That didn’t take lengthy. Simply 5 days in, the primary NHL commerce of 2022 went down on Wednesday with the Pittsburgh Penguins sending homegrown ahead Sam Lafferty to Chicago in trade for Blackhawks minor league ahead Alex Nylander, the No. 8 general decide from 2016.
The NHL’s commerce deadline is strictly 75 days away.
With the vacation roster freeze and (hopefully) the worst of COVID-19 roster decimation behind us, the league’s commerce market will start to warmth up within the coming days and weeks.
Listed here are 20 names in play in the meanwhile:
1. Tomas Hertl
Middle, San Jose Sharks
Contract: Pending UFA, $5.625 million AAV