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NHL trade deadline: Latest news, rumblings and reports

The 2017 NHL trade deadline (3 p.m. ET on Wednesday) has come and gone, but the trade details are still trickling in. Our team of reporters kept track of talks between clubs -- from deals to no-deals -- throughout the day.

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March 1 updates

4:56 p.m. ET: Other than the Drew Stafford deal, which GM Don Sweeney will announce shortly, there are no other trades coming from Boston Bruins, reports ESPN's Joe McDonald.


4:00 p.m. ET: When the dust settled on a series of trades, the Pittsburgh Penguins had landed defenseman Mark Streit, while the Toronto Maple Leafs helped their playoff push by getting D-man Eric Fehr. Streit had gone from the Philadelphia Flyers to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Valtteri Filppula earlier in the day, and then Tampa traded the pending unrestricted free agent to Pittsburgh for a 2018 fourth-round draft choice. The Lightning had included fourth-round and seventh-round picks in their deal with the Flyers to offset Philly taking on the last year of Filppula's contract in 2017-18.


3:30 p.m. ET: The Boston Bruins are hoping Drew Stafford can help them keep climbing up the Atlantic Division standings. They acquired the 31-year-old forward from the Winnipeg Jets for a conditional sixth-round draft choice, sources told ESPN. Stafford hasn't had a great season so far, says ESPN's Joe McDonald, but he can still shoot and he has played better and seemed more motivated in a third-line role.


3:26 p.m. ET: The Dallas Stars have acquired defenseman Dillon Heatherington from the Columbus Blue Jackets for left wing Lauri Korpikoski. While Heatherington isn't a big-time puck mover, ESPN's Corey Pronman says that the 21-year-old is an effective skater for a big man, is smart defensively and is competent with the puck. He could eventually become a bottom-half-of-the-lineup D-man for Dallas.


3:20 p.m. ET: The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired Mark Streit from the Tampa Bay Lightning, reports ESPN's Pierre LeBrun. Tampa Bay gets a 2018 fourth-round pick for Streit and retains 50 percent of Streit's salary.


3:20 p.m. ET: The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired Mark Streit from the Tampa Bay Lightning, reports ESPN's Pierre LeBrun. Tampa Bay gets a 2018 fourth-round pick for Streit and retains 50 percent of Streit's salary.


3:12 p.m. ET: The Calgary Flames, who are closing in on the Edmonton Oilers and Anaheim Ducks in the Pacific Division, acquired 22-year-old Curtis Lazar from the Ottawa Senators, reports ESPN's Scott Burnside. The Flames also added defenseman Mike Kostka in exchange for defenseman Jyrki Jokipaka and a second-round pick. Lazar was considered one of the league's top prospects just three years ago, says ESPN's Corey Pronman, but has yet to show that he can excel at the pro level, and hit a wall during his age-21 season. He's a very good skater with decent puck skills and shooting ability who hustles on every shift and who could carve out a career as a useful third line forward.


3:08 p.m. ET: The Buffalo Sabres did not make a trade, reports ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun. Defensemen Dmitry Kulikov and Cody Franson stayed put. And pending unrestricted free agent Radim Vrbata stayed put with the Arizona Coyotes.


2:37 p.m. ET: The Tampa Bay Lightning unloaded the $5 million contract of Valtteri Filppula for next season, sending the forward to the Philadelphia Flyers, along with two draft picks, for defenseman Mark Streit. The Flyers get a fourth-round pick and a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2017 draft. Streit is an unrestricted free agent after this season.


2:20 p.m. ET: The Vegas Golden Knights are officially the 31st NHL team. The league has emailed its clubs to let them know that the Vegas franchise has official standing and is able to complete transactions, according to TSN's Bob McKenzie. Vegas can start to make moves regarding college free agents and draft picks, reports ESPN.com's Scott Burnside, but can't make moves involving NHL players until those players' seasons are over.


2:10 p.m. ET: The Montreal Canadiens have acquired center Andreas Martinsen from the Colorado Avalanche in return for right wing Sven Andrighetto.


2:10 p.m. ET: The Columbus Blue Jackets shored up their blueline by acquiring veteran Kyle Quincey from the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday, sources confirmed to ESPN. The Devils get 26-year-old defenseman Dalton Prout. The Blue Jackets are tied for second in the Metropolitan Division but have allowed the third-most goals per game in the league. Quincey, 31, will give Columbus head coach John Tortorella defensive depth and more options come playoff time, says ESPN.com's Scott Burnside.


12:50 p.m. ET: Jarome Iginla now has a chance to nab his first Stanley Cup. The Los Angeles Kings have a deal in place to acquire the 39-year-old forward from the Colorado Avalanche for a conditional fourth-round draft choice, sources told ESPN. Iginla, who has a $5.33 million cap hit, had publicly stated his desire to join a playoff team. He hasn't won a Stanley Cup in his 20 seasons, getting to the finals only once, with the Calgary Flames in 2003-04. An NHL GM told ESPN.com's Joe McDonald that Iginla can "still skate and score and will help" and another source says that the Kings plan to have Iginla play with Anze Kopitar.


12:44 p.m. ET: The Boston Bruins are in talks with the Buffalo Sabres for Dmitry Kulikov, reports ESPN.com's Joe McDonald.


12:32 p.m. ET: The Edmonton Oilers had interest in Tampa Bay's Valtteri Filppula, but the deal is dead, a league source tells ESPN.com's Joe McDonald.


12:20 p.m. ET: Eric Fehr has cleared waivers, reports ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun, clearing up some cap space for the Pittsburgh Penguins.


12:18 p.m. ET: The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward Dwight King from the Los Angeles Kings in return for a conditional 2108 fourth-round pick. The gritty winger is another complementary piece -- along with new acquisitions Steve Ott, Jordie Benn, and Brandon Davidson -- who will fill in around the edges for Montreal, says ESPN.com's Scott Burnside. Pierre LeBrun says that Habs GM Marc Bergevin still wants to do more and is not done dealing.


12:04 p.m. ET: The New York Islanders are talking with teams about Joshua Ho-Sang, a league source tells ESPN.com's Joe McDonald. The Islanders selected Ho-Sang, 20, with the 28th overall pick in 2014.


12:02 p.m. ET: The surging Florida Panthers have acquired forward Thomas Vanek from the Detroit Red Wings for Dylan McIlrath and a conditional third-round draft choice, sources confirmed to ESPN. The Panthers woke up Wednesday just one point out of a playoff spot and by noon had added one of the top remaining rental players on the market in Vanek. The 33-year-old right winger has struggled in the playoffs, says ESPN.com's Scott Burnside, but Vanek was having a nice season in Detroit, with 38 points in 48 games, and will fit in nicely on the power play for the Panthers.


11:52 a.m. ET: Colorado Avalanche GM Joe Sakic might wait until the offseason to deal Matt Duchene and/or Gabriel Landeskog, reports ESPN.com's Joe McDonald. What teams are offering just is not enough at this point, a league source tells McDonald.


11:38 a.m. ET: According to a league source, at this point there's nothing going on between the New York Islanders and Boston Bruins for goalie Jaroslav Halak, reports ESPN.com's Joe McDonald. Boston GM Don Sweeney did say on Tuesday night that he's looking to upgrade the backup goalie situation behind starter Tuukka Rask.


11:30 a.m. ET: Jarome Iginla would accept a trade to the Los Angeles Kings, ESPN.com's Craig Custance reports. Los Angeles and the Colorado Avalanche are talking.


11:15 a.m. ET: The top five players still available, according to ESPN.com's Scott Burnside are: Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene, 26; Arizona Coyotes right wing Radim Vrbata, 35; Detroit Red Wings left wing Thomas Vanek, 33; Buffalo Sabres defenseman Dmitry Kulikov, 26, and Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog, 24.


10:20 a.m. ET: The Vegas Golden Knights are expected to be officially open for business on Wednesday when their final expansion fee payment is made, reports ESPN.com's Scott Burnside. Vegas GM George McPhee won't be able to swing deals related to expansion draft (i.e. acquiring assets from teams in exchange for not selecting a specific player) until that team has finished its season. McPhee could swap draft picks for prospects. The Golden Knights can also pursue college free agents once a player's season is over.


10:02 a.m. ET: The Pittsburgh Penguins are still looking to add another defenseman, reports ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun, but aren't close on anything yet. Meanwhile, ESPN.com's Joe McDonald is being told that the New York Rangers will be quiet the rest of the way until the 3 p.m. deadline.


9:30 a.m. ET: Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney said he's still looking at the team's backup goalie situation, ESPN.com's Joe McDonald reports. Jaroslav Halak could be a target, but the New York Islanders would likely have to retain some salary. Halak and Bruins captain Zdeno Chara were Team Europe teammates during the World Cup of Hockey this past September.


8:52 a.m. ET: The asking price for the Colorado Avalanche's Matt Duchene appears too high for teams, ESPN.com's Joe McDonald reports. The only way Duchene will move is if Colorado GM Joe Sakic accepts less than the three or four pieces he's looking for in return.


1:01 a.m. ET: The San Jose Sharks bolstered their lineup with the acquisition of winger Jannik Hansen from the Vancouver Canucks, ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun reports. In return, the Canucks got prospect Nikolay Goldobin and a conditional fourth-round pick this year. The pick becomes a first-round selection if the Sharks win the Stanley Cup. Hansen -- a versatile, two-way player who can slide up and down the top three lines in San Jose -- has another year left on his deal next season, at a $2.5 million cap hit. Goldobin was ESPN.com's Corey Pronman's 95th-ranked prospect last summer and has followed it up with a near point-per-game pace in the AHL during his second pro season. He a fantastic playmaker with top-end puck skills, Pronman says, but is indifferent in puck battles and in his defensive play and has a ways to go before he can be a good player at even strength in the NHL.

Feb. 28 updates

7:54 p.m. ET: The Chicago Blackhawks have reacquired defenseman Johnny Oduya, reports ESPN.com's Scott Burnside -- sending a conditional fourth-round draft pick and prospect Mark McNeill, 24, to the Dallas Stars for the 35-year-old Oduya, who won Stanley Cups with Chicago in 2013 and 2015. Oduya is coming off an ankle injury that cost him 15 games. He has appeared in 37 games this season. The Stars will retain half of the remaining portion of Oduya's $3.75 million salary. "He's in excellent condition," one NHL source told ESPN.com's Craig Custance of Oduya. "Really takes care of himself. He's got something left."


3:02 p.m. ET: It hasn't been exactly a banner season for veteran goalie Jaroslav Halak, who was forced to endure a three-goaltender system with the New York Islanders before being waived and sent to the minors in January. Yet the 31-year-old, who starred for Team Europe at the World Cup of Hockey, has been excellent in the AHL. The Edmonton Oilers are among the teams interested in Halak, according to ESPN.com's Craig Custance. Halak comes with salary-cap baggage -- he's owed $5 million in real money next season, with a $4.5 million cap hit -- but it seems likely that the Isles would be willing to eat some of that if a team came calling.


1:38 p.m. ET: Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan has not waived his no-trade clause, ESPN.com's Joe McDonald reported. The 40-year-old, fourth-line winger, who has been with the same organization for 22 seasons, said it has been frustrating to see teammates such as Martin Hanzal and Ryan White traded away, but he maintained that he would waive his no-trade clause only if the deal were a perfect fit for both sides.


1:29 p.m. ET: The Ottawa Senators have acquired pending unrestricted free-agent forward Viktor Stalberg from the Carolina Hurricanes for a 2017 third-round pick, a source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun. The Senators added some forward depth by bringing in the veteran winger, ESPN.com's Scott Burnside said, but have modest expectations (at best) for the still-speedy 31-year-old. Stalberg has just two goals in 43 career playoff games and is now with his fifth NHL team since 2013.


12:31 p.m. ET: The New York Rangers have acquired the defenseman they were seeking before the deadline, getting pending unrestricted free agent Brendan Smith from the Detroit Red Wings, according to sources. In return, the Wings will get a second-round draft pick and a third-round selection. Smith, 28, a former 2007 first-round pick, was the second-best rental defenseman on the market behind Kevin Shattenkirk, said Craig Custance, but he can be inconsistent. "He's got everything," an NHL scout said of Smith. "He tries hard. But if something bad is going to happen, it seems to happen to him."


11:24 a.m. ET: The Chicago Blackhawks have signed defenseman Michal Rozsival and forward Jordin Tootoo to one-year extensions. Rozsival will earn $650,000 next season, and Tootoo will make $700,000. But the real news, Pierre LeBrun said, is that the signings help Chicago fulfill its expansion draft-exposure requirements. Each NHL team must expose at least two forwards, one defenseman and one goalie who meet the criteria spelled out by the league.


12:24 a.m. ET: The New York Islanders welcomed back to practice three regulars who could be the only additions the team makes before the trade deadline. Cal Clutterbuck, Shane Prince and Travis Hamonic took part in the Islanders' vigorous, 75-minute workout. Sources told Newsday's Arthur Staple that Islanders GM Garth Snow is not shopping for players who are pending free agents. Snow would prefer to find players New York can keep beyond this season, such as Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene or Edmonton Oilers wing Jordan Eberle. But those deals would require Snow to hand over prospects and a player or two off the roster, and coach Doug Weight believes the pending returns of his three injured players -- as well as Casey Cizikas, who might be able to return earlier than the three weeks remaining on his month prognosis for a suspected broken hand -- could add just as much as a player brought in via trade.


12:14 a.m. ET: The Pittsburgh Penguins' roster will not be gutted between now and the NHL trade deadline at 3 p.m. Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Dave Molinari reported. Penguins GM Jim Rutherford is trying to fortify his lineup for a title defense -- not tear it down as part of a major rebuild. But goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, who has been supplanted as Pittsburgh's No. 1 netminder by Matt Murray, is convinced that he can be an effective No. 1 goalie in this league and thus has been the subject of trade speculation. Fleury declined to say Monday whether he has asked Rutherford to trade him because "our conversations are personal."

Feb. 27 updates

9:57 p.m. ET: The Washington Capitals acquired one of the top players available on the trade market in Kevin Shattenkirk. The St. Louis Blues get forward Zach Sanford, a 2017 first-round draft pick and a conditional future second-round pick in return. The Blues also retain 39 percent of the remaining portion of Shattenkirk's $5.2 million salary for this season, sources told ESPN. In a separate deal, the Blues acquired forward Brad Malone from the Capitals for goalie Pheonix Copley.


9:43 p.m. ET: The Ottawa Senators are gearing up for a postseason push, acquiring veteran forward Alex Burrows from the Vancouver Canucks for prospect Jonathan Dahlen. Burrows, after waiving his no-trade clause, agreed to a two-year, $5 million extension with the Senators, according to multiple reports.


4:40 p.m. ET: The Montreal Canadiens added defensive depth with Jordie Benn, whom they acquired from the Dallas Stars in exchange for defenseman Greg Pateryn and a 2017 fourth-round pick. But Habs GM Marc Bergevin still needs help up front, and with big centers Martin Hanzal and Brian Boyle both off the market, the clock is ticking, says ESPN's Scott Burnside. The Canadiens have just three wins in 11 games in February, and their once-sizable lead atop the Atlantic Division standings has shrunk to two points.


3:28 p.m. ET: The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired center Brian Boyle from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Byron Froese and a second-round draft pick in 2017, reports ESPN's Craig Custance. Boyle is set to become an unrestricted free agent after this season and the Lighting have salary-cap concerns heading into next season, making Boyle's return to Tampa Bay unlikely. Boyle brings veteran depth at center to the young Maple Leafs and has played more playoff games (100) than any other NHL player since 2011, according to ESPN Stats & Information.


12:17 p.m. ET: Steven Stamkos skated with his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates for the first time since his knee surgery in mid-November. The Lightning captain did 2-on-1 drills, took one-timers and looked comfortable skating, reported Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times. Lightning GM Steve Yzerman said that joining the team in noncontact drills was the next step in Stamkos' recovery and that the center could return sometime this season. "Everything about his rehab is moving along very well," Yzerman said. "There's no complications. He feels good."

Feb. 26 updates

7:07 p.m. ET: The Minnesota Wild traded a 2017 first-round pick, 2018 second-round pick and conditional 2019 fourth-round pick plus minor leaguer Grayson Downing to the Arizona Coyotes for center Martin Hanzal, forward Ryan White and a 2017 fourth-round pick, reports ESPN's Craig Custance. It's a hefty price for Hanzal, 30, a pending unrestricted free agent, but one the Wild were willing to pay ahead of Wednesday's NHL trade.


6:35 p.m. ET: The Los Angeles Kings acquired Ben Bishop from the Tampa Bay Lightning in a trade that includes goalie Peter Budaj and an exchange of draft picks, reports ESPN's Pierre LeBrun.

The Kings will pair Bishop with Jonathan Quick in a formidable tandem down the stretch as they attempt to make the playoffs for the seventh time in eight years. Los Angeles (30-27-4) began the day three points behind the St. Louis Blues for the second wild-card berth in the Western Conference.

Tampa Bay retains 20 percent of Bishop's salary-cap hit, reports LeBrun.

Feb. 24 update

11:41 p.m. ET: The Anaheim Ducks added scoring punch ahead of next week's NHL trade deadline, acquiring right wing Patrick Eaves from the Dallas Stars for a conditional second-round draft pick. Eaves, who is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent, has already set a career high for goals this season, scoring his 21st on Feb. 11 against the Carolina Hurricanes.


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