- Evidently NHL general managers thought Tuesday was the trade deadline. Jaromir Jagr was traded to Boston. Derek Roy was shipped off to Vancouver. Marc-Andre Bergeron was traded to Carolina. Ryane Clowe was dealt to the Rangers. (NHL.com).
- The New York Islanders, thanks to a 5-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets, have jumped into a tie with the Devils?for seventh in the Eastern Conference standings. (Newsday)
- Meanwhile on the Devils' front, Lou Lamoriello does not expect to make many moves on Wednesday, writes Tom Gulitti (NorthJersey.com).
- In fact, Dave Hutchinson says Pete DeBoer is prepared to battle with the lineup he has now (NJ.com).
With the trade deadline set for 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 3, considering this post your one-stop shopping for all trades, deals and machinations. We'll update all league-wide deals (with the exception of minor-league trades) here and keep you guys updated with every deal. Let's start off with a couple of fun ones from the Lonestar State.
First, there was this: