Live blog: Swap shop '10

Jean Lefebvre
March 03 2010 07:23AM

The Calgary Flames got the jump on the National Hockey League's annual clearout sale by making a couple of major deals before the Olympic break. What will Darryl Sutter be up to today, if anything?

Join us throughout the day for news and views (and perhaps the odd irreverent comment) about the 2010 trade deadline.

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Oilers Vs. Predators Postgame: Grebeshkov!

Jonathan Willis
March 02 2010 10:16PM

Nashville Predators: 4

Edmonton Oilers: 3

A day after dealing defenceman Denis Grebeshkov, the Russian rear-guard made his greatest contribution yet to the dive for five, scoring a goal and adding an assist in Nashville’s 4-3 victory over the Oilers.

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Do trades at the deadline actually help?

Jason Gregor
March 02 2010 01:30PM

How many of the trades leading up to the deadline actually help a team? Here’s a recap of what happened last year leading up to the trade deadline.

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The Cap Space Argument

Jonathan Willis
March 02 2010 01:09PM

St. Louis Blues v Edmonton Oilers

I’m a little surprised at the favourable reaction of many Oilers fans to the Denis Grebeshkov trade. While I didn’t think it was a brutally one-sided deal, I do know that I wouldn’t have made it in Steve Tambellini’s shoes. Because the biggest argument in favour of the trade is the cap space issue, I thought I’d spend a little time on that today.

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UPDATED! GDB LXII: Back to reality

Jason Gregor
March 02 2010 11:41AM

After a sixteen-day break the Oilers get back at it tonight in Nashville where they'll take on former teammate Denis Grebeshkov. I’m still a bit surprised some felt the Oilers should have gotten more for the inconsistent, $3 million D-man, because to me this trade was more about shedding cap space than anything else.

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