The NHL trade deadline set a new record today, as 32 deals were made before the 3 pm ET / noon PT cutoff time.
A total of 55 players and 25 draft picks changed hands, with teams making final tweaks to their rosters.
The number of trades (32) broke the all-time deadline record previously set in 2010, while the number of players involved (55) tied the all-time mark (also from 2010).
|1979-80||Mar 11, 1980||3||5|
|1980-81||Mar 10, 1981||12||21|
|1981-82||Mar 9, 1982||5||11|
|1982-83||Mar 8, 1983||1||1|
|1983-84||Mar 6, 1984||2||3|
|1984-85||Mar 12, 1985||4||7|
|1985-86||Mar 11, 1986||8||14|
|1986-87||Mar 10, 1987||5||9|
|1987-88||Mar 8, 1988||8||12|
|1988-89||Mar 7, 1989||9||21|
|1989-90||Mar 6, 1990||10||17|
|1990-91||Mar 5, 1991||14||33|
|1991-92||Mar 10, 1992||11||22|
|1992-93||Mar 22, 1993||9||15|
|1993-94||Mar 21, 1994||18||35|
|1994-95||April 7, 1995||19||32|
|1995-96||Mar 20, 1996||13||21|
|1996-97||Mar 18, 1997||18||35|
|1997-98||Mar 24, 1998||19||38|
|1998-99||Mar 23, 1999||21||30|
|1999-00||Mar 14, 2000||12||23|
|2000-01||Mar 13, 2001||17||31|
|2001-02||Mar 19, 2002||17||35|
|2002-03||Mar 11, 2003||24||46|
|2003-04||Mar 9, 2004||20||32|
|2005-06||Mar 9, 2006||25||40|
|2006-07||Feb 27, 2007||25||44|
|2007-08||Feb 26, 2008||25||45|
|2008-09||Mar 4, 2009||22||47|
|2009-10||Mar 3, 2010||31||55|
|2010-11||Feb 28, 2011||16||35|
|2011-12||Feb 27, 2012||16||32|
|2012-13||April 3, 2013||17||30|
|2013-14||Mar 5, 2014||20||38|
|2014-15||Mar 2, 2015||24||43|
|2015-16||Feb 29, 2016||19||37|
|2016-17||Mar 1, 2017||18||33|
|2017-18||Feb 26, 2018||18||37|
|2018-19||Feb 25, 2019||20||32|
|2019-20||Feb 24, 2020||32||55|
There may not have been any blockbuster deals, but some notable names now have new homes, including Vincent Trocheck, Sami Vatanen, and Brady Skjei ending up in Carolina. Robin Lehner is now a member of the Vegas Golden Knights, while Wayne Simmonds was traded to the Buffalo Sabres.
The Ottawa Senators got a huge haul for Jean-Gabriel Pageau, while Patrick Marleau is leaving the San Jose Sharks again.
The Anaheim Ducks were the busiest team of the day, making six separate deals.
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Canadian teams were particularly busy, with the Winnipeg Jets the exception. The Ottawa Senators (3 trades), Toronto Maple Leafs (3), Montreal Canadiens (3), Calgary Flames (3), Edmonton Oilers (3), and Vancouver Canucks (1) all did something before the deadline.
Here’s a rundown of all 32 trades made today:
- Anaheim traded LW Nick Ritchie to Boston for C Danton Heinen.
- Anaheim traded C Devin Shore to Columbus for LW Sonny Milano.
- Anaheim traded C Derek Grant to Philadelphia for C Kyle Criscuolo and a 4th-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.
- Anaheim traded RW Daniel Sprong to Washington for D Christian Djoos.
- Anaheim traded D Korbinian Holzer to Nashville for D Matt Irwin and Nashville’s 6th-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft.
- Anaheim traded G Angus Redmond and a conditional pick in the 2022 NHL Draft to Edmonton for D Joel Persson.
- Buffalo traded LW Conor Sheary and LW Evan Rodrigues to Pittsburgh for C Dominik Kahun.
- Calgary traded D Brandon Davidson to San Jose for future considerations.
- Carolina traded LW Erik Haula, C Lucas Wallmark, C Eetu Luostarinen and D Chase Priskie to Florida for C Vincent Trocheck.
- Carolina traded LW Janne Kuokkanen, D Fredrik Claesson and a conditional pick in the 2020 NHL Draft to New Jersey for D Sami Vatanen.
- Chicago traded D Erik Gustafsson to Calgary for a 3rd-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.
- Chicago traded G Robin Lehner to Toronto for RW Martins Dzierkals; Toronto traded Lehner to Vegas for Vegas’ 5th-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft; Chicago traded Dzierkals to Vegas for G Malcolm Subban, D Stanislav Demin and Pittsburgh’s 2nd-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft (previously acquired).
- Chicago traded C Nathan Noel to Philadelphia for D TJ Brennan.
- Colorado traded D Calle Rosen to Toronto for G Michael Hutchinson.
- Columbus traded LW Markus Hannikainen to Arizona for a conditional pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.
- Dallas traded D Emil Djuse to Florida for Buffalo’s 6th-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft (previously acquired).
- Detroit traded LW Andreas Athanasiou and LW Ryan Kuffner to Edmonton for C Sam Gagner, Edmonton’s 2nd-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft and 2nd-round pick in 2021.
- Los Angeles traded D Derek Forbort to Calgary for a conditional pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.
- Montreal traded C Nate Thompson to Philadelphia for Philadelphia’s 5th-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.
- Montreal traded C Nick Cousins to Vegas for Vegas’ 4th-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.
- Montreal traded C Matthew Peca to Ottawa for C Aaron Luchuk and Ottawa’s 7th-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.
- New Jersey traded RW Wayne Simmonds to Buffalo for a conditional pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.
- New Jersey traded G Louis Domingue to Vancouver for G Zane McIntyre.
- NY Islanders traded RW Matt Lorito to Toronto for D Jordan Schmaltz.
- NY Rangers traded D Brady Skjei to Carolina for a 1st-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.
- Ottawa traded C Jean-Gabriel Pageau to NY Islanders for NY Islanders’ 1st-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft (conditional), 2nd-round pick in 2020 and a conditional pick in 2022.
- Ottawa traded LW Vladislav Namestnikov to Colorado for Colorado’s 4th-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.
- Ottawa traded RW Tyler Ennis to Edmonton for Edmonton’s 5th-round pick in 2021 NHL Draft.
- San Jose traded LW Patrick Marleau to Pittsburgh for a conditional pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.
- San Jose traded RW Barclay Goodrow and Philadelphia’s 3rd-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft (previously acquired) to Tampa Bay for RW Anthony Greco and Tampa Bay’s 1st-round pick in 2020.