Duhatschek: 10 teams that have to make a deal by the NHL trade deadline
It’s approaching the happiest time of the year for hockey fans – the NHL trade deadline. As in most years, there are some teams that want to make a trade and there are some that feel they have to make a trade.
As always, there’ll be the Stanley Cup contenders, who believe a single piece or two can make the difference in helping them win a championship and are bidding on reinforcements. The reality is, nine years out of 10, that theory proves to be wishful thinking and they expend precious resources only to come up short at the end.