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With another NHL trade deadline in the rearview mirror, it’s time to take a look at the five teams that did the best to improve themselves for the stretch drive.
A total of 30 trades went down on Wednesday, but few of them involved big-ticket items.
Deal or no deal?
Washington Capitals assess their needs as NHL trading deadline approaches
No Jackets deals yet, but stay tuned
Suitors eye Staios, Moreau
Enjoy Gonchar while he’s still around
First thing first: Ducks’ Niedermayer going nowhere
Canucks return to play: Hamhuis could be trade-deadline target
Bruins up against a deadline
As trade deadline approaches, Flyers man the phones
Trade deadline eyes on goalies
Kozlov requests trade from Thrasher
Thrashers sign Chelios
Lot of Huet trade rumors out there
Supply over demand
Tomas Vokoun: Keeping Options Open
Once more round the block
Moves clear way for deal
SNOW WANTS A BETTER DEAL FOR SUTTON
Panthers deal Leopold; more trades may be on way
Frequent Flyers: Source says Flyers near deal; Parent, Coburn to go?
Avalanche’s Svatos prepared in event of trade
Leafs not alone in seeking changes
Coyotes general manager Don Maloney: Team won’t give away talent
Zidlicky’s Wild future might hinge on a deal
Flames sign Stajan
Tambellini expects to wheel and deal before deadline
Trade deadline looms for Canes
Rangers hope banged-up Gaborik will play on
Penguins Notebook: Shero is not seeking an enforcer
Scoring Forward on Bruins Wish List as Trade Deadline Nears
Silly Season Begin
Selanne: Last Olympics for Finland, likely last NHL season
Jackets primed to resume seller role
Predators defenseman Dan Hamhuis hears the trade rumors
Worst part for Oilers is not knowing
Klesla might be finished for the season
Burke promises significant shakeup
By MIKE ZEISBERGER, Toronto Sun
With the help of some carefully placed scaffolds and ladders, workers were busy hanging blue-and-white Stanley Cup banners around the MasterCard Centre on Thursday, sprinkling some colourful flair and a touch of history to the Maple Leafs new practice facility.
Mark Zwolinski sports reporter
It seems the Maple Leafs’ roster changes almost every time they hit the ice, and the makeover may not be over yet.
Twenty Leafs returned to practice on Wednesday, their first workout since the NHL went on Olympic hiatus 10 days ago.
The Blackhawks rallied around their goaltenders the last time Jeremy Roenick questioned whether they were good enough to lead Chicago to a Stanley Cup, but that didn’t stop Roenick from going a step further on Monday.
Ken Warren, The Ottawa Citizen
GM Murray expected to pursue defencemen ahead of trade deadline
Pavel Kubina in an Ottawa Senators uniform? How about Dennis Seidenberg or Jordan Leopold from the Florida Panthers, Dan Hamhuis of the Nashville Predators or the return of Brendan Bell, who is now playing for the Syracuse Crunch in the American Hockey League?
Not saying it’s going to happen, but one interesting rumor making the rounds would have the Toronto Maple Leafs trading defenseman and leading scorer Tomas Kaberle to the Vancouver Canucks for prospect Cody Hodgson, who has finally overcome his back problems and is playing well for the Brampton Battalion of the Ontario League.
The weekend victories over Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay not only sent the Rangers into the winter recess with restored equilibrium, they also ensured that general manager Glen Sather will attempt to be a buyer rather than a seller at the March 3 trade deadline.
By Mark J. Miller
Keith TkachukThe NHL has a trade freeze that starts on Friday due to the Olympics and then is thrown open briefly for the first few days of March after the Games end. It’s looking like the thirteenth-place St. Louis Blues are trying to get rid of defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo before then, according to TSN.ca.
By ROBERT TYCHKOWSKI
At some point before Sunday night’s game, or maybe as time winds down in the third period, Ethan Moreau and Steve Staios will take one last look around Rexall Place.
St. Louis Blues caught up in trading buzz
Ponikarovsky prepared for trade deadline
Moreau on trade bubble as roster freeze nears
Randy Sexton just told us that he is hoping to get more deals done before the 3 p.m. mini deadline set tomorrow.
Donald Brashear unhappy about role
Marty Turco talks
Bye, Marty Turco? Possible after Stars’ trade for goalie
Carter on standby for Olympics thanks to Duck
Hurricanes GM Rutherford expects to trade Cullen first, then Whitney
The arrival of Kari Lehtonen in Dallas via trade with Atlanta has re-fuelled speculation that Stars goaltender Marty Turco is on his way out.