Trade Deadline | Matt Dumba traded to Lightning

At this National League transaction deadline, many players are changing addresses. Here is a summary of the exchanges announced over the last few hours.




Eight months after arriving in Arizona, Matt Dumba is packing his bags again. His next stop: Tampa Bay. The Coyotes traded the 29-year-old defenseman, along with a seventh-round pick in 2025, for a fifth-round pick in 2027.

Dumba, 7e overall pick in the 2012 draft, has 4 goals and 6 assists in 58 games this season. The Saskatchewan native is in the only year of his $3.9 million contract and is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the current campaign.

Jakub Zboril heads to Columbus

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Jakub Zboril

The Boston Bruins have traded 27-year-old defenseman Jakub Zboril, along with a 2027 third-round pick, to the Columbus Blue Jackets. In return, they get their hands on 25-year-old defender Andrew Peeke.

Zboril, a first-round pick (13e in total) in 2015, never really had the success hoped for with the Bruins. He has only played 76 games, recording 16 points, in the NHL so far in his career.

Andrew Peeke, for his part, took part in 218 games on the Bettman circuit, scoring 10 goals and 32 assists for 42 points. He is a former pick of 2e tour in 2016.

Kyle Okposo moves from Sabers to Panthers

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Kyle Okposo

After nearly eight seasons with the Buffalo Sabres, Kyle Okposo is moving to the southern United States. The 35-year-old veteran is heading to Florida to join the Panthers.

In return, the Sabers receive Swedish minor league defenseman Calle Sjalin as well as a conditional seventh-round pick in 2024. Said pick will become a fifth-round pick if the Panthers win the Stanley Cup.

Wild trade Patrick Maroon to Bruins

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Patrick Maroon

After passing through Anaheim, Edmonton, New Jersey, St. Louis, Tampa Bay and Minnesota, Patrick Maroon is heading to Boston. The Wild traded the three-time Stanley Cup champion to the Bruins. In return, he gets 22-year-old prospect Luke Toporowski as well as a conditional sixth-round pick in 2026.

Maroon, of which this is the 13e season in the Bettman circuit, has recorded 4 goals and 12 assists in 49 games so far this season with the Wild. He received a 60-minute penalty.

The 35-year-old forward, who will become an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season, underwent back surgery in early February following an injury suffered Jan. 27 against the Ducks. Anaheim. He should return to play within two to three weeks.

As for Toporowski, an American forward, he has 17 points in 49 games with the Providence Bruins; he will report to the Wild’s farm club.

Rangers acquire Chad Ruhwedel

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Chad Ruhwedel

The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Chad Ruhwedel from the Pittsburgh Penguins for a 2027 fourth-round pick.

Ruhwedel, who spent the last seven seasons in Pittsburgh, has 4 points in 47 games this season. The 33-year-old defenseman won the Stanley Cup with the Penguins in 2017.

From southwest to southeast

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Jason Zucker

Jason Zucker’s adventure with the Arizona Coyotes only lasted 51 games. The 32-year-old forward will cross the United States from west to east, as he was traded to the Nashville Predators, according to numerous insiders. We do not yet know the details of the transaction.

Zucker, 32, has scored 9 goals and 16 assists so far this season. He was held out of the game for reasons related to a possible trade on Thursday when the Coyotes faced the Chicago Blackhawks.

The California native, a former second-round pick in 2010, is currently on a one-year, $5.3 million contract.

Ben Meyers to the Ducks

Ben Meyers of the Colorado Avalanche is now a member of the Anaheim Ducks. The latter give up a fifth-round pick in 2024 in the transaction. Meyers, a 25-year-old forward, has one goal in nine NHL games this season.

The Sharks and the Red Wings trade

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Klim Kostin

The 24-year-old center player Klim Kostin changes formation for the fourth time in three years. This time, he will wear the San Jose Sharks uniform. The latter acquired him from the Detroit Red Wings for defenseman Radim Simek and a seventh-round pick in 2024 (that of the New Jersey Devils), Friday.

Simek, a 31-year-old defender, was never drafted; he took part in 209 games in the Bettman circuit. As for Klotin, he has a record of three goals, 1 assist and 38 penalty minutes in 33 games this season.

While Klotin is only in the first season of his 2-year, 4 million contract, Simek is currently completing the last year of his 4-year contract at an annual salary of 2.250 million.

Flyers acquire Erik Johnson and Denis Gurianov

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Erik Johnson

The Philadelphia Flyers made two trades with an hour left before the trade deadline. First, they acquired Erik Johnson from the Buffalo Sabres. To acquire him, general manager Daniel Brière gave up a fourth-round pick in 2024.

At 35, Johnson signed a one-year, $3.250 million deal last summer. The defenseman, who was once an important piece of the Colorado Avalanche’s defense, has only three points and only goals in 50 games this season.

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Denis Gurianov

The Flyers also obtained forward Denis Gurianov from the Nashville Predators in exchange for winger Wade Allison, who is playing this season with the Lehigh Valley farm club. Gurianov played the first half of the season in the American League, before being called up by the Predators in early January. In Nashville, he scored one goal and had one assist in 14 games.

Jack Roslovic is going to New York

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Jack Roslovic

The New York Rangers acquired center Jack Roslovic for a conditional fourth-round pick in 2026. Roslovic, who is playing his eighth season in the league, is having good times recently with 13 points in his last 12 games. .


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