Latest NHL trade deadline Stories

2009-03-05 21:18:51

Ilya Bryzgalov allowed only a first-period goal Thursday and made 25 saves, carrying the Phoenix Coyotes to a 2-1 victory over the slumping Boston Bruins. Boston, which still owns a six-point lead over New Jersey for the best record in the Eastern Conference, has lost nine of its last 12 games. Phoenix won for just the fourth time in 16 outings. Bryzgalov surrendered a goal to Chuck Kobasew 7:09 into the game and was perfect the rest of the way while needing to kill off just three Boston...

2006-03-10 14:05:58

By Scott Anderson TORONTO (Reuters) - Defensemen and goaltenders were in demand at the National Hockey League's trade deadline on Thursday as the contenders shored up their rosters for the annual push to the Stanley Cup finals. A record 40 players changed sweaters in 25 transactions, but blockbuster deals were few and far between as team managements navigated their way cautiously through the 'new NHL' and its complicated salary cap system. "Done Deal; The buyers and sellers were...

2006-03-09 21:19:24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Carolina Hurricanes acquired veteran forward Mark Recchi from the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, underlining their Stanley Cup ambitions this season. While there was a flurry of deals at the NHL trade deadline, involving almost every team, none them featured the big names that were rumored to be on offer. Recchi goes from the NHL's worst team to the league's best where he will fill a hole left by the injury to Erik Cole, who is out for the remainder of the...

2006-03-09 02:51:54

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Montreal Canadiens exchanged goaltender Jose Theodore for Colorado Avalanche's netminder David Aebischer on Wednesday as NHL teams engaged in a flurry of deals ahead of the trade deadline. A former Hart trophy winner, Theodore had failed to live up to his league MVP form this season and became the subject of trade rumors. Those rumors accelerated after the 29-year-old netminder broke his heel last month slipping on an icy step and Cristobal Huet proved to be...

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