Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/7/14
The NHL trade deadline occurred this week and I have not yet had a chance to write about it.  As is my tradition (here is last year) I like to pick one team as having made the biggest long and short term gain and drop.  I define the trade deadline as all the deadline deals that lead up to trade deadline day as well as all the trades that occur on deadline day.  Here are my picks: Biggest Short Team Gain - Pittsburgh Penguins.  The Penguins added Jarome Iginla, Brendan Morrow, Douglas Murray and Jussi Jokinen without giving up a single roster player.  This is an attempt for the Penguins to build up their talent pool and depth to make a Stanley Cup run.  Time will tell if they succeed.  No team made a bigger group of additions then the Penguins.  These additions are one future Hall of Famer, two NHL captains and four players with Olympic experience.  Biggest Short Term Drop - Calgary Flames.  Gone are longterm captain and best player Jarome Iginla, top defenceman Jay Bouwmeester a...
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