2017-02-27T18:10:34+00:00Below is a live running timeline I use for some of the Twitter accounts I follow in the hockey world. Keep and eye on it for the latest trade deadline news. This post will remain sticky through March 1st.
2017-02-27T15:27:49+00:00TB working to finalize a trade to send Brian Boyle to TOR. No trade call so nothing official yet. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) February 27, 2017
2017-02-27T14:53:42+00:00Just over three minutes of NHL action in slow motion from the past week.
2017-02-27T14:45:59+00:00from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Maik, In a curious but intriguing move that may turn the Western Conference playoff race upside-down, the Los Angeles Kings acquired the No. 1 available goaltender on the NHL trade market Sunday, landing Ben Bishop from the Tampa Bay Lightning. The primary question surrounded the timing of the deal: Why did the Kings wait until now and not make the move weeks ago? “Preferably, I would have done this deal two weeks ago,” answered Kings’ general manager Dean Lombardi, “but this is just the way trade-deadline deals seem to work.” Less than a day before completing the trade for Bishop, the Kings finally got their starting goaltender and two-time Stanley Cup champion, Jonathan Quick, back in the lineup after a 59-game injury absence. continued