Who's Gonna Pull Off the Blockbuster 11th Hour Deal? [NHL Trade Deadline Open Thread]
There are a lot of players rumored to be on the trading block that are still with their respective clubs. Those include Dustin Brown of the Kings and Rick Nash of the Blue Jackets. What about Alex Semin? Do the Caps try to shop him? Will the Preds hold on to Ryan Suter? Those questions will all be answered by Monday afternoon. Here's a look at the trades that have happened so far, starting with about a month ago now when the Habs traded Mike Cammilleri to the Flames in exchange for Rene Bourque. That set the stage for other deals to be done, a lot of which have occurred in the last 10 days...
-D Nick Grossman to Philadelphia Flyers <---> 2nd round 2012 pick, 3rd round 2013 pick to Dallas Stars
-F Dominic Moore, 7th round 2012 pick to San Jose Sharks <---> 2nd round 2012 pick to Tampa Bay Lightning
-D Hal Gill, conditional 5th round 2013 pick to Nashville Predators <---> F Blake Geoffrion, F Robert Slaney, 2nd round 2012 pick to Montreal Canadiens
-D Pavel Kubina to Philadelphia Flyers <---> F Jon Kalinski, 2nd round 2012 OR 2013 pick, 4th round 2013 pick to Tampa Bay Lightning
-F Steve Downie to Colorado Avalanche <---> D Kyle Quincey to Detroit Red Wings <---> D Sebastien Piche, 1st round 2012 pick to Tampa Bay Lightning
-F Matt Fornataro to Chicago Blackhawks <---> F Brandon Segal to Tampa Bay Lightning
-F Antoine Vermette to Phoenix Coyotes <---> G Curtis McElhinney, 2nd round 2012 pick, 5th round 2013 pick to Columbus Blue Jackets
-F Jeff Carter to Los Angeles Kings <---> D Jack Johnson, 1st round 2012 OR 2013 pick to Columbus Blue Jackets
-F Jerred Smithson to Florida Panthers <---> 6th round 2012 pick to Nashville Predators
-F Marek Zidlicky to New Jersey Devils <---> D Kurtis Foster, F Nick Palmieri, F Stephane Veilleux, 2nd round 2012 pick, 3rd round conditional 2013 pick to Minnesota Wild
-F Wojtek Wolski to Florida Panthers <---> D Mike Vernace, 3rd round 2013 pick to New York Rangers
-G Ben Bishop to Ottawa Senators <---> 2nd round 2013 pick to St. Louis Blues
We'll keep you updated here until the clock strikes midnight...okay, 3:00 PM on the east coast. If you see a trade that involves YOUR team, tell us in the comments below because we don't want to miss any of the deals!