Frank Vatrano Fitting In with New York Rangers

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The New York Rangers added some defensive forward help at the trade deadline. Andrew Copp and Tyler Motte came over on deadline day, but the Blueshirts got started early with Frank Vatrano. New York got the depth forward from the Florida Panthers for a fourth-rounder. The Frank Vatrano fit has been a good one so […] READ MORE


Tyler Motte Injury Will Hurt New York Rangers

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The New York Rangers trade deadline acquisitions had done some great work since coming over in late March. Andrew Copp, Tyler Motte and Frank Vatrano have helped anchor the Blueshirts’ bottom six and taken the pressure off goalie Igor Shesterkin. However, the Tyler Motte injury comes at a terrible time. Motte suffered a “significant injury” […] READ MORE


Evaluating the New York Rangers Trade Deadline

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Depth has been an issue for a couple of seasons, but this recent New York Rangers trade deadline addressed that. It was the first deadline for General Manager Chris Drury, who clearly decided to buy this deadline. The Rangers are very top-heavy with Chris Kreider. Mika Zibanejad and Artemi Panarin. However, the Blueshirts’ bottom-six forwards […] READ MORE


What the Trade Deadline Moves Mean for Fantasy Hockey

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The NHL trade deadline is over and some players, for better or worse, have landed on new teams. Of course, with any change becomes opportunity. Let’s take a look at some of the fantasy relevant deals over the past few days and analyze which of these trade deadline moves you can use to your advantage […] READ MORE


Winnipeg Jets Trade Andrew Copp and Acquire Zach Sanford

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Eternally useful forward Andrew Copp has been traded by the Winnipeg Jets. He is on his way to the New York Rangers. The Jets have also acquired forward Zach Sanford from the Ottawa Senators for a fifth-round draft pick. To clean things up: To Wpg… a 2nd that can become a 1sr if NYR wins […] READ MORE


Three Colorado Avalanche Trades Before The Deadline

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Last year, the Colorado Avalanche made a handful of trades prior to the 2021 trade deadline. Those moves focused primarily on the edges of their roster. They acquired Devan Dubnyk for goaltending depth behind then-starter Philipp Grubauer. Colorado also acquired a pair of former Avs in Carl Soderberg and Patrick Nemeth. Each of those names […] READ MORE



Three Winnipeg Jets Trades Before the Deadline

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High expectations and middling results have led to the Winnipeg Jets being at risk of missing the playoffs. And after four years of sliding downhill from the high of 2017-18, it might be time to start over. The obvious Winnipeg Jets trades are leading off, but then it gets interesting. Winnipeg Jets Trades: New Shoes […] READ MORE