Wednesday’s NHL trade deadline saw a lot of crazy action. Tomas Vanek and Matt Moulson were traded again, and David Legwand is (finally) leaving Nashville. Also, Jaroslav Halak didn’t spend much time in Buffalo and Marian Gaborik is headed to Los Angeles.
Let’s take a look at all of the action from a busy Wednesday in the NHL.
The Boston Bruins claimed defenseman Corey Potter off waivers from the Edmonton Oilers.
The Buffalo Sabres claimed forward Cory Conacher off waivers from the Ottawa Senators.
Ottawa re-signed veteran defenseman Chris Phillips to a two-year, $5M extension.
The Ottawa Senators dealt a third round pick in 2015 and a fifth round pick in 2014 to the Edmonton Oilers for veteran forward Ales Hemsky. Edmonton will reportedly pay half of Hemsky’s salary for the rest of the season.
The Buffalo Sabres traded defenseman Brayden McNabb, Jonathan Parker and two 2nd round picks to the LA Kings for forward Hudson Fasching and defenseman Nicolas Deslaurier.
Nashville traded goaltender Devan Dubnyk to Montreal for future considerations.
The LA Kings traded forward Matt Frattin, a 2nd round pick and a 3rd round pick to Columbus for forward Marian Gaborik.
The Florida Panthers traded forward Marcel Goc to Pittsburgh for a 3rd round pick and a 5th round pick.
Carolina traded veteran forward Tuomo Ruutu to the New Jersey Devils for Andrei Loktionov and a conditional 3rd round pick in 2017.
Edmonton traded defenseman Nick Schultz to Columbus for a 5th round pick.
Florida traded goaltender Tim Thomas to the Dallas Stars for goaltender Dan Ellis.
Philadelphia traded defenseman Andrej Meszaros to Boston for a third round pick.
Vancouver traded defenseman Raphael Diaz to the New York Rangers for a 5th round pick.
Buffalo traded veterans Matt Moulson and Cody McCormick to Minnesota for Torrey Mitchell and picks.
Nashville traded center David Legwand to Detroit for Patrick Eaves, a prospect and a 3rd round pick. The 3rd round pick becomes a 2nd round pick if Wings make playoffs.
Calgary traded goaltender Reto Berra to Colorado for a 2nd round pick.
The New York Islanders traded forward Tomas Vanek to Montreal for Sebastien Collberg, a 2nd round picks 2014 and a 2nd round pick in 2016.
Buffalo traded goaltender Jaroslav Halak to Washington for goaltender Michael Neuvirth.
The Calgary Flames traded forward Lee Stempniak to Pittsburgh for a 3rd round pick.