Originally written on The Hockey Guys  |  Last updated 8/12/12

ATLANTA - JANUARY 07: Brandon Dubinsky #17 of the New York Rangers against the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on January 7, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Photo courtesy of NHL.com By Tim Lucarelli (@tlucarelli) At the NHL trade deadline in February, Brandon Dubinsky was well aware that his name was being floated in the rumor mill. Hearing the possibility of being traded is something that each player reacts to differently, and Brandon tried his best to keep business as usual. At the time, he had this to say: “It happens every year. Maybe with the exception of last year, I feel like I’ve been a topic of trade rumors quite often. Is it hard? No, I don’t think so. Would it be hard if it happened? Of course. I love this organization. I’ve been here for a long time and put a lot of blood, sweat, and tears into this team, so that would be tough.” “I don’t look at it; I don’t focus on it. They are what they are, rumors. Until the day [general manager Glen Sather] tells me I’m going somewhere, I’m going to continue to come in here and enjoy every day as a New York Ranger and continue to try to help this team win games.” “If I get traded for Ri
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