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Spector at FoxSports,
The Colorado Avalanche wasted little time replacing Brad May, whom they dealt earlier today to the Anaheim Ducks, by bringing back tough guy Scott Parker from the San Jose Sharks for a draft pick.
TSN reports Mattias Norstrom has been traded but waiting for details.
Update 3:54pm ET:
From TSN—Norstrom a Dallas Star
The Los Angeles Kings have traded captain and defenceman Mattias Norstrom to the Dallas Stars.
Norstrom, 34, joined the Kings in the 1995-96 season and had the longest term of consecutive service on the team.
Over, but trades may trickle in.
Update 3:10 pm ET (Alanah):
Regarding trades already reported, details will be added to the posts below as information is available.
Keep checking those posts as well.
From James Mirtle, Globe & Mail,
The Atlanta Thrashers continued to wheel and deal close to the deadline, acquiring scoring forward Pascal Dupuis from the New York Rangers.
Update 3:06pm ET:
From John Dellapina’s Blueshirts Blog at the NY Daily News,
Moving quickly, the Rangers have seen what Pascal Dupuis can do and decided to pass him on…
...to Atlanta for Alex Bourret, who is reputed to be the Thrashers’ top prospect.
Yanic Perreault to the Leafs for Brendan Bell and a 2nd rounder, per TSN.
Caps trade Zubrus to Sabres and a minor leaguer for a 1st and Novotny. per TSN
Update 2:38pm ET:
The Washington Capitals traded centre Dainius Zubrus and defenceman Timo Helbling on Tuesday to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Jiri Novotny.
Zubrus, who signed a two-year, $2.9 million contract with the Capitals in August of 2005, is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent this summer.
per TSN, Not official yet, league has to approve, very conditional… medical issues still need to be talked about..
Teams have agreed but issues still need to worked out.
added 2:18pm, per TSN, Wings will give up a conditional and a prospect.
added 2:23pm, TSN link...
update 2:28pm, Official per TSN.
update 2:45pm, A few words from Abel to Yzerman on this deal.
Brad May to the Ducks from the Avs… nothing on the other side yet, per TSN.
added 2:09pm, from the Colorado Avalanche,
The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that it has acquired goaltender Michael Wall from the Anaheim Ducks. In return for his services, the Avalanche sent forward Brad May to Anaheim
Saprykin to Ottawa from Phoenix for a 2nd… missed other pick, per TSN…
added 1:59pm, Ottawa also gets a late round pick.
from William Houston of the Globe and Mail,
TSN beat Sportsnet on the Bill Guerin trade to San Jose Sharks from St. Louis Blues. It was also the first to nail the Martin Biron deal from Buffalo to Philadelphia earlier in the morning.
While TSN giving us the goods on the trade involving Guerin, the big fish in yesterday’s derby, Sportsnet was attempting to convey a party atmosphere replete with balloons, models and pizza.
Up against TSN’s breaking news on Guerin, Sportsnet aired a feature on Bill Watters reminiscing about the Toronto Maple Leafs’ failed attempt to acquire Eric Lindros several years ago….
The first battle of the trade deadline was fought overnight, beginning with TSN’s Bob McKenzie reporting that Florida Panther Gary Roberts had waived his no-trade clause to join Pittsburgh.
Eklund, the hockey blogger who did some work for Sportsnet yesterday, disputed the report. He posted a message on his blog stating that Roberts had not waived the clause. “Listen, this is the deal, kids,” he told his readers. “I am not an idiot. Do you think I want to post something so contrary to so many people who I respect?”
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