorado Avalanche should be big or not at all - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 11, 2021

Teams that should buy, sell, and watch at the NHL Trade Deadline

Who should buy, who should sell and who might be in the middle at the NHL Trade Deadline? We are a day away from the NHL Trade Deadline, and things are beginning to heat up. While decisions that will be finalized in the next day or so will impact the sort-term, the long-term is also […] Teams that should buy, sell, and watch at the NHL Trade Deadline - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 10, 2021

The odd reason the Anaheim Ducks are sending Trevor Zegras back to the AHL

One of the few bright spots in an otherwise lost year for Anaheim Ducks fans has been Trevor Zegras. The No. 9 overall pick from the 2019 NHL Entry Draft made his NHL debut earlier this season. Earlier this year, Trevor Zegras was the most valuable player of the IIHF World Junior Championships in Edmonton […] The odd reason the Anaheim Ducks are sending Trevor Zegras back to the AHL - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 10, 2021

New York Islanders: Lou Lamoriello keeps trading for his old New Jersey Devils’ players

New York Islanders General Manager Lou Lamoriello likes what he knows. Travis Zajac, Kyle Palmieiri, Andy Greene and Cory Schneider are all back together again. No, this isn’t the 2016 New Jersey Devils. This is the 2021 New York Islanders, but both teams have one constant and that’s having Lou Lamoriello at the helm. The trade […] New York Islanders: Lou Lamoriello keeps trading for his old New Jersey Devils’ players - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 9, 2021

Vancouver Canucks: Grading the Tanner Pearson extension

There has finally been some good news for the Vancouver Canucks who locked Tanner Pearson down to a new contract. It has been a pretty scary few weeks for the Vancouver Canucks who were hit by a huge outbreak of a pretty aggressive variant of the COVID-19 virus, with over 21 players and staff being […] Vancouver Canucks: Grading the Tanner Pearson extension - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 9, 2021

Florida Panthers preparing for monster deal after salary-clearing trade with Chicago Blackhawks

It could be a busy few days for the Florida Panthers who cleared some salary in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks. Full trade: Brett Connolly, Riley Stillman and Henrik Borgstrom plus a 7th Rd pick in exchange for Lucas Carlsson and Lucas Wallmark. Connolly has 2 more yrs at $3.5M AAV. Florida freeing up […] Florida Panthers preparing for monster deal after salary-clearing trade with Chicago Blackhawks - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 8, 2021

Kyle Palmieri was always the perfect fit for the New York Islanders who load up

Kyle Palmieri is built for the New York Islanders and the way they play hockey. We had our first blockbuster trade on Wednesday night ahead of the Trade Deadline on Monday, with the New York Islanders acquiring veteran forwards Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac from the New Jersey Devils for a package featuring a 2021 […] Kyle Palmieri was always the perfect fit for the New York Islanders who load up - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 8, 2021

New York Islanders: Jean-Gabriel Pageau must remain at center despite trade

Jean-Gabriel Pageau must remain at center for the New York Islanders. The New York Islanders kicked off the Trade Deadline season on Wednesday in style as they acquired a scorer in winger Kyle Palmieri and a depth forward in centerman Travis Zajac from the New Jersey Devils. My colleague Andrew Steele-Davis broke the trade down […] New York Islanders: Jean-Gabriel Pageau must remain at center despite trade - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 8, 2021

Boston Bruins now need to go all out for Taylor Hall after Palmieri miss

The Boston Bruins need to make an aggressive push for Buffalo Sabres forward Taylor Hall. We’re rapidly approaching the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday and a major name is already off the board after the New York Islanders acquired forward Kyle Palmieri from the New Jersey Devils in a blockbuster trade on Wednesday night with […] Boston Bruins now need to go all out for Taylor Hall after Palmieri miss - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 8, 2021

New Jersey Devils lose two key pieces but add important building block

The New Jersey Devils have just helped their future. It was always going to be the case that the New Jersey Devils were going to be big sellers at the 2021 NHL Trade Deadline, and they started the process earlier by dealing veteran forwards Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac to the New York Islanders on […] New Jersey Devils lose two key pieces but add important building block - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Apr 8, 2021

New York Islanders: Lou Lamoriello strikes again with huge blockbuster trade

Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac are now members of the New York Islanders. We had our first major move in the buildup to the Trade Deadline on Wednesday night as the New York Islanders acquired forwards Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac from the New Jersey Devils, with Isles General Manager Lou Lamoriello making it clear […] New York Islanders: Lou Lamoriello strikes again with huge blockbuster trade - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL