Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Official Deadline Trade List

The following are deals that have taken place already today and in the past few days. We'll be updating live as more are struck:


OFFICIAL 2006-07 DEADLINE DEAL LIST:

Toronto gets C Yanic Perreault
Phoenix receives D Brendan Bell plus second round pick

Analysis:
Maple Leafs gear up for playoffs by getting underrated pivot who wins draws and scores goals. It will be Perreault's second stint in Toronto. Coyotes get an excellent return for a player they signed as a free agent when the season started.

Buffalo acquires C Dainius Zubrus plus prospect
Washington receives F Jiri Novotny plus first round pick

Analysis:
Sabres address a need with injuries to Chris Drury, Maxim Afinogenov and potential status of Tim Connolly for first round while Caps add solid young player plus a first round pick.

Atlanta gets F Pascal Dupuis
NY Rangers receive prospect

Analysis:
Thrashers add gritty winger for playoffs while Rangers sell off expendable part.

Detroit acquires RW Todd Bertuzzi
Florida gets F Shawn Matthias and conditional pick

Analysis:
Wings land big rugged power forward to boost Cup hopes while Panthers finally undo awful deal by ex-GM and current TSN analyst Mike Keenan.

Anaheim gets F Brad May
Colorado receives G Michael Wall

Analysis:
Ducks beef up while Avs get rid of controversial wing who was involved in Bertuzzi-Moore incident, adding goalie depth.

Ottawa acquires RW Oleg Saprykin and seventh round pick
Phoenix receives 2nd round pick

Analysis:
Senators pickup some more forward depth as they gear up for playoff run while Coyotes get decent value.

Boston gets D Aaron Ward
NY Rangers receive D Paul Mara

Analysis:
Bruins pickup character defenseman from Rangers while Jaromir Jagr continues to get his way in swap of defense for offense.

Phoenix gets C Dominic Moore
Pittsburgh receives 2007 third round pick

Analysis: Coyotes acquire solid third line center who can kill penalties while free wheeling Penguins get back something for future.

San Jose gets RW Bill Guerin
St. Louis receives LW Ville Nieminen, F Jay Barriball plus a 2007 first round pick

Analysis: Sharks gear up for playoff run by acquiring power forward who is familiar with Hart winner Joe Thornton from Boston days. Blues continue to plan ahead getting a solid return for player who could wind up back there this summer.

Pittsburgh acquires RW Georges Laraque
Phoenix receives F Dan Garcillo and a 2007 eighth round pick

Analysis:
Penguins get enforcer to protect Crosby and Malkin while Coyotes continue to sell in an attempt to rebuild.

Buffalo gets G Ty Conklin
Columbus receives fifth round pick

Analysis: Sabres quickly fill backup void after dealing Biron while Blue Jackets unload spare netminder.

Philadelphia acquires G Martin Biron
Buffalo gets 2007 second round draft pick

Analysis:
Flyers get goalie who could become their No.1 while Sabres finally free Biron so that he can help backstop another team and receive excellent value for backup.

Pittsburgh gets LW Gary Roberts
Florida receives D Noah Welch

Analysis:
Penguins pickup tons of playoff experience in attempt to toughen up while Panthers get back someone for their blueline in future.

Philadelphia receives D Lasse Kukkonen plus 2007 third round pick
Chicago gets back C Kyle Calder and then swaps him for RW Jason Williams
Detroit acquires C Kyle Calder

Analysis:
Flyers continue to bolster blueline for future where they hope Kukkonen, Braydon Coburn and Ryan Parent can team with Joni Pitkanen to solidify D. Red Wings hope Calder returns to form out West. Blackhawks get versatile Williams but fall short in this one.

Vancouver acquires C Bryan Smolinski
Chicago gets back 2007 conditional second round pick

Analysis:
Canucks pickup versatile pivot who can play in scoring or checking role and take draws while Blackhawks deal a player who wanted to stay. Rental?

Vancouver gets D Brent Sopel
Los Angeles receives 2008 2nd and 4th round picks

Analysis:
Canucks bring back defenseman who's familiar with system which should bode well while Kings continue to sell off parts for future.

Ottawa acquires D Lawrence Nycholat
Washington receives D Andy Hedlund and a 2007 sixth round pick

Analysis:
Senators pickup blueline depth while Capitals plan for future.

NY Islanders get RW Richard Zednik
Washington receives 2007 second round pick

Analysis:
Islanders get some offensive help to offset potential loss of leading scorer Jason Blake while Capitals get back decent value for Zednik.

San Jose gets D Craig Rivet and 2008 fifth round pick
Montreal receives D Josh Gorges and 2007 first round pick

Analysis:
Sharks pickup blueline depth while Canadiens get solid value for future.

Atlanta acquires LW Keith Tkachuk
St. Louis gets RW Glen Metropolit plus 2007 1st, 3rd round picks and conditional 2008 2nd round pick

Analysis:
Thrashers severely overpay for power forward in attempt to make playoffs for first time while Blues team president John Davidson cleans up in this one and should buy Atlanta GM Don Waddell an expensive dinner.

Atlanta gets D Alexei Zhitnik
Philadelphia receives D Braydon Coburn

Analysis:
Thrashers get some much needed blueline help while Flyers hope that former high first round pick can help bolster blueline along with Ryan Parent.

Tampa Bay acquires D Shane O'Brien and 2007 third round pick
Anaheim
receives G Gerald Coleman and 2007 first round pick

Analysis:
Lightning improve their blueline with physical young D while Ducks free up some room to possibly make another deal. If not, then it makes no sense.

Carolina acquires RW Anson Carter
Columbus gets back 2008 fifth round pick

Analysis:
Canes pickup veteran forward to help offset injuries to Erik Cole and Cory Stillman. Jackets get minimum return for guy they foolishly signed last summer.

Anaheim picks up F Shane Endicott
Nashville receives F Chris Durno


Analysis: Much Ado 'Bout Nothing.

NY Islanders acquire D Marc-Andre Bergeron plus 2007 third round pick
Edmonton receives D Denis Grebeshkov


Analysis:
Islanders get much needed power play help on blueline and somehow pry a third round pick as well for a player who isn't guaranteed to come back over from Russia making us wonder if GM Kevin Lowe had one too many scotches.

Nashville gets C Peter Forsberg
Philadelphia receives F Scottie Upshall, D Ryan Parent plus 1st and 3rd round picks

Analysis:
Predators get top line playmaking pivot to boost Stanley Cup hopes and ticket sales while Flyers get back two pieces plus high picks for future. Will Forsberg return?

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