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Recap of the Day

For a handy list of all the transactions done today, The Score set up a transaction tracker that’s been updated quickly and accurately all day long.  To scroll through today’s deals, check it out here

Alternately, Sportsnet’s Trade Tracker page is also a handy reference.

For more details on all the day’s transactions together on one post, the deadline liveblog at ESPN will take you through all the transactions, minute-by-minute.

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  Tags: media, trades

Blues Trade Jamal Mayers to the Leafs

From the St. Louis Blues,

St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced today the club has acquired a 2008 3rd round draft pick, 70th overall, from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Jamal Mayers.

“I want to thank Jamal for everything he has done for the Blues and the city of St. Louis,” said Davidson. “We wish Jamal and his family nothing but the best in his hometown of Toronto.”

added 7:18am (Paul), from Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,

Blues President John Davidson said the trade of Jamal Mayers late Thursday night is a precursor of something else that could happen today.

“It’s all part of us trying to put stuff together and we’re not done yet,” Davidson said. “This is the start of something ... that’s the best way of saying it. We’ve got other stuff going on, but can’t say anything because it’s not finalized. We’ll try and get that done (today).’‘

Davidson added: “I don’t want people to think we just traded Jamal Mayers for a draft pick and that’s the end of us. The more we work toward putting something else together, the more the draft pick position could become a part of (tonight’s) action. We’re working it here and we feel we’re getting close.”

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  Tags: jamal+mayers, john+davidson, trades

Kings Trade Modry to Flyers

From TSN,

The Los Angeles Kings have traded defenceman Jaroslav Modry to the Philadelphia Flyers for a third round pick.

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  Tags: jaroslav+modry, trades

Ducks Need Scoring

From Eric Stephens at the LA Times,

It is possible that the Ducks could add either player as they have about $1.8 million available under the cap. In Sundin’s case, they would be responsible for about $1.1 million of his $5.5-million salary this season, but they would also probably have to part with either top prospects Bobby Ryan or Brian Salcido, possibly a roster player and that first-round pick from the Oilers.

Burke would not comment on specific players, but he confirmed that the Ducks are looking to address their lack of secondary scoring. As he put it Sunday, “We’re making goalies look like all-stars right now.”

more…

Update: link may require registration. thanks to Itlan’s note in the comments for reminding me

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  Tags: trades

Anaheim - St. Louis—Andy McDonald for Doug Weight

From TSN

Doug Weight is on his way to the West coast as the Blues have traded the playmaker to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Andy McDonald.

Update 7:43pm ET: (edited at 7:54pm)
From the St. Louis Blues:

St. Louis Blues President John Davidson announced today the team has acquired forward Andy McDonald from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Doug Weight, Michal Birner and a 7th round draft choice in 2008.

“We’re excited to add a top caliber forward to our hockey team,” said Davidson. “Doug is a true professional and we would like to thank him and his wife Allison for the time and dedication they have provided to the St. Louis Blues.”

Update 8:01pm ET:
From the Anaheim Ducks,

“Andy McDonald has been a great contributor for us over the last few seasons, and we thank him for the tremendous work ethic and character he brought to our club,” said Executive Vice President/General Manager Brian Burke. “At the same time, we are pleased to add one of the most dynamic passers in the NHL today with Doug Weight. His production and leadership during his NHL and international career speak for themselves.”

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*Credit to a post yesterday by Ericnut at HF Boards, for apparently putting this deal online 24 hours before anyone else. Nice job.

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  Tags: anaheim+ducks, andy+mcdonald, doug+weight, trades

Rumors Shot Down

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach John Tortorella dismissed speculation of the club shopping Martin St. Louis to Dallas for Marty Turco as “absolute s**t”. He also went on to dismiss the possibility of St. Louis, Vincent Lecavalier and Brad Richards being dealt, citing their importance to the team and suggesting management threats of possible roster changes aren’t connected with those three.

Spector breaks it all down, more trade talk too…

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  Tags: hockey+rumors, trades

The Talk In The West

from Lyle Richardson at the Hockey News,

With the NHL’s Christmas “trade freeze” set to begin on Dec. 19 and mid-season fast approaching, here’s a look at the latest Western Conference rumors….

Nashville Predators: Forget about GM David Poile shopping restricted free agents Shea Weber or Martin Erat, as he’s indicated his intent to re-sign them before next summer.

read on for more Western Conference talk…

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  Tags: hockey+rumors, trades

Could Tampa Bay Move One Of The Big Three

Spector has an analysis on the talk that the Bolts may move Lecavalier, St. Louis or Richards.

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  Tags: hockey+rumors, tampa+bay+lightning, trades

Burke Trying To Kick-Start Trades

from Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun,

Brian Burke is trying to promote movement in the NHL.

Three executives told Sun Media yesterday that the Ducks president and GM has asked NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly to study a proposal that would allow teams to pick up a portion of a player’s contract to help facilitate trades.

While Burke tried a similar move last year with a per-transaction cap of $2 million (all terms US) and a per-team cap of $4 million, it didn’t fly. It’s believed he has lowered the amount this year to $500,000 per transaction and several GMs are on board.

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  Tags: briane+burke, trades

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