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What Alan May thinks the Caps need at the trade deadline originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington The New York Islanders, tied for the top spot in the East Division with the Capitals, made the first major splash of the NHL Trade Deadline Wednesday when they acquired forwards Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac from the …

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The 2021 NHL trade deadline is Monday, April. 12 at 3 p.m. ET. As we wait to see who will be dealt, we’ll be looking at the top names who could be on the move next week. Today, we finish with defensemen. Mattias Ekholm, Predators (30 years old, signed through 2021-22, $3.75M cap hit): As …

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The New York Islanders got an early jump on the competition leading into the trade deadline on Monday, April 12 with the acquisitions of Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac from New Jersey in exchange for A.J. Greer, Mason Jobst, a 2021 first-round pick and a conditional 2022 fourth round pick. The Devils also agreed to …

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3 Stars for Wednesday in the NHL 1. Jordan Binnington, St. Louis Blues Heading into Wednesday’s NHL action, the Blues were mired in a seven-game losing streak. You can’t really do much Sabres-inspired “winless vs. losing streak” stammering, either, as the Blues only recorded a single standings point during that stretch. Binnington has been in …

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Lou Lamoriello has called in the reinforcements. The New York Islanders announced Wednesday that they have acquired two of Lamoriello’s former associates during his time with the New Jersey Devils, swinging a trade for forwards Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac. All in on the season, and justifiably so, the Islanders will send back a first-round …

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As the public health situation worsens for NHL teams located north of the border, another U.S.-based organization has reached the finish line — or at least a highly important checkpoint — in this pandemic season. The New York Rangers apparently cancelled practice on Wednesday to allow players and staff members to roll up their sleeves …

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The 2021 NHL trade deadline is Monday, April. 12 at 3 p.m. ET. As we wait to see who will be dealt, we’ll be looking at the top names who could be on the move next week. Today, we finish up with goaltenders. Chris Driedger, Panthers (26 years old / UFA this summer / $850K …

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Just like everything COVID has decimated in its ravaging spread, the NHL trade deadline has been affected in turn. The virus has taken hold and essentially crippled the organization in the short term. While we all want everyone to get through this crisis unscathed, the Canucks situation can ripple out to the rest of the …

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Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from the NHL and around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit for the PHT Morning Skate? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports. • Carey Price will not play Wednesday night’s game against the Maple Leafs after suffering an injury Monday. They will also …

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NHL trade activity has been limited this season because of the stagnant salary cap and the requirement that traded players quarantine first before suiting up for their new team. But it could pick up with the April 12 trade deadline quickly approaching. Contenders will get their last shot this season to improve their teams for …

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