Now that the dust has settled from the trade deadline, how did teams in the Western Conference help (or hurt) their chances of getting to the Stanley Cup Final?
Here are the additions and subtractions from each team’s NHL rosters over the last couple days:
1. Chicago Blackhawks – added center Michal Handzus.
2. Anaheim Ducks – added center Matthew Lombardi.
3. Minnesota Wild – added forward Jason Pominville.
4. Vancouver Canucks – added center Derek Roy
5. Los Angeles Kings – added defenseman Robyn Regehr. Traded away defenseman Davis Drewiske.
6. San Jose Sharks – added Raffi Torres. Traded away defenseman Douglas Murray and forward Ryane Clowe.
7. Detroit Red Wings – nothing.
8. St. Louis Blues – added defensemen Jordan Leopold and Jay Bouwmeester. Traded away defenseman Wade Redden, forward Matt D’Agostini
9. Nashville Predators – traded away forward Martin Erat and defenseman Scott Hannan.
10. Edmonton Oilers – added forward Jerred Smithson.
11. Columbus Blue Jackets – added forwards Marion Gaborik and Blake Comeau and goalie Michael Leighton. Traded away forwards Derek Dorsett and Derick Brassard, defenseman John Moore and goalie Steve Mason.