TRAIKOS: With Giroux and Giordano gone, is there anyone left heading into the NHL trade deadline?

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Trades, trades and even more trades.

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Forget about Trade Deadline Day. With all of the activity that went on in the past seven days, they should call it Trade Deadline Week.

From Claude Giroux and Mark Giordano to Hampus Lindholm and Brandon Hagel, the biggest names are already off the board, as impatient teams got busy on positioning themselves for the playoffs.

So, who’s left? Who has emerged as a Cup favourite? And who still has some moves to make before Monday’s 3 pm (EST) deadline? All of that — and more — as we try to answer the biggest of the burning questions:

Did the deadline already pass?

No, you didn’t get the dates wrong. Despite what was a busy weekend of transactions, TSN’s Trade Center coverage begins at 8 am on March 21.

Of course, it’s unclear what their analysts will be talking about. All of the big deals have already happened. In total, there were more than a dozen trades in the week leading up to the deadline.

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Colorado was the first to jump the gun, acquiring Josh Manson and Nico Sturm at the beginning of the week. With the first domino knocked over, Florida then traded for Ben Chiarot and Calgary acquired Jarnkrok Street.

The deals kept coming. On Friday, Tampa Bay traded two first-round picks for Brandon Hagel, a young, third-liner who is under contract for the next couple of years.

A day later, Florida won the sweepstakes for Claude Giroux and Boston got Hampus Lindholm and then signed him to an eight-year extension.

With one day to go until the actual deadline, the Maple Leafs acquired Mark Giordano from Seattle, while Ottawa traded a third-rounder to Vancouver for Travis Hamonic, which saved the Canucks $3-million in cap space and could be the precursor to a lot bigger move.

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Who won the trade deadline?

There’s still a day to go and many more trades to make. But it’s safe to say that Florida was the big winner this year.

The Panthers were already the best team in the Atlantic Division. But after adding Giroux, Chiarot and Robert Hagg, they also made an argument that they might also be the best team in the NHL.

Giroux seems to think so. Florida was the only team he was willing to waive his no-trade clause for, which might have had something to do with joining a high-powered offense that is averaging a league-best 4.06 goals per game. In other words, Giroux doesn’t have to play a starring role. He just needs to chip in when he can.

Speaking of chips, this was Panthers GM Bill Zito putting his all in the middle of the table.

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The scariest part is that Florida might not be done. With Aaron Ekblad placed on long-term injury for the remainder of the regular season — he’s expected back sometime in the first round — the Panthers have even more cap space to add to their championship dreams.

Is there anyone of consequence left to acquire?

With Giroux gone to Florida and Lindholm traded to Boston, all eyes now turn to Chicago goalkeeper Marc-Andre Fleury.

There’s just one problem … will Fleury waive his no-trade clause? As of Sunday, no one knew whether Fleury would accept a trade from the Blackhawks — or whether Minnesota or Toronto were even on his approved list of teams.

The Leafs might not even be interested in any more after signing veteran Finnish goalie Harri Sateri.

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As for Fleury’s interest in moving, it’s complicated. With three Stanley Cup rings, the 37-year-old might not feel the same pull to pack up and leave as some of the other championship-chasing rentals do. He’s got his family to think about. He’s also not in a bad spot in Chicago. While the Blackhawks are not in a playoff spot, at least Fleury is starting games.

There’s no guarantee that will be the case if he goes to the Wild, who are looking at Fleury more as an insurance option behind Cam Talbot and Kaapo Kahkonen rather than as a potential No. 1.

What other goalies are available?

The list of available goals at the deadline isn’t particularly impressive. But for a team looking for a safety net, there are plenty of cheaper options beyond Fleury, whose $6-million salary hit is not exactly cap friendly.

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Buffalo’s Craig Anderson might be the best of the backup options. Though his age could scare away suitors, the 40-year-old is a no-maintenance addition who can come in and win a game for you, as he showed last year with the Capitals. Just don’t expect him to carry the load.

Other potential targets include Philadelphia’s Martin Jones, Detroit’s Thomas Greiss and Joonas Korpisalo of the Blue Jackets.

Did the Leafs do enough to keep pace with division rivals?

This might be Kyle Dubas’ most important trade deadline. It’s also his most challenging of him.

Even in a year when the Leafs picked up Giordano, it still might not be enough to get them over the first-round hump. After all, it’s not as if the rest of the teams in the division have been sleeping.

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Tampa Bay just added 21-goal scorer Hagel and big Nick Paul from Ottawa to the third line. Florida, which has six 20-goal scorers, just picked up Giroux. And by acquiring Lindholm for a top-pairing role on defense, Boston has officially entered the chat when it comes to being a Stanley Cup contender.

A report from TSN’s Darren Dreger suggested that the Leafs had discussed a trade involving Hagel and Fleury in exchange for Petr Mrazek, prospect Matthew Knies and multiple first-round picks.

Instead, Dubas went for a defenseman — and veteran leadership.

Giordano, who is a Toronto native and a longtime partner of TJ Brodie, makes a lot of sense for a team that has been allowing too many goals and too many Grade-A chances. Maybe a stronger blue line will make life easier on whoever is in net, be it, injured Jack Campbell, rookie Erik Kallgren or Sateri, who starred for Finland at the Olympics.

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But with Ondrej Kase having left Saturday night’s game with what looked like a concussion, it might not hurt to get another top-six forward.

Are the Flames finished making trades?

Calgary jumped out ahead of the pack more than a month ago by acquiring Tyler Toffoli from Montreal. Since then, he’s scored eight goals and 15 points in 17 games for a team that is 12-3-2 in that span.

The Pacific Division-leading Flames also acquired Jarnkrok from Seattle, who is skating between Blake Coleman and Andrew Mangiapane on what might be the best third line in the NHL.

If that’s it, then Calgary has done a lot. But there’s a chance of adding a defenseman.

Who desperately needs to make a move?

The Oilers added Evander Kane well before the deadline. But they can’t be done.

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When you have Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, you owe it to the team and its fans to go for it each and every year — no matter the cost. And it’s not like Edmonton is sitting comfortably in a playoff spot.

A goalie remains at the top of GM Ken Holland’s wish list. But it doesn’t matter who is in net. The Oilers can’t go into the playoffs with Duncan Keith and Evan Bouchard as a defense pair.

Which teams don’t need to make a move?

The Hurricanes have the third-best record in the NHL. But while each of the other top teams have already made significant moves, Carolina has been quiet so far.

Maybe the Hurricanes are saving it up for Monday. But don’t count on it.

GM Don Waddell said he likes his team of defensive, third-line grinders, who have allowed the fewest goals in the league and also own the best penalty-kill. If there is a deal to be made, it probably won’t be splashy. Maybe something like a bottom-six forward or depth defenseman.

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Then again, you have to wonder if his mind has changed after watching what his competitors have done.

What will we be talking about tomorrow?

Discounted depth moves.

I know, snooze.

But after the big splash made on the weekend, we’re likely to be left with tiny ripples when it comes to the remaining trades. For teams looking for deals, it’s not a bad plan of attack. Despite what the prices might suggest, this year is a buyers market. There are eight teams out of the playoff race in the East and another five or so in the West.

That means there are plenty of players available. And while not all of them will be household names or top-line contributors, it doesn’t mean they can’t be the difference-makers for a team heading into the playoffs.

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After all, if you’re looking to add a top-line forward or No. 1 goalie at the deadline, chances are you were never a championship team to begin with.

Will we see anything crazy on Monday afternoon?

I don’t think Filip Forsberg is going to get traded. But with contract talks stalled between him and the Predators, I also wouldn’t be surprised if GM David Poile decided to move the pending free agent rather than lose him for nothing after the playoffs — especially if they can get a roster player back in return .

Of course, there’s a better chance that we’ll see Jake DeBrusk moved out of Boston. Like Forsberg, DeBrusk is a restricted free agent who has made it known that he wants a change of scenery.

Another team to watch is Arizona, which might finally pull the trigger on a Jakob Chychrun trade.

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