If not, wellthings might get ugly all around. Grading the trade deadline when it's an Eastern Conference team versus a Western Conference team requires a curve. An example of data being processed may be a unique identifier stored in a cookie. Kane hasn't played since Feb. 22, and he has been away from the Blackhawks as he waits for a deal to happen. As the trade deadline approaches, the Los Angeles Kings have been linked to several players, including one of the hottest names on the market: Jakob Chychrun. #stlblues DETAILS >>> https://t.co/uNH9NKStzM pic.twitter.com/WsCxhXQbN6. Anaheim Ducks - Rickard Rakell Arizona Coyotes - Conor Garland Boston Bruins - Jake DeBrusk Buffalo Sabres - Sam Reinhart Calgary Flames - Noah Hanifin Carolina Hurricanes - Warren Foegele He likely will fit in on the Blues' third line and should give the team some nice depth among their bottom-six forwards for a relatively low price tag. There's a chance Sandin becomes a vital piece of the Capitals' blue line for a long time to come. With Ekholm now in the mix, Edmonton looks more like a serious Stanley Cup contender in the Western Conference. the issue is, since the deal has two years left after the conclusion of this season, moving Petersen is easier said than done. Hockey as a business can be cruel, but to deal a player whose number is probably going to hang in the rafters in the future is bonkers. The Rangers, meanwhile, really leaned into the "Broadway" part of being called the Broadway Blueshirts when they added Vladimir Tarasenko and Patrick Kane while not really having to give up too much. 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This means that the Leafs have possessed the puck more than their opponent and been expected to outscore their opponent with him on the ice. The fact that he remains under contract with the club until 2024-25, and is only 24 years old, makes him a more intriguing option for a potential suitor. On Friday, the Penguins acquired forward Nick Bonino in a three-team trade with the San Jose Sharks and Montreal Canadiens. Los Angeles has confirmed the deal as well. If the Kings do end up dealing Brown, Athanasiou, or Vilardi in a deal for a defenseman, it wouldnt necessarily be in a one-for-one trade. The Jets are battling at the top of the Central Division and adding a player of Niederreiter's caliber should really give a boost to Winnipeg's forward group. Anaheim and San Jose by comparison didn't really put in a ton of effort. Kane is in the midst of a disappointing season by his standards, but that could easily be attributed to the lack of talent around him in Chicago. In the decisive Game 5, Eller scored the game-winning goal for Washington with just 7:37 remaining in the third period. That said, the trade deadline was the time to start rearranging the roster to prepare for the offseason. Rumors were that the Oilers had kicked tires on the defenseman but with them out of the market on him now, it is believed that Parayko will stay in St. Louis. His .868 save percentage this season and .895 last year is simply too big of a cloud over his head for him to be a simple player to move. On Tuesday, he brought in Luke Schenn while sending out Pierre Engvall and Rasmus Sandin. Get NHL rumors, news and NHL fantasy predictions in your inbox. On Friday, the Flyers traded forward Zack MacEwen to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for forward Brendan Lemieux and a 2024 fifth-round pick. Something the Oilers are criticized for perpetually is their defense, and they addressed that by trading for Mattias Ekholm from Nashville. A couple of teams checking in on Alex Turcottes availability. Giving their depth lines some extra size and talent can only help them. The Sabres sent a 2023 second-round pick and a 2024 fifth-round pick to the Wild in the deal. However, according to The Athletic's Pierre LeBrun, talks between both sides broke down in December. After missing out on Timo Meier, the Carolina Hurricanes were still trying to upgrade their forward group. Frank Seravalli reports, To say Jonathan Quick is unhappy with the trade, Im told, is an understatement. The entire #LAKings team was a bit down after the game, a win, and you could understandably see it in Anze Kopitars face after a 4-goal night. All Rights Reserved. The entire season for the Flyers has been a slog, and perhaps they've got their eyes on making moves during the NHL draft in June or perhaps even free agency, but it's difficult to trust the process that's going on. The Arizona Coyotes have had Jakob Chychrun sitting on the trade block for well over a year now, and they have finally dealt him to the Ottawa Senators in a major deal just two days before the deadline. On Sunday, the Lightning acquired forward Tanner Jeannot from the Nashville Predators in exchange for: Jeannot, 25, is in the final season of a two-year contract and can become a restricted free agent this summer. 1)A Quality Goalie:As mentioned, Copley has stolen the show in Los Angeles with his impressive record through 23 games. The 29-year-old is a rental as he's set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. That said, if the LA Kings presented an enticing offer for Colorado, I am sure that Avs general manager Joe Sakic would be open to the . The Edmonton Oilers continue to surround Connor McDavid and company with talent. Lakers RUMORS. I agree to receive the "CBS Sports HQ Newsletter" and marketing communications, updates, special offers (including partner offers), and other information from CBS Sports and the Paramount family of companies. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: The Tampa Bay Lightning could trade out of the first round as they don't have a second or third. Hes an older player at 30 years old, and he shoots right rather than left. Where does each team stand, and what moves should they be looking to make? Eller has spent that last seven seasons with the Capitals, and he came up clutch in the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. In just a few weeks, the Rangers have added all kinds of offensive firepower on the wings. Five hypothetical trade that may make some sense, and a top 25 NHL trade board. Michael DeRosa Thursday, January 20, 2022 Los Angeles Kings. They also sent checking forward Teddy Blueger to Vegas for a 2024 third and a player but brought back Nick Bonino from San Jose for a 2024 fifth and a 2023 seventh to maybe be their fourth-line center. The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Max Domi and goaltender Dylan Wells to the Dallas Starsin exchange for goaltender Anton Khudobin and a 2025 second-round pick. Meier is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer and the Devils don't have any type of contract extension in place as of right now. The Tampa Bay Lightning have been to three consecutive Stanley Cup Finals, so being active at the trade deadline isn't a big surprise. #NHLTradeDeadline pic.twitter.com/21q1kLT8DF. If LA isnt on that list, he could be a good option. 1)Left-Shot Defenseman:While most might look at the performance of the Kings goalies and say that that position is undoubtedly their top need, 31-year-old Pheonix Copley just signed a contract extension and has a 17-3-1 record this season. February 21, 2023 at 8:01 pm CDT | by Ethan Hetu 10 Comments, The trade deadline looms and is now less than two weeks away. The Rangers hold two players out last night. Vladislav Namestnikov is rivaling Jonathan Quick for the title of the most travelled man in the NHL this week. They're very simple. The arms race in the Eastern Conference before the deadline was truly incredible to see. This trade allows the Oilers to create some more salary cap space while rumors swirl that they are in the market for a top-four defenseman. However, only one of them can do it. The Pittsburgh Penguins are brining backing a familiar face. ET on Friday. Probably not, but they did. After weeks of speculation, Patrick Kane has now been traded to the New York Rangers. Adding a capable top-four (or better) left-shot blueliner would do wonders for the overall makeup of their lineup. Although Copley has been impressive, Varlamov has a proven NHL track record and could contend for the top spot for the club. Log in Register, Pro Hockey Rumors is not affiliated with National Hockey League, NHL or NHL.com, have made a deadline-season goalie acquisition before, Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire Jake McCabe, Sam Lafferty, Barry Trotz Will Replace David Poile As Predators GM, Nashville Predators Extend Kevin Lankinen, Ondrej Kase Not Expected To Play This Season, New York Rangers Acquire Anton Blidh, Wyatt Kalynuk, Nashville Predators Acquire Rasmus Asplund. TRADE The #Oilers have acquired defenceman Mattias Ekholm & a 2024 sixth-round pick from the Nashville Predators in exchange for defenceman Tyson Barrie, forward Reid Schaefer, a 2023 first-round pick & a 2024 fourth-round pick.#LetsGoOilers pic.twitter.com/Z3oOv0s22f. Justin Holl is another Maple Leaf that could be an option for the Kings. Instead, the Flyers' only moves at the deadline, or even anytime close to the deadline, were trading Patrick Brown to Ottawa for a 2023 sixth-round pick and sending rugged forward Zack MacEwen to Los Angeles for upcoming UFA Brendan Lemieux and a 2024 fifth-round pick. NHL trade deadline big board. This is a team that has been ramping up for true contention for quite a bit of time now, and might just be ready to take their first big swing. Sharks anticipate Erik Karlsson will remain. These are not rumors, just players that would target and being as realistic as possible. The #Canes have acquired Shayne Gostisbehere from Arizona in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2026 NHL Draft.Full Details https://t.co/cpXTVdG6si pic.twitter.com/iIQIrBtOrj. Below is a recap of the moves that were made. MacEwen, 26, has racked up four goals and five assists in 46 games with the Flyers throughout the 2022-23 season. 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At 35 years old, and with an expiring contract with a $3,666,667 salary cap hit, the Senators may be happy to move him for anything. The Jets will be Namestnikov's eighth NHL team in his 10-year NHL career. Some of the early contenders for Jakob Chychrun have moved on but there are still plenty of teams that are interested. The Philadelphia Flyers made their first in what could be a flurry of moves on deadline day. NHL Injuries Did they need to get a point-scoring, puck-rushing defenseman who helped the Capitals win the Stanley Cup in 2018? Schenn is a big-bodied defenseman who provides a physical presence, but he has had a rough 2022-23 season in Vancouver. Lazar gives the Devils some depth up the middle behind the likes of Jack Hughes, Nico Hischier, and Erik Haula. Your NHL Trade Rumors source. After battling through injury to get to the NHL, he put up seven points in his first 10 NHL games in the 2019-20 season. Lafferty has 21 points (10 goals, 11 assists) in 51 games this season and is signed through the 2023-24 campaign. Bjugstad will be an unrestricted free agent this summer. The Oilers have had trouble keeping the puck out of their own net this season, but Ekholm will help stop the bleeding. If Arizona plays its cards right, it would ice a very competitive team in a few seasons. According to TSN's Darren Dreger, Edmonton has expressed interest in Arizona's Jacob Chychrun, Nashville's Mattias Ekholm, and Columbus' Vladislav Gavrikov. According to Eric Duhatschek of The Athletic, the Los Angeles Kings may end up moving Gabriel Vilardi at the trade deadline. For the first time in several seasons, the Los Angeles Kings are fighting for a playoff spot. The Flyers have a center in Kevin Hayes who has seemingly been in coach John Tortorella's bad graces for most of the season. Engvall, now in his fourth NHL season, gives the Isles a strong defensive forward. NHL Rumors: LA Kings to Target Detroit Red Wings' Goalie. While the young defenseman has been linked to several teams, including the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins, a move to the Kings may be the most likely. NHL trade deadline guides for all 32 teams for 2023 ESPN "The NHL trade deadline is Friday at 3 p.m. They are trying to possibly move Alex Killorn. It's already been an active trade season, with players such as Bo Horvat, Ryan O'Reilly, Vladimir Tarasenko, Dmitry Orlov and Timo Meier joining new teams. At this trade deadline, the Kings could look to follow that model with Turcotte, except with the return likely coming in the form of a useful player rather than a top draft choice. Bertuzzi gives the Bruins another weapon on their second or third line. For the second time this week, Jonathan Quick is on the move. The Blue Jackets had acquired Quick on Tuesday along with a 2023 first-round pick and a 2023 third-round pick from the Kings in exchange for defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov and goalie Joonas Korpisalo. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) By Andrew Knoll | The Kings are in a big-time battle with Vegas, Seattle and Edmonton for playoff seeding. For the past few seasons, it just hasn't worked out right for Puljujrvi in Edmonton. There are some teams still keeping tabs on the defenseman, but one GM told LeBrun that if the Coyotes dont change their price, Chychrun might not move and GM Bill Armstrong is comfortable with that. Six of the seven best teams in the NHL reside in the East (entering Friday), and they all have designs on winning the Stanley Cup. The Carolina Hurricanes have added some more offensive firepower to their blue line. If LA doesn't want to spend too much money. Considering the Islanders' struggles at that end of the ice this year, Engvall should help them address a need, and he can make some plays at the offensive end as well. The first-round pick going to Toronto is the one Washington got from the Boston Bruins in the Dmitry Orlov trade just last week. Gostisbehere has spent the past two seasons with the Coyotes after the team acquired him from the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2021 offseason. Columbus eventually moved Vladislav Gavrikov and Joonas Korpisalo to the Kings for a first-round pick, a third-round pick and goalie Jonathan Quick and then spun Quick to Vegas. The Pens are in the middle of a battle for the wild card in the Eastern Conference, and their core isn't getting younger. Netminders such as Joonas Korpisalo, Semyon Varlamov, Cam Talbot, or even Karel Vejmelka could be available and each would present a solid investment for a team with a shaky-at-best situation at the games most important position. We and our partners use data for Personalised ads and content, ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. In addition to Lafferty and McCabe, Toronto received a 2024 fifth-round pick and a 2025 fifth-round pick in the deal, The Devils sent a 2023 first-round pick, a conditional 2024 first-round pick, forwards. In his piece, Duhatschek notes that Los Angeles' extreme depth down the middle could make Vilardi expendable. The Hurricanes were one of the teams looking at Adam Henrique. The Los Angeles Kings have quietly been enjoying a solid season, posting a 32-19-7 record through 58 games this season. Hronek is already tied for his career high in goals, and he is on track to set a new career high in assists too. You could say the same about the Penguins. Kane won't suit up for the Blackhawks leading up to Friday's trade deadline. The most obvious of the Kings trade chips can be identified by taking just a quick look at the teams cap sheet. That pick wasn't theirs too long because it was sent to Detroit to acquire defenseman Filip Hronek. The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded defenseman Rasmus Sandin to the Washington Capitals in exchange for defenseman Erik Gustafsson and a 2023 first-round pick. 2023 nhltraderumor.com. Petersen will be a tough one for the Kings to trade. The Boston Bruins have been an absolute juggernaut this season. In exchange for Chychrun, the Coyotes received: Chychrun is a legitimate top-pairing defenseman with a very reasonable $4.6 million cap hit, and the Senators just got him for an incredibly modest price. Now, adding Stecher does not remove the Kings from making further deadline additions on the back end, particularly when it comes to long-term pieces like Chychrun. Looking for some kind of help in goal at the deadline would've behooved the Kings, and they were also hunting some help on defense. Their big trade was adding Mikael Granlund from Nashville for a 2023 second to be their new third-line center (if he's not on a wing in the top-six). On Friday, the New Jersey Devils acquired center Curtis Lazar from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for a 2024 fourth-round pick. But the Penguins are thin up front and on defense and don't have much in the way of prospects on the way. In exchange for Kane, the Blackhawks will receive a 2023 conditional second-round pick and a 2023 fourth-round pick. One of the teams that put in a respectable effort out west was the Edmonton Oilers. Related: LA Kings 2021-22 Season Preview: Defensive Pairings Projection. The salary cap table below will show the AVV for each Kings player. Now he heads to Carolina where there are plenty of Finnish countrymen to help him blend in and perhaps unlock his potential in the NHL. Online Hockey Pool Browse to the LA Kings Salary Cap information page to view the Kings cap situation. If the Rangers reach the Eastern Conference Finals, the conditional second-round pick becomes a first-round pick in 2024 or 2025. LA Kings cap space 2022. The Oilers rank first in the NHL with 232 goals scored, but they rank 22nd with 204 goals allowed. We also have Kings trade rumors, news, records, injuries to checkout on our website. The 28-year-old has been struggling immensely this season, as his .868 SV% and 3.75 GAA show quite effectively. The Wild are in need of supplementary scoring as the playoffs approach, and Johansson should give them some of that, but they may still need to make a bigger splash to move the needle atop the Western Conference. He currently has a six-game point streak, so he certainly is helping raise his trade value in the process. Bonino won back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Penguins in 2016 and 2017 and registered 27 goals and 39 assists in 143 regular-season games during that time. If a deal can be struck, Alex Turcotte could be one of the players who leaves. That said, Dubas has armed himself with the tools to improve. Dreger writes, Bill Armstrong is back to the drawing board working on landing spots for Chychrun.. But the main capital acquired were draft picks, and they increased their kitty by five over the past month, including a 2025 conditional first and a pair of conditional seconds. Manson also has the highest salary of the players on this list; his AAV sits at $4.1 million, but he will be a UFA next season. The St. Louis Blues have added a veteran to their forward group. Are they done making moves? Teams still in on James van, The Coyotes weren't interested/able to retain salary on Jakob Chychrun or take back a, Are the Boston Bruins done? Kings News & Rumors: Clarke Suspended, Edler Returns, & More March 17, 2022 by Austin Stanovich In this edition of Los Angeles Kings News & Rumors, I'll be discussing 2021 first-round. LA Kings Rumor Roundup. Hronek is a strong offensive defenseman, and he is having the best season of his career. Mark Easson 02/27/2023 2 minute read NHL Rumors NHL Trade Deadline The Los Angeles Kings are in a battle in the western conference to make the playoffs as they've surprised a lot of teams this season. Manage Settings They have been one of the teams rumored to be in on the Jakob Chychrun trade talks, but with an ask like that of what the Buffalo Sabres looked for in the Jack Eichel trade, it may not be feasible or the right move for the Kings to pursue him. The superstar factor of the Rangers will ensure that every game is worth watching, but they're looking at facing either the New Jersey Devils or Carolina Hurricanes in the first round. Now what for Blue Jackets defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov. Chicago had a hand in helping out a few teams by a) supplying them with top talent (Kane to the Rangers; McCabe and Lafferty to the Maple Leafs; Max Domi to Dallas), b) assisting them in taking on salary to help facilitate other trades or c) just straight-up taking a guy with a big contract (like Nikita Zaitsev from Ottawa). There arent many teams across the NHL who can afford to take in money with term without moving money out to match. The LA Kings are in the second half of their 2022-23 campaign and currently sit in second place in the Pacific Division. Edmonton made three moves, addressing key concerns with all of them. Meanwhile, Lemieux, 26, had registered three assists in 27 games this season and will be an unrestricted free agent this summer. We and our partners use data for Personalised ads and content, ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. Josh Manson is unique to the other players on this list in that he may not even be an option for the Kings; his contract has had a modified-no trade clause since the 2019-20 season, allowing him to submit a 12-team no-trade list. Heck, two of those top teams won't even get out of the first round of the playoffs. Holland also talking with CBJ and Nashville on Gavrikov and Ekholm. The #Canes have acquired Jesse Puljujarvi from the Oilers in exchange for Patrik Puistola.Full Details https://t.co/93KLVjpf2g pic.twitter.com/I4rzhkro4W.