Latest NHL Trade News
It is almost impossible to keep up with the latest NHL trade news. You can only go by what you see and hear but there are some who can give a little insight into what is going on in their area of the league.
There are actually a lot of websites that compile all of the current NHL trade rumors and they offer a lot of great information as well. For example, the most recent NHL trade news that has been released today in Montreal includes Paul Byron being moved from the Anaheim Ducks to the Nashville Predators. It is being reported that it will take two first round picks to get him out of Nashville, and he will receive a three-year deal from the Preds.
Other trade rumors are coming out for various teams including Anaheim receiving the first overall pick from the New York Rangers in exchange for Raffi Torres. This will be the first pick in the draft and the Rangers believe they have already found their franchise goalie.
In addition to the NHL trade news that is coming out there are rumors going around that the Pittsburgh Penguins may be in talks to acquire Arizona Coyotes defenceman Keith Yandle from the Washington Capitals. The Coyotes are now reported to be asking for the eighth overall pick from the Caps.
There is also speculation that the Boston Bruins could be moving Brad Marchand to the Philadelphia Flyers to clear a spot for David Krejci to play. The Boston Globe was the first to report that the Bruins were looking for a second line centre and Krejci is thought to be the Bruins first choice for the position.
Other recent NHL trade news involved the Los Angeles Kings trading Jeff Carter to the Ottawa Senators. Vancouver Canucks forward Eddie Lack is the Kings’ top goalie in the Eastern Conference and this makes sense because Jack is more of a starter than Carter.
The Montreal Canadiens continues to lead the way in the National Hockey League with all of the latest trade news that is being reported in the National Hockey League. They have traded defenseman Deryk Engelland to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for Arizona’s fourth round pick in this year’s draft, which is being reported to be a second round pick.
This article should give you a better idea of the current trends going on in the NHL. Keep your eyes and ears open for the next rumours and trades coming out of the NHL.