Recent deals have already provided a trade deadline preview

Each year the trade deadline in the NHL comes and goes, there aren’t a lot of changes and people are left scratching their heads. Are these general managers so risk averse that they don’t want to make major trades?A few trades involving Patrick Eaves, Tomas Jurco, Martin Hanzal and Ben Bishop have taken place already, but they don’t inspire much drama.Let’s diagnose what...
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Did You Approve of the Ben Bishop Trade? Our Writers Discuss

In our latest roundtable, we weigh in on the move that brought another American goalie to Los Angeles.
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6 hours ago

Bishop gets acclimated on his “syllabus” day (+ more from Lombardi)

Ben Bishop took part in his first morning skate with the Los Angeles Kings after arriving in the Twin Cities late last night and characterized the process of meeting his new coaches and teammates earlier today as “taking part in your first day of school again.” “Go down and meet your new friends, so it’s […] The post Bishop gets acclimated on his “syllabus” day (+ more...
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9 hours ago

NHL Trade Deadline: Lightning trade franchise saves leader Ben Bishop to Kings

The NHL trade deadline takes place on Wednesday, March 1 at 3:00 p.m., and it already looks like the three-ring circus that was the 2016
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
9 hours ago

LA Kings acquire goalie Ben Bishop in trade with Lightning

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Kings acquired goalie Ben Bishop from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday in a trade including goalie Peter Budaj and an exchange of draft picks. The Kings will pair Bishop with Jonathan Quick in a remarkable veteran goaltending tandem down the stretch of the regular season. Quick returned only Saturday from a 59-game absence with a serious groin...
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Kings acquire Bishop in trade with Lightning

The Los Angeles Kings have acquired goaltender Ben Bishop in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Los Angeles sent Peter Budaj, defensive prospect Erik Cernak, a 2017 seventh-round pick and a conditional pick to Tampa Bay for Bishop and a 2017 fifth-round pick. Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman announced the trade Sunday night, less than four days before the trade deadline...
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Tampa Bay Lightning trade star goaltender Ben Bishop to the LA Kings in surprise deal

The NHL trade deadline has been pretty dull the past few seasons with many deals being finalized well before the actual deadline. This may once again be the case as the Tampa Bay Lighting have traded Ben Bishop to the Los Angeles Kings in an interesting deal occurring a few days before the March 1st deadline. It wasn’t particularly surprising that Bishop was traded, but it was...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kings complete shocking trade for goalie Ben Bishop

Ben Bishop was dealt in a surprising move on Sunday, days prior to the NHL's trade deadline. It wasn't that Bishop was traded -- many expected the Lightning to move on from him -- but rather where he was sent.In a move that chess players everywhere will love, Bishop is set to become a King.The Los Angeles Kings sent a package that included goalie Peter Budaj, defensive prospect Erik...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Lightning trade G Ben Bishop to Kings for G Peter Budaj, D Erik Cernak

TAMPA BAY, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired goaltender Peter Budaj, defenseman Erik Cernak, a seventh-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft as well as a conditional pick in 2017 from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for goaltender Ben Bishop and a fifth-round selection in 2017, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced Sunday. Budaj, 6-foot-1, 196 pounds...
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As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

The NHL trade deadline is nearing, and this typically festive time of the season appears a bit more quiet and tame than usual. These couple of weeks ahead of the deadline are usually bubbling to the brim with rumors, until everything explodes on D-Day in a sea of fake Twitter accounts and out-of-left-field type deals. Yet here we sit, with very few trade rumors and announcements...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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