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The Hockey Writers

Sabres Trade Deadline Moves Will Signal a Rebuild or a Retool

The Buffalo Sabres haven’t just been bad. They’ve been abysmal. The organization appears to be in a complete free fall without anyone at the helm. If you’re a fan, you’ve ... Read moreSabres Trade Deadline Moves Will Signal a Rebuild or a Retool

Last Word on Hockey

Arizona Coyotes Rumours: Two Players Make The Trade Bait Board

It’s that time of the season where NHL trades are being rumoured quite frequently. The trade deadline is April 12th, so teams are evaluating what to do with their rosters. The NHL puts out a trade board similar to what TSN does. There are always rumours surrounding the Arizona Coyotes with Clayton Keller, at #6, […] The post Arizona Coyotes Rumours: Two Players Make The Trade Bait Board appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.

Last Word on Hockey

NHL Rumours: Winnipeg Jets, Columbus Blue Jackets, Buffalo Sabres

Hello and welcome to a regular Sunday edition of NHL Rumours! The trade deadline is only a month or so away and teams are busy planning. Rosters are constantly changing due to injuries and illnesses, which means there could be plenty happening over the next few weeks. Check with Last Word on Hockey frequently for […] The post NHL Rumours: Winnipeg Jets, Columbus Blue Jackets, Buffalo Sabres appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.

The Hockey Writers

Blackhawks Banter: Kane, Trade Deadline & Playoff Push

The Chicago Blackhawks have three points in two games against the Tampa Bay Lightning as they start their toughest month of the season. This week, our crew of Greg Boysen, Brooke LoFurno, Shaun ... Read moreBlackhawks Banter: Kane, Trade Deadline & Playoff Push

Last Word on Hockey

NHL Rumours: Vancouver Canucks, Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres

Welcome back to another weekend edition of NHL Rumours with Last Word on Hockey. The 2021 Trade Deadline is now within sight, only five weeks away. Teams are beginning to heat up negotiations with expiring talent, and the trade market is beginning to heat up as well. Today’s set of rumours features some currently dysfunctional […] The post NHL Rumours: Vancouver Canucks, Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.

Sportsnet.ca

Quick Shifts: Why the Maple Leafs’ new ZIP Line is ‘a juggernaut’

Why the Maple Leafs’ new ZIP Line is ‘a juggernaut,’ four contenders with money to buy at the trade deadline, Leafs doing right by Galchenyuk and eight more NHL things in the latest Quick Shifts. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Sportsnet.ca

Canadiens Mailbag: Could Carey Price be traded to Seattle?

In the latest Montreal Canadiens mailbag, Eric Engels answers questions about the trade deadline, ways Dominique Ducharme can maximize the lineup and the likelihood that Carey Price could one day be traded to the Seattle Krakken. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

The Hockey Writers

5 Players the Florida Panthers Should Target Ahead of the Trade Deadline

As it stands today, the Florida Panthers are one of the top teams in the NHL, but every team has its weaknesses, and they are not exempt from that. With ... Read more5 Players the Florida Panthers Should Target Ahead of the Trade Deadline

The Cannon

The stretch that will make or break the Columbus Blue Jackets’ shortened season

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports With an important 19 game stretch to the trade deadline, the Columbus Blue Jackets are at a crossroads – where they go over the next four weeks could determine not just the playoff race, but what faces remain in town for the stretch run. After a win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday and a victory over the Dallas Stars last night, the Columbus Blue Jackets find themselves teetering on the edge of the playoff bubble. The team has just 19 games until the trade deadline, at which point GM Jarmo Kekalainen must weigh what to do...

The Hockey Writers

Revisiting the Predators’ Ryan Hartman Trade

At the 2018 NHL trade deadline, all eyes were on the Chicago Blackhawks. A team around the NHL standings’ doldrums, the Blackhawks were focused on rebuilding their roster around the core ... Read moreRevisiting the Predators’ Ryan Hartman Trade

Sportsnet.ca

Why a Mattias Ekholm trade would make sense for Jets

The Winnipeg Jets have already made one splashy trade this season, but do they have another one in them before the April 12 deadline? One Predators defenceman seems like a logical next target. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

The Canuck Way

The Canucks should trade Pearson for Leafs prospect Timothy Liljegren

With the NHL trade deadline (April 12) approaching fast, the Vancouver Canucks need to figure out what direction they want to head in for the rest of the season. Fortunately, that decision has probably been made for the team already, even if it wasn’t one in which management and fans had hoped for. The Canucks […] The Canucks should trade Pearson for Leafs prospect Timothy Liljegren - The Canuck Way - The Canuck Way - A Vancouver Canucks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Sportsnet.ca

Benning: Canucks plan to negotiate with Pettersson, Hughes after trade deadline

Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning talks about wanting to start negotiating with his young players on contract extensions. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Last Word on Hockey

Two Arizona Coyotes Trade Proposals Before the Deadline

Even though the season still has about 35 games remaining, the April 12th trade deadline is quickly approaching. So, if the Arizona Coyotes are not in a playoff position by that deadline who should they consider trading? These two Arizona Coyotes trade proposals may not be popular, but they could help the team in coming […] The post Two Arizona Coyotes Trade Proposals Before the Deadline appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.

Editor In Leaf

Should the Toronto maple Leafs Stand Pat at the Trade Deadline?

The Toronto Maple Leafs are playing well and are on the buying list heading into the trade frenzy I have always preached that the Toronto Maple Leafs needed something. That may be depth, a defenseman, or even a player with a physical presence. After a busy offseason, the team doesn’t have any holes. During the […] Should the Toronto maple Leafs Stand Pat at the Trade Deadline? - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

OC Register

If Kings are buyers at the NHL trade deadline, who might they target?

A recent report from TSN’s Darren Dreger indicated L.A., which has been cautious with salary cap space and assets, might be pursuing a big acquisition, specifically a young, left-shot defenseman.

On the Forecheck

Thursday’s Dump & Chase: Hoping for the best, but expecting the worst

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODA Well, the injury-addled Preds play another of the division’s top teams tonight. Things continue to look grim, but at least they’ve actually managed to beat this team before. Just trying to stay optimistic here, y’all. Nashville Predators News & Notes Losing Ryan Ellis might force Nashville Predators’ hand at trade deadline | A to Z Sports Nashville*Sigh*... Things are bad again. NHL Power Rankings 1-31 poll, plus a key positive or negative trend for every team | ESPN “GM David Poile promised a youth movement, but it never...

Toronto Sun

TRAIK-EOTOMY: Who should the Maple Leafs target at April's trade deadline?

If you were Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas, what would be at the top of your wish list ahead of next month’s trade deadline? Do you go for more offence or more grit? More skill or more experience? A top-six forward or a left-shot defenceman? With the way the team has steamrolled to the top of the North Division standings,...

Editor In Leaf

Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Deadline High-End Trade Option

The Toronto Maple Leafs are currently threatening to run away with the President’s Trophy. Of course the Toronto Maple Leafs have never actually won such a trophy, so I hate to get too excited, we are after all, talking about the Leafs. But leading the NHL this far into the season is still fun, even […] Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Deadline High-End Trade Option - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Causeway Crowd

Boston Bruins: Looking at a trade for Taylor Hall

As a proud Canadian and hockey fan, it is always an exciting time when TSN’s annual ‘NHL Trade Bait’ board is released. It is always exciting to see what names are most likely to be moved come deadline day. This year’s board has some intriguing names for the Boston Bruins including players who could shore up […] Boston Bruins: Looking at a trade for Taylor Hall - Causeway Crowd - Causeway Crowd - A Boston Bruins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Last Word on Hockey

NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens, Carolina Hurricanes and Columbus Blue Jackets

Welcome back to another edition of NHL Rumours from the crew at Last Word on Hockey. We’re just over a month away from the trade deadline and rumours are starting to heat up. Teams are starting to figure out whether they’re going to be buyers or sellers at this year’s deadline, so expect even more […] The post NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens, Carolina Hurricanes and Columbus Blue Jackets appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.

Matchsticks and Gasoline

Canadian Division Power Rankings: March 3

Photo by Darcy Finley/NHLI via Toronto cements their top spot with a big week Somehow we’re already into March and we’d be talking about the trade deadline in a normal season, but instead teams are approaching the halfway marks of the 56 game regular season with things starting to settle in the North Division. Here’s a look at the power rankings for this week. 1. Toronto Maple Leafs (17-4-2, 3-0-0) Last Week: #1 Upcoming Games: 03/03 at EDM, 03/04 at VAN, 03/06 at VAN, 03/09 vs WPG If there was any worry or doubt last week about the Leafs maintaining their #1...

The Hockey Writers

Penguins Trade Options Include Red Wings’ Rentals

With a little more then a month until the NHL Trade Deadline the Pittsburgh Penguins will be one of the teams to keep an eye on. While this deadline isn’t ... Read morePenguins Trade Options Include Red Wings’ Rentals

The Hockey Writers

Red Wings News & Rumors: Trade Deadline, Mantha & More

Clearly, it’s time for the Detroit Red Wings to sell. Not because of their 7-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, but rather because the media said so. No, really. Check ... Read moreRed Wings News & Rumors: Trade Deadline, Mantha & More

Last Word on Hockey

NHL Rumours: New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, and Columbus Blue Jackets

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of NHL Rumours! The NHL season continues to roll on as we are now six weeks away from the NHL Trade Deadline. There are mixed reports about what action will be like at the deadline this year. However, that still has not stopped teams from becoming buyers or sellers at […] The post NHL Rumours: New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, and Columbus Blue Jackets appeared first on Last Word On Hockey.

The Hockey Writers

Devils News & Rumors: Palmieri, Murray & More

It might be crazy to think about, but with the NHL season approaching the halfway point, that means the trade deadline will be upon us before you know it. With ... Read moreDevils News & Rumors: Palmieri, Murray & More

The Hockey Writers

Canucks Should Think Twice About Trading Virtanen

It has been speculated that Jake Virtanen will leave the Vancouver Canucks before the NHL trade deadline. The 24-year-old signed a two-year contract with the Canucks in October 2020, but ... Read moreCanucks Should Think Twice About Trading Virtanen

The Hockey Writers

Oilers Should Target These 3 Players at the Trade Deadline

After starting the season with a disappointing 3-6-0 record through nine games, the Edmonton Oilers have erupted the past 14 games, going 11-3-0, putting them firmly in the playoff picture. ... Read moreOilers Should Target These 3 Players at the Trade Deadline

NHL Trade Deadline 2019: Capitals acquire Carl Hagelin from Kings | NHL | NBC Sports

The Capitals acquire Carl Hagelin from the Los Angeles Kings, hoping he can add some speed on the ice. #NBCSports #NHL #NHLTradeDeadline #WashingtonCapitals #LosAngelesKings #CarlHagelin »

NHL Trade Deadline 2019: Blackhawks could add pieces before playoff push | NHL | NBC Sports

As the Chicago Blackhawks fight to move into playoff contention they could potentially add a piece at the deadline according to Bob McKenzie. #NBCSports #NHL #NHLTradeDeadline #Blackhawks »

Bruins Now: B's Acquire Charlie Coyle, Try To Sweep West Coast Road Trip

The Boston Bruins keep winning. NESN.com's Michaela Vernava hosts Bruins Now and explains how the team acquired Charlie Coyle prior to the trade deadline and is dominating the NHL during their west coast road trip. For more: http://www.nesn.com/bruins/