Sports Tracking every major 2018 NHL trade rumor heading into the deadline

02:06  14 february  2018
02:06  14 february  2018 Source:   msn.com

NHL trade tracker: Rumors, reported deals before the 2018 deadline

  NHL trade tracker: Rumors, reported deals before the 2018 deadline Sporting News has complete coverage tracking and analyzing the latest NHL trade news and rumors ahead of the 2018 trade deadline. This post will be updated regularly through Feb. 26.Watch NHL live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial)NHL trade deadline trackerPredators, Lightning plan for Stanley Cup pushDetails: A bunch of NHL teams are still posturing, and the next three weeks will determine whether many become a buyer, seller or stands pat. The league-leading Lightning and defending Western Conference champion Predators already have a pretty good idea about their plans as Stanley Cup front runners.

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The 2018 NHL trade deadline is rapidly approaching. On Monday, Feb. 26 the NHL will officially close its doors on trades for the remainder of the 2017-18 season, meaning we have two weeks of potential madness left.

NHL trade deadline day is usually not as crazy as the NBA’s deadline is, as most major hockey trades happen — if at all — in the days leading up to the deadline. The rumors, however, seem to churn out new names every day as we get closer to the Feb. 26 deadline.

As such, we’ve compiled a complete list of trade rumors from Feb. 1 onwards about the biggest names potentially hitting the trade market. We’ve already seen teams like the New York Rangers flat out admit big trades are likely coming as we head into the deadline, but teams like the Buffalo Sabres and Ottawa Senators will also likely be major sellers as their playoff hopes end.

Report: Nash gave Rangers 18-team no-trade list upon team's request

  Report: Nash gave Rangers 18-team no-trade list upon team's request Rick Nash provided the New York Rangers with his 18-team no-trade list yesterday upon their request, according to TSN's Bob McKenzie. He can now be traded to the 12 omitted clubs. The Rangers have already reportedly made it clear they intend to be sellers at this year'sThe Rangers have already reportedly made it clear they intend to be sellers at this year's trade deadline, so asking for Nash's no-trade list isn't all that surprising.

Here are the latest NHL trade rumors

Feb. 13

The Jets are interested in landing a top-six forward before the trade deadline.

The Coyotes aren’t shopping Max Domi, but they’ll listen to offers.

Kings have “circled back” to Dion Phaneuf, Penguins interested in Derick Brassard.

Penguins could be looking for fourth-line center, not a third-line center.

There are 8-10 teams interested in Sabres winger Evander Kane.

Feb. 12

Jeff Skinner, Max Domi among potential trade targets for the Colorado Avalanche.

The Bruins are reportedly in on Ryan McDonagh, but does it makes sense?

The Edmonton Oilers are maybe, possibly, thinking of trading Leon Draisaitl.

Senators are talking Derick Brassard with other teams, but the price is high.

Talks are starting to heat up around Golden Knights winger James Neal.

Source: Raptors not expected to make significant deadline moves

  Source: Raptors not expected to make significant deadline moves It’s looking like the Toronto Raptors won’t be making much in the way of a significant roster move at the trade deadline, Sportsnet’s Michael Grange is reporting. According to the Raptors insider, the only move Toronto will make will be for a minor-level players leaving potential impact pieces such as Tyreke Evans or Rodney Hood out of the equation.https://twitter.com/michaelgrange/status/960883051881406468It’s known that the Raptors could likely use some additional three-point shooting with the dip in production seen from Norman Powell this season and C.J. Miles missing more time than the team would like.

Feb. 11

Are the Penguins zeroing in on minor addition like Tomas Plekanec or Matt Cullen?

Speaking of Plekanec, the Sharks are also reportedly interested in the center.

Feb. 9

The Red Wings may try to trade one of Petr Mrazek or Jimmy Howard this month.

Feb. 8

Stan Bowman says he doesn’t expect the Blackhawks to be buyers at trade deadline.

Josh Leivo, Nikita Soshnikov, and Matt Martin may all be on the trading block.

Feb. 7

Will the Lightning chase defenseman Ryan McDonagh at the NHL trade deadline?

Elliotte Friedman speculated on a potential Red Wings-Hurricanes blockbuster

Could the Chicago Blackhawks consider trading Brandon Saad this season?

Feb. 5

The Rangers requested Rick Nash’s no-trade list, putting the winger on the trade block.

The Avalanche are reportedly looking at Michael Grabner from the Rangers.

The Predators have been “checking out” the Red Wings for scoring wingers.

Feb. 3

Josh Leivo has reportedly asked the Maple Leafs for a trade.

Feb. 1

The Canucks want to re-sign defenseman Erik Gudbranson, for some reason.

Bruins trade Frank Vatrano to Panthers for 3rd-round pick .
The Boston Bruins stayed active as the NHL trade deadline nears, dealing forward Frank Vatrano to the Florida Panthers on Thursday for a third-round pick in the June draft. Vatrano has appeared in 25 games with Boston this season, scoring two goals.The trade deadline is Monday. Earlier this week, Boston acquired defenceman Nick Holden from the New York Rangers for a minor league defenceman and third-round pick in the upcoming draft.Vatrano had career highs in all offensive categories last season with 10 goals and eight assists in 44 games. The 5-foot-9 winger also had one goal in six post-season games with Boston.

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