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DEADLINE DAY

TRACKER, ANALYSIS, GRADES

Winners and losers of the NHL trade deadline

With the annual flurry of deals complete, which players, teams and GMs come out ahead? Who missed their opportunity?

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NHL trade tracker: Every deal made before the deadline

The NHL's 2021 trade deadline has passed. Get caught up here with all the deals that were made this season.

2021 NHL trade deadline: Grades for all the biggest deals

For each big trade prior to the deadline, we grade the GMs on both short- and long-term value.

FANTASY HOCKEY

RANKINGS, PICKUPS, MORE

Rankings update: How to win your playoff matchup

Sean Allen's rest of season rankings, and how to maximize every single point to win your fantasy playoff matchup.

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Secondary scorers poised to benefit from NHL trade deadline

You already know about Taylor Hall and Jeff Carter, but what about their new linemates? Plus, which Devils and Sabres will step up into the roles left by departing stars?

How the deadline deals impact fantasy hockey

Get caught up on all the moves from around the NHL trade deadline, including who to add and what situations to monitor as we head into the fantasy hockey playoffs.

NHL TOP 10 BY POSITION

EXECS RANK BEST OF THE BEST

Ranking the NHL's top centers: Where execs put McDavid, Matthews, Crosby

A trio of young perennial MVP candidates tops our list. Where does 33-year-old Sidney Crosby finish?

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Vasilevskiy, then who? NHL execs rank the top goalies

Our panel of coaches, players and front-office execs debates which netminders are the league's best.

Who are the NHL's top 10 wingers? Execs, coaches, players make their picks

The NHL is full of electrifying wingers now, including recent MVP winners and finalists. How does the top 10 stack up?

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