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NHL Trade Deadline Review 2016

NHL Trade Deadline Review 2016
With the trade deadline now past, we'll take a look at some of the trade results and analyse how the Stanley Cup odds of different NHL teams have changed.

Trading players may either increase or decrease the odds of a sports team when it comes to a championship run. Before Feb 29th, rumors arose throughout the NHL about the potential relocation of certain players.


Bovada’s Current Stanley Cup Odds

Team Before Deadline After Deadline
Washington Capitals +400 +450
Chicago Blackhawks +500 +500
Dallas Stars +900 +1000
Los Angeles Kings +900 +1100
Anaheim Ducks +900 +1100


While this is not a complete list, by the looks of the current odds, not very much has changed after the trade deadline. The Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks are still in the top spots for Stanley Cup contention.

While odds are high for Boston, as a relatively recent Stanley Cup winner and participant, the Bruins should remain a potential contender along with teams like Detroit and Pittsburgh.

Deadline Day

 Eric Staal


Having spent his past 13 seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes, the long-time captain has waived his no-trade clause and has parted ways to join his brother, Marc, in the Big Apple. The Rangers acquired Staal in exchange for Aleksi Saalera and two other second-round picks and hope that Staal’s addition will bolster the team’s Stanley Cup chances.

Jonathan Drouin

Jonathan Drouin

Despite Drouin’s lack of comfort in his current team and Yzerman’s initial interest to trade him, the 20-year old winger will remain with the Tampa Bay Lightning for the time being. Whether Drouin will remain content with this decision or not, Yzerman believes that it was the right move for a team determined to capture the Stanley Cup.

Dan Hamhuis

Dan Hamhuis

The Chicago Blackhawks initially had an interest in acquiring Hamhuis but it faded fast. Not surprisingly, Hamhuis will be remaining with the Canucks, a team that he is proud to have played for since the 2010-11 season. He also doesn’t have to worry about having to leave his family in Vancouver.

P.A. Parenteau

PA Parenteau

The Toronto Maple Leaf’s roster list has recently experienced some drastic changes in recent history with the departure of key players like former captain Dion Phaneuf. However, P.A. Parenteau is one of those players who will not be joining the group of departees as he remains an unrestricted free agent for the team.

Loui Eriksson


After much consideration, Don Sweeney has decided that retaining the Swedish defenseman was vital to his team’s success. Eriksson, 30, is currently one of the leading scorers of the Boston Bruins with 48 points. His team places third in the Atlantic Division.


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