This week, we’re going to change things up. As you may know, the NHL trade deadline was Monday at 3 PM ET. A lot went down before the deadline, including blockbuster trades in which big names like Evander Kane and Ryan McDonagh were traded. Therefore, I’ll be trading the analysis for each ranking in exchange for a recap of all the trades that happened in the last week, with the most recent at the top (courtesy of NHL.com).

  • Tampa Bay Lightning – New York Rangers
    • Lightning Get:
      • D Ryan McDonagh
      • F J.T. Miller
    • Rangers Get:
      • F Vladislav Namestnikov
      • D Libor Hajek
      • F Brett Howden
      • 1st-round pick in 2018 draft
      • Conditional 1st-round pick in 2019 draft

 

  • Las Vegas Golden Knights – Detroit Red Wings
    • Golden Knights Get:
      • F Tomas Tatar
    • Red Wings Get:
      • 1st-round pick in 2018 draft
      • 2nd-round pick in 2019 draft
      • 3rd-round pick in 2021 draft

 

  • San Jose Sharks – Buffalo Sabres
    • Sharks Get:
      • F Evander Kane
    • Sabres Get:
      • F Dan O’Regan
      • Conditional 1st-round pick in 2019 draft
      • 4th-round pick in 2019 draft

 

  • Columbus Blue Jackets – Vancouver Canucks
    • Blue Jackets Get:
      • F Thomas Vanek
    • Canucks Get:
      • F Tyler Motte
      • F Jussi Jokinen

 

  • New Jersey Devils – Edmonton Oilers
    • Devils Get:
      • F Patrick Maroon
    • Oilers Get:
      • F Joey Dudek
      • 3rd-round pick in 2019 draft

 

  • New York Rangers – Colorado Avalanche
    • Rangers Get:
      • D Chris Bigras
    • Avalanche Get:
      • D Ryan Graves

 

  • Nashville Predators – Arizona Coyotes
    • Predators Get:
      • F Tyler Gaudet
      • D John Ramage
    • Coyotes Get:
      • D Trevor Murphy
      • F Pierre-Cedric Labrie

 

  • Boston Bruins – Chicago Blackhawks
    • Bruins Get:
      • F Tommy Wingels
    • Blackhawks Get:
      • Conditional 5th-round pick in 2019 draft

 

  • Pittsburgh Penguins – Carolina Hurricanes
    • Penguins Get:
      • F Josh Jooris
    • Hurricanes Get:
      • F Greg McKegg

 

  • Calgary Flames – Ottawa Senators
    • Flames Get:
      • F Nick Shore
    • Senators Get:
      • 7th-round pick in 2019 draft

 

  • Montréal Canadiens – Minnesota Wild
    • Canadiens Get:
      • D Mike Reilly
    • Wild Get:
      • 5th-round pick in 2019 draft

 

  • Winnipeg Jets – Montréal Canadiens
    • Jets Get:
      • D Joe Morrow
    • Canadiens Get:
      • 4th-round pick in 2018 draft

 

  • Anaheim Ducks – New York Islanders
    • Ducks Get:
      • F Jason Chimera
    • Islanders Get:
      • F Chris Wagner

 

  • Columbus Blue Jackets – Arizona Coyotes
    • Blue Jackets Get:
      • F Ryan Kujawinski
    • Coyotes Get:
      • F Jordan Maletta

 

  • Vancouver Canucks – Las Vegas Golden Knights
    • Canucks Get:
      • F Brendan Leipsic
    • Golden Knights Get:
      • D Philip Holm

 

  • Winnipeg Jets – St. Louis Blues
    • Jets Get:
      • F Paul Stastny
    • Blues Get:
      • 1st-round pick in 2018 draft
      • Rights to F Erik Foley

 

  • Columbus Blue Jackets – Ottawa Senators
    • Blue Jackets Get:
      • D Ian Cole
    • Senators Get:
      • F Nick Moutrey
      • 3rd-round pick in 2020 draft

 

  • Nashville Predators – San Jose Sharks
    • Predators Get:
      • F Brandon Bollig
      • G Troy Grosenick
    • Sharks Get:
      • 6th-round pick in 2018 draft

 

  • Columbus Blue Jackets – Nashville Predators
    • Blue Jackets Get:
      • C Mark Letestu
    • Predators Get:
      • 4th-round pick in 2018 draft

 

  • Toronto Maple Leafs – Montréal Canadiens
    • Maple Leafs Get:
      • C Tomas Plekanec
      • F Kyle Baun
    • Canadiens Get:
      • F Kerby Rychel
      • D Rinat Valiev
      • 2nd-round pick in 2018 draft

 

  • Boston Bruins – New York Rangers
    • Bruins Get:
      • F Rick Nash
    • Rangers Get:
      • F Ryan Spooner
      • F Matt Beleskey
      • D Ryan Lindgren
      • 1st-round pick in 2018 draft
      • 7th-round pick in 2018 draft

 

  • New York Islanders – Edmonton Oilers
    • Islanders Get:
      • D Brandon Davidson
    • Oilers Get:
      • 3rd-round pick in 2019 draft
  • Pittsburgh Penguins – Ottawa Senators – Las Vegas Golden Knights
    • Penguins Get:
      • F Derick Brassard
      • F Vincent Dunn
      • F Tobias Lindberg
      • 3rd-round pick in 2018 draft (Ottawa’s)
    • Senators Get:
      • D Ian Cole
      • G Filip Gustavsson
      • 1st-round pick in 2018 draft (Pittsburgh’s)
      • 3rd-round pick in 2019 draft (Pittsburgh’s)
    • Golden Knights Get:
      • F Ryan Reaves
      • 4th-round pick in 2018 draft (Pittsburgh’s from Vancouver)

 

As always, here are some matchups to watch based on my Top-12 rankings:

  • Tuesday, February 27
    • Nashville Predators @ Winnipeg Jets – 8:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, March 1
    • Pittsburgh Penguins @ Boston Bruins – 7:00 PM ET
    • Tampa Bay Lightning @ Washington Capitals – 8:00 PM ET
  • Saturday, March 3
    • Philadelphia Flyers @ Tampa Bay Lightning – 1:00 PM ET
    • Toronto Maple Leafs @ Washington Capitals – 8:00 PM ET

 

1. Tampa Bay Lightning (43-17-3, 89 pts) (Last Ranking: 2)

Last Week: 4-0

Next Games: vs Sabres, @ Stars, vs Flyers

 

2. Las Vegas Golden Knights (41-16-5, 87 pts) (1)

Last Week: 2-2

Next Games: vs Kings, vs Senators, @ Devils

 

3. Nashville Predators (38-14-9, 85 pts) (6)

Last Week: 3-0

Next Games: @ Jets, @ Oilers, @ Canucks, @ Avalanche

 

4. Winnipeg Jets (37-16-9, 83 pts) (3)

Last Week: 2-1

Next Games: vs Predators, vs Red Wings, @ Hurricanes

 

5. Toronto Maple Leafs (39-20-6, 85 pts) (4)

Last Week: 3-1

Next Games: @ Panthers, @ Capitals, @ Sabres

 

6. Boston Bruins (37-13-8, 82 pts) (5)

Last Week: 1-2

Next Games: vs Hurricanes, vs Penguins, vs Canadiens

 

7. Pittsburgh Penguins (36-22-4, 76 pts) (7)

Last Week: 1-1

Next Games: vs Devils, @ Bruins, vs Islanders, vs Flames

 

8. Philadelphia Flyers (34-19-10, 78 pts) (12)

Last Week: 4-0

Next Games: vs Hurricanes, @ Lightning, @ Panthers

 

9. Washington Capitals (35-21-7, 77 pts) (10)

Last Week: 1-3

Next Games: vs Senators, vs Maple Leafs

 

10. Minnesota Wild (35-20-7, 77 pts) (14)

Last Week: 3-0

Next Games: vs Blues, @ Coyotes, @ Avalanche, vs Red Wings

 

11. Dallas Stars (35-23-4, 74 pts) (9)

Last Week: 1-2

Next Games: vs Flames, vs Lightning, vs Blues, vs Senators

 

12. San Jose Sharks (33-21-9, 75 pts) (8)

Last Week: 1-3

Next Games: vs Oilers, vs Blackhawks, vs Blue Jackets

 

13. Anaheim Ducks (31-21-12, 74 pts) (15)

Last Week: 1-2

Next Games: vs Blue Jackets, vs Blackhawks

 

14. Calgary Flames (32-22-9, 73 pts) (16)

Last Week: 2-1

Next Games: @ Stars, @ Avalanche, vs Rangers, @ Penguins

 

15. New Jersey Devils (32-22-8, 72 pts) (13)

Last Week: 1-2

Next Games: @ Penguins, @ Panthers, @ Hurricanes, vs Golden Knights

 

16. St. Louis Blues (34-24-4, 72 pts) (11)

Last Week: 0-3

Next Games: @ Wild, vs Red Wings, @ Stars

 

17. Los Angeles Kings (34-24-5, 73 pts) (17)

Last Week: 2-2

Next Games: @ Golden Knights, vs Blue Jackets, vs Blackhawks

 

18. Columbus Blue Jackets (32-26-5, 69 pts)

Last Week: 3-1

Next Games: @ Kings, @ Ducks, @ Sharks

 

19. Colorado Avalanche (32-24-5, 69 pts) (18)

Last Week: 1-3

Next Games: vs Flames, vs Wild, vs Predators

 

20. New York Islanders (29-27-7, 65 pts) (19)

Last Week: 0-2

Next Games: @ Canadiens, vs Canadiens, @ Penguins, @ Canucks

 

21. Carolina Hurricanes (27-25-10, 64 pts) (20)

Last Week: 0-2

Next Games: @ Bruins, @ Flyers, vs Devils, vs Jets

 

22. Chicago Blackhawks (27-28-8, 62 pts) (24)

Last Week: 2-1

Next Games: @ Sharks, @ Kings, @ Ducks

 

23. Florida Pantehrs (28-25-6, 62 pts) (22)

Last Week: 2-1

Next Games: vs Maple Leafs, vs Devils, vs Sabres, vs Flyers

 

24. Detroit Red Wings (26-26-10, 62 pts) (25)

Last Week: 2-2

Next Games: @ Blues, @ Jets, @ Wild

 

25. Edmonton Oilers (27-31-4, 60 pts) (26)

Last Week: 3-1

Next Games: @ Sharks, vs Predators, vs Rangers, vs Coyotes

 

26. New York Rangers (27-20-6, 60 pts) (23)

Last Week: 0-3

Next Games: @ Canucks, @ Flames, @ Oilers

 

27. Montréal Canadiens (23-29-10, 56 pts) (29)

Last Week: 1-3

Next Games: vs Islanders, @ Islanders, @ Bruins

 

28. Vancouver Canucks (24-32-7, 55 pts) (27)

Last Week: 1-2

Next Games: vs Rangers, vs Predators, vs Islanders

 

29. Ottawa Senators (21-30-10, 52 pts) (28)

Last Week: 0-3

Next Games: @ Capitals, @ Golden Knights, @ Coyotes, @ Stars

 

30. Buffalo Sabres (19-33-11, 49 pts) (31)

Last Week: 2-1

Next Games: @ Lightning, @ Panthers, vs Maple Leafs

Quick note: one of my favorite things that happened last week was the reactions of Buffalo fans to the news that Evander Kane would be inactive for last Saturday’s game (a common indication that the player will be traded).

 

31. Arizona Coyotes (18-34-10, 46 pts) (30)

Last Week: 1-2

Next Games: vs Wild, vs Senators, @ Oilers

Advertisements