Good morning everyone!
The NHL trade deadline looms and no one is holding back anything, making TSN and Sportsnet producers scream with rage.
There wasn't anything big last night (unless something happened after I went to bed at 9) just a couple moves for Ottawa and Vegas to dump dead weight off their rosters.
First up, Shea Weber was sent to the Arizona Coyotes along with a 2024 5th round pick in exchange for actively playing defender Dysin Mayo.
Weber hasn't played in a long time and is just there to help the Coyotes get to the cap floor. What a league we have.
Vegas trades defenseman Weber to Coyotes
Then the Ottawa Senators paid Chicago a 2023 2nd and 2026 4th to take on the contract of Nikita Zaitsev in exchange for future considerations.
Chicago is collecting picks for bad players, not a bad way to get rebuild assets.
Sens deal Zaitsev to Blackhawks for future considerations - TSN.ca
The Canada Winter Games are in PEI this year and a hockey player from the Yukon is making waves.
15-year-old hockey phenom from Yukon takes the spotlight at Canada Games | CBC News
Gavin McKenna has 20 points so far and is eligible for the 2026 NHL draft
The Seattle Kraken will be wearing a patch representing the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe as their jersey sponsor.
Seattle Kraken select Muckleshoot Indian Tribe for jersey patch
This is absolutely true. No public finding for major league arenas. The owners can easily afford it themselves.
Denley: City of Ottawa shouldn't help fund an NHL arena at LeBreton Flats
Enjoy your day everyone!