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According to TSN, the Los Angeles Kings have traded Brad Stuart to the Detroit Red Wings for a 2nd and 4th round draft pick.
3:33 pm ET: TSN link.
The New York Islanders have traded Chris Simon to the Minnesota Wild for a 6th round draft pick. (source: TSN)
Christian Backman to the Rangers from the Blues for a 4th round pick per TSN.
Update 3:07pm ET: TSN link
The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded defenceman Hal Gill to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a second-round and fifth round pick.
Gill, 32, signed a $6.3 million, three-year contract with the Maple Leafs in 2006.
According to “rumor mill” on Sportsnet.ca, the Atlanta Thrashers trade Marian Hossa to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Nothing from TSN. More info soon.
Update 2:34pm ET
Guess this post is going to be the Official Hossa Rumor Thread. TSN just updated saying they have no information about Hossa at all right now.
Update 2:44pm ET
CBC has a trade blog going today, reporting the same Hossa-to-Pittsburgh rumors.
Update 2:58pm ET
this deal has happened. Hossa to Pittsburgh.
Multi-player deal. Details will be confirmed shortly.
Update 3:03pm ET
Deal is Marian Hossa and Pascal Dupuis for Christensen, Armstrong, Esposito and a First Round Pick. (note: TSN link doesn’t mention Dupuis, but it’s confirmed on-air by Pierre McGuire; Also stated on Sportsnet.ca)
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And now, back to trade news. Hossa…?
The San Jose Sharks have dealt defenceman Rob Davison to the New York Islanders for a seventh-round draft pick.
The hard-hitting defenceman has scored 14 points in 176 games over five seasons with the Sharks, who drafted him in 1998.
Darren Dreger of TSN reporting Sergei Fedorov to the Capitals… Confirmed.
Update 1:17pm ET: More from TSN
Update1:33pm ET: Sportsnet SMS updates are reporting that the trade exchange was Fedorov for Teddy Ruth.
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Sportsnet is reporting “breaking news” that Adam Foote was been traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Colorado Avalanche.
TSN has also been mentioning this trade. More details to follow at TSN.
Update 1:06pm ET: Pierre McGuire on TSN is now stating that he believes Foote was acquired for a first round pick.
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