NHL Trade Analysis

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 of Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, and Duncan Keith. The Nashville Predators, on the other hand, were looking to bolster the depth of their lineup through
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Two teams made deals for him, but only one could end up with “The Next One”. It’s been over 26 years since the Quebec Nordiques traded Eric Lindros — a once-in-a-generation player with outstanding offensive prowess, a bone-crunching physical presence, strong skating skills, and stupendously soft hands — to the Philadelphia Flyers. The whole-package, Lindros possessed a
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For an entire decade, Brian Bellows was a staple of the Minnesota North Stars and the team’s premier sniper. Selected with the second pick of the 1982 NHL Entry Draft, he represented the franchise at three different All-Star Games (1984, 1988, 1992) and was even named an NHL Second Team All-Star in 1990. Playing in
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Beginning in 1981, Dale Hawerchuk became one of the most dominant centers in the National Hockey League and was the face of the Winnipeg Jets. After a junior career in the QMJHL in which he scored 81 goals and 102 assists in all of 72 games for the 1980-81 Cornwall Royals , he was at
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From the eighth seed in the Western Conference to the Stanley Cup Final, the Nashville Predators provided hockey fans with a wild ride through the 2017 NHL Playoffs. At the center of that playoff run was Filip Forsberg. Forsberg is just one of general manager David Poile’s many great acquisitions over the years. Since arriving
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Long before he became one of the biggest and most disappointing contracts in New York Islanders franchise history, Alexei Yashin was traded to the Islanders from the Ottawa Senators back on June 23, 2001. At the time, Yashin was a talented forward with a high-skill level and offensive upside that was clearly appealing to the
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