Ep.392: Behind the Scenes of the Trade Deadline

Chris Johnston joins the show to discuss the moves we saw made at the NHL trade deadline, the behind the scenes of how they came together, and why teams made the decisions that they ultimately did. Topics include:

  • What the market was actually like for Taylor Hall
  • How much the Bruins improved at the deadline
  • Steve Yzerman accumulating assets
  • How Mantha-for-Vrana came together
  • The Leafs motivation for going after Foligno 
  • Why the Oilers and Jets were relatively quiet
  • Huge decisions ahead for the Blue Jackets
  • Colorado’s patient team building approach
  • Teams using LTIR to their advantage
  • Teams that will be active this offseason

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