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  • Jaroslav Halak returns to practice for Bruins, will travel on road trip

    NHL.com "Jaroslav Halak joined the Bruins for an optional practice Monday after spending two weeks in NHL COVID-19 protocol. The goalie, who tested positive for the virus April 5, will travel with the Bruins when they begin a five-game road trip at the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday. " April 19

  • Analyzing Gossip on Jack Eichel, Tony DeAngelo and More

    Bleacher Report "There's going to be plenty of excitement around the NHL over the next few weeks as the chase for a place in the Stanley Cup playoffs intensifies. Even though there will be a ton of action on the ice, it's not too early to start looking ahead to the upcoming offseason..." April 19

  • Can an NHL team with high-priced stars win in the playoffs?

    The Athletic "So it would appear the NHL will make some cap era history in this year’s playoffs. For the first time since the salary cap was instituted in 2005, a team carrying a player with a double digit cap hit is going to actually win a playoff round. In fact, a few teams might..." April 19

  • NHL jersey advertising could begin as early as 2022-23 season

    Yardbarker "NHL jersey advertising could begin as early as the 2022-23 season, according to Mark J. Burns of the Sports Business Journal. However, nothing has been approved or finalized by the league's Board of Governors. Burns writes: "In recent weeks, NHL clubs have been..." April 18

  • Capitals' Garnet Hathaway assessed game misconduct for boarding Bruins' Jarred Tinordi

    Yahoo! Sports "In every game between the Capitals and Bruins this season, drama has seemed to follow.  Sunday at TD Garden was no different, as 35 minutes of penalties were dished out in a 6-3 Capitals loss. And in the third period, forward Garnet Hathaway was given a five-minute major and a..." April 18

  • 5 NHL Players Most Likely to Be Traded During the 2021 Offseason

    Bleacher Report "With the NHL's trade deadline having passed, the trade market is shuttered until the end of the regular season. Once the postseason begins, non-playoff clubs can make deals with each other, but most moves will take place once the playoffs end in July. Several notable players who..." April 17

  • NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz and Post-2021 Trade Deadline Talk

    Bleacher Report "The buildup to the NHL trade deadline is always an eventful time of year for the league's 31 teams. Even if a team doesn't complete any deals, that doesn't mean they didn't try to swing one or two, as there are always plenty of discussions being had. There..." April 17

  • Why 37 NHL goalies changed pads this year: Inside the high-stakes game of hockey equipment branding

    The Athletic "One season after winning the Vezina Trophy, Connor Hellebuyck did something unexpected for a goalie at the top of his game: He switched his pads. After using CCM-branded gear for the first five years of his NHL career, the Winnipeg Jets goalie is now wearing pads from True..." April 17

  • Which NHL teams hold most draft picks after 2021 trade deadline?

    Sportsnet "It has been several days since the 2021 NHL Trade Deadline and we’ve already seen Boston go 2-0 since adding Taylor Hall, while Anthony Mantha scored in each of his first two games with Washington. The deadline was quieter than usual with just 17 deals compared to the 31 we saw..." April 16

  • NHL Not Opposed To Third-Party Salary Retention In Trades

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Perhaps the story of the NHL Trade Deadline, since it certainly wasn’t the quantity of trades or the numerous star players on the move, was the advent of the third-party salary cap broker in trades. Three different deals were made at the deadline that included three teams, with the third..." April 16

  • The 2021 NHL Trade Deadline Deals That Didn’t Happen

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The 2021 NHL Trade Deadline came and went with relatively little fanfare. Deadline day saw just 17 trades made (a new 8-year low) that involved only 26 players (a new 20-year low). The obvious downside to a quiet deadline is that it’s not very exciting to follow and..." April 15

  • Bruins Hope Tuukka Rask Can Return Thursday Vs. Islanders

    CBS Boston "The Boston Bruins don’t have their No. 1 goaltender back. Not yet at least. They’re hoping that changes quickly. Head coach Bruce Cassidy spoke to the media on Tuesday and said that while Tuukka Rask isn’t quite yet ready to return, the team is hopeful that he can..." April 14

  • Trades That Should Have Happened at 2021 NHL Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "Just as quickly as it arrived, it's gone. The NHL's trade deadline came and went Monday afternoon with a flurry of deals—including one involving last fall's highest-profile free agent—that reshaped the rosters of the league's top contenders while..." April 14

  • Why did Nick Foligno cost more than Taylor Hall at the NHL trade deadline?

    The Athletic "No two teams in the NHL will value players in the same way. It’s part of what makes trading so frustratingly difficult as teams manage the balancing act of getting their player, but not overplaying their hand. From an outsider’s perspective, sometimes it leads to trades that look..." April 14

  • Building Taylor Hall’s confidence will be a work in progress for Bruins

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s been a while since the Bruins made a dramatic deadline trade. The one they made this year might not be as dramatic in production as it is in name value. Taylor Hall made it abundantly clear he wanted to play in Boston. He had been interested in signing there..." April 14

  • Taylor Hall to make Bruins debut vs. Sabres

    The Score "Taylor Hall won't have to wait long to face his former team. The star winger will be in the Boston Bruins' lineup for Tuesday's game against the Buffalo Sabres, Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy confirmed after his team's morning..." April 13

  • Linus Ullmark of Sabres leaves game against Bruins with undisclosed injury

    NHL.com "Linus Ullmark sustained an undisclosed injury for the Buffalo Sabres in the first period of their game against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Tuesday. Ullmark left the game at 4:54, 38 seconds after he made a save against Bruins defenseman Mike Reilly. " April 13

  • The Real Winners and Losers from the 2021 NHL Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The lead-in seemed endless. But once it arrived, the day was kind of a blur. The NHL's annual trade deadline came and went Monday with something between a bang and a whimper. There was the long-awaited move of last fall's highest-profile free agent as well as a..." April 13

  • Renting out cap space for NHL draft picks is a trend that’s here to stay

    The Athletic "The most stunning trade of trade deadline 2021, in many ways, has its roots in a deal that was consummated almost two years ago. When the Carolina Hurricanes agreed to absorb the final year of Patrick Marleau’s contract, carrying a $6.25 million AAV, in June 2019 and the Toronto..." April 13

  • CHL announces cancellation of 2021 Memorial Cup

    Sportsnet "The CHL announced Tuesday it has made the "very difficult decision" to cancel the 2021 Memorial Cup in association with the WHL, OHL and QMJHL.   " April 13

  • Is going all in at the NHL trade deadline worth it?

    Sound Of Hockey "The NHL trade deadline is always a fun time for NHL fans. If our team is in the thick of the playoff picture, we hope it makes huge trades and pushes all our collective chips into the center of the table with hopes of playing for the Stanley Cup. But is this the right approach? ..." April 13

  • Tony DeAngelo may be solution to other’s expansion problems

    Forever Blueshirts "The New York Rangers have been willing to let teams use their cap space to facilitate trades for awhile. Thus far they’ve had no takers as we’ve already had around a dozen deals coming into today’s NHL Trade Deadline. So far, many of the deals that required cap help..." April 13

  • Taylor Hall trade a smart move for the Bruins, but is it enough?

    NBC Sports Boston "  The Boston Bruins don't have a good enough team to pay high costs for star players at the trade deadline. I wrote that Sunday night. A couple hours later, I was reminded that they could pay a medium cost for what at this point qualifies as a former star..." April 13

  • NHL trade deadline winners and losers

    The Athletic "You know what? That NHL trade deadline wasn’t nearly as bad as most of us figured it would be. In spite of COVID-19 outbreaks, a looming expansion draft and a flat salary cap the deadline exceeded almost all expectations for drama and the unexpected, including a blockbuster..." April 12

  • 2021 NHL Trade Deadline Tracker
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    Follow along all day as NHL GM's work the phone furiously to make a deal! ProSportsDaily has you covered as the deals flow in. April 12

  • Taylor Hall Gets His Chance to Play with a Legit Contender After Trade to Bruins

    Bleacher Report "Eleven years ago, it was Taylor and Tyler at the top of the NHL Draft rankings. Taylor Hall and Tyler Seguin visited Boston as the consensus 1-2 picks ahead of the 2010 NHL Draft. They were the future franchise faces that were going to revive two passionate fanbases in two hockey-mad..." April 12

  • Taylor Hall seeking contract extension with Boston Bruins, not spotlight following trade

    ESPN "Taylor Hall would like a contract extension with the Boston Bruins, even though the star winger doesn't want to be the "focal point" of his new team. The Bruins traded for the 29-year-old left wing on Sunday, sending a 2021 second-round pick and..." April 12

  • Bruins acquire Taylor Hall, Curtis Lazar for Anders Bjork, draft pick

    Bleacher Report "The Buffalo Sabres reportedly traded star forward Taylor Hall to the Boston Bruins on Sunday. Elliotte Friedman reported the news, while Darren Dreger of TSN provided more details. The 2018 Hart Trophy winner has struggled for form since..." April 12

  • Where does Taylor Hall fit for the Bruins?

    Stanley Cup Of Chowder "t’s not officially official yet, but with multiple big-name insiders reporting the deal, we’re going to go ahead and assume that the Boston Bruins are adding Taylor Hall prior to the trade deadline. With Hall in the mix, the big question that remains is where..." April 12

  • Bruins get Mike Reilly from Senators for third-round pick

    Mass Live "Not long after his team’s depleted defensive core struggled badly against the Washington Captials, Bruins general manager Don Sweeney traded for help. The Bruins announced late Sunday that they have acquired defenseman Mike Reilly from the Ottawa Senators for a third-round pick..." April 12

  • Latest Buzz on Top Players and Teams Entering 2021 Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The 2021 NFL trade deadline arrives at 3 p.m. ET on Monday, and after that, in-season deals will be done for the year. This means that while teams have a month to go before the playoffs—scheduled to begin May 11—those looking to make moves for postseason pushes will have..." April 11

  • 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs start date to be determined by NHL

    NHL.com "The start date for the Stanley Cup Playoffs is unknown after the end of the NHL regular season was extended to May 16 on Saturday. The extension was necessary to accommodate rescheduled games for the Vancouver Canucks, who had eight games postponed after a COVID-19 outbreak within the..." April 10

  • 4 buyers set up to make a NHL trade deadline splash

    Sportsnet "A quick mix of the things we gleaned from the week of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. We're under 60 hours till deadline. LTIR you ready? 1. “It’s all on the table for us at this point,” Kyle Dubas declared during a Maple Leafs TV..." April 10

  • Brad Marchand praises Bruins rookie goaltender Jeremy Swayman: 'He's as advertised'

    WEEI Boston "You don’t want to overreact to a couple games, but it’s hard not to get excited about Jeremy Swayman’s first two NHL games in the Bruins’ net. After the rookie goalie stopped 40 of 42 shots in his debut win over the Flyers on Tuesday, the Bruins went right back..." April 09

  • Inside how the NHL trade deadline is shaping up as deals begin to go down

    The Athletic "Trade deadline week has finally produced some results and the first two deals give us an idea of where this is all perhaps headed. Florida and Chicago put a package together Thursday that is very reflective of the salary cap environment. The Blackhawks have told teams for..." April 09

  • Top Landing Spots for NHL's Biggest Trade Deadline Targets

    Bleacher Report "The NHL's 2021 trade deadline is Monday at 3 p.m. ET. While the big day is fast approaching, the trade market isn't as busy compared to previous years for several reasons. This season's stagnant salary cap means most playoff contenders have limited cap space. Several..." April 09

  • 2021 NHL trade deadline: Six deals we'd like to see

    ESPN "The 2021 NHL trade deadline is 3 p.m. ET on Monday. The New York Islanders kicked off trade season on Wednesday night, acquiring veteran forwards Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac from the New Jersey Devils. But there are many more mutually beneficial..." April 09

  • Bubble hockey could be coming back to the NHL for the playoffs

    Toronto Sun "Is the bubble coming back for the playoffs? Players and team owners may not want it to. But after seeing what’s happened to the Vancouver Canucks in the past week, I don’t see how the league avoids it. There’s far too much at stake. We’re..." April 09

  • Trade Candidates Unlikely To Move At 2021 NHL Trade Deadline

    Featurd "Less than a week remains until the NHL's April 12 trade deadline. Speculation is growing among pundits and fans over which players could be on the move over the coming days. Most players dealt on deadline day are slated to become unrestricted free agents in the offseason. Several..." April 09

  • Dream trade deadline fits for each Stanley Cup contender

    The Score "This year's trade deadline presents some significant roadblocks for teams looking to add. The flat salary cap, cross-border quarantine rules, and impending Seattle expansion draft are all major hurdles that could mitigate the yearly frenzy excitement. But no number of limitations..." April 09

  • Sabres' Taylor Hall open to signing extension with new team if traded

    Sportsnet "Taylor Hall, one of the highest profile players available heading into the NHL trade deadline, is willing to consider signing an extension with a team that acquires him, Sportsnet's Chris Johnston has learned. Hall's willingness to consider a new deal means, if a team trades..." April 09

  • Three Destinations That Make Sense for Nick Foligno

    1st Ohio Battery "As the trade deadline approaches and the Columbus Blue Jackets oscillate between wins and losses, they have a lot of tough decisions to make–and soon. They only have a select few players in the last year of their contracts, and with Riley Nash getting hurt, the list gets..." April 09

  • The Bruins sure could use Zdeno Chara right about now

    Boston Globe "The Bruins need help in a few places, true of most of their playoff-bound brethren, and left-side defense is among their glaring soft spots. Which is to say, gee, a guy like Zdeno Chara would be a good fit over there right about now, ya know? Big Z’s not coming back,..." April 09

  • Who was the best player to ever be the worst player in an NHL trade?

    The Athletic "With just days until the deadline, I want to try to tackle one of those questions that sounds simple but ends up being tougher than you might think: Who was the best worst player in an NHL trade? In other words, if you took every player from a given trade and ranked them from best to..." April 09

  • Dan Vladar and Jeremy Swayman provide promise in tumultuous times

    Bruins Daily "The Boston Bruins embarked on a 10-1-2 start to the season. At that point, they didn’t imagine anyone other than Tuukka Rask or Jaroslav Halak manning the nets even in a unique shortened season. But injuries and positive COVID-19 diagnosis slowly piled up, especially on defense...." April 08

  • 9 defencemen who could be moved by the 2021 NHL trade deadline

    Sportsnet "It's a buyer's market out there this year, but with the demand for defensive depth always high, might this be the position where we see the most movement at the NHL trade deadline? Anything can happen at the deadline — especially in a year as unpredictable as this, with..." April 08

  • NHL Trade Deadline preview: Teams that could make moves, players who could move

    Yardbarker "The NHL trade deadline is on Monday, April 12, at 3 p.m. ET and we are here to get you ready for some of the teams that could be in the market for deals and players that could be on the move. The salary cap situation is going to make it a little more difficult to make moves this season,..." April 08

  • NHL Trade Deadline: 9 defensemen teams might target

    Pro Hockey Talk "Mattias Ekholm, Predators (30 years old, signed through 2021-22, $3.75M cap hit): As Juuse Saros keeps juicing the Predators’ win-loss record, defensemen like Ekholm keep slipping down various “trade bait” boards. But we might as well get two..." April 08

  • 5 NHL players that are looking for a change of scenery

    The Score "Sometimes things just don't go as planned. Many NHL players entered the season with high hopes but have failed to meet expectations for one reason or another. Others have been stuck in the same situation for years or have simply hit a wall in their development. With the..." April 08

  • NHL Trade Deadline final big board: Taylor Hall, Mike Hoffman and 25 others who could be dealt

    The Athletic "This is it. The final update of trade deadline season to the NHL Trade Big Board. And it comes after one of the biggest names on the board gets removed, with Islanders GM Lou Lamoriello striking early in landing Kyle Palmieri along with Travis Zajac during Wednesday’s..." April 08