NHL trade deadline: History of first-round draft picks dealt for players

Main into the Feb. 26 NHL trade deadline, a time period you will typically hear is “market worth.”

Whereas basic managers and their respective employees consider expertise in another way, the return one participant retrieves for a workforce in a single trade, and what players have value at earlier trade deadlines, goes a great distance in informing future strikes.

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First-spherical picks are usually a reasonably steep worth to pay in a package deal deal for any participant. Over the previous decade, they’ve progressively been included in fewer trade deadline offers. This season, players like Rick Nash and Evander Kane, each of whom are on expiring contracts and would represent rental acquisitions, have every been rumored to value a first-round decide plus further belongings.

Likewise, the Rangers’ Michael Grabner has been rumored to value a first-round decide to to accumulate, together with his contract additionally solely operating by way of solely the subsequent few months.

To get a way of who might garner a first-round decide in a trade this season, Sporting Information takes a glance again at players who’ve value that worth at previous deadlines.

2017 trades

– The St. Louis Blues trade Kevin Shattenkirk and Pheonix Copley to the Washington Capitals for a 2017 first-round decide, 2019 conditional second-spherical decide, Zach Sanford and Brad Malone.

– The Arizona Coyotes trade Martin Hanzal, Ryan White and a 2017 fourth-spherical decide to the Minnesota Wild for a 2017 first-round decide, a 2018 second-spherical decide, a 2019 conditional decide and Grayson Downing.

2016 trades

– The Chicago Blackhawks trade Andrew Ladd, Jay Harrison and Matt Fraser to the Winnipeg Jets for a 2016 first-round decide, Marko Dano and a 2018 conditional third-spherical decide.

2015 trades

– The Philadelphia Flyers trade Braydon Coburn to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a 2015 first-round decide, Radko Gudas and a 2015 condtional third-spherical decide

2014 trades

– The Tampa Bay Lightning trade Martin St. Louis to the New York Rangers for a 2015 first-round decide, Ryan Callahan and a 2014 condtional second spherical decide

– The Buffalo Sabres trade Ryan Miller and Steve ott to the St. Louis Blues for a 2015 first-round decide, Jaroslav Halak, Chris Stewart, William Service and a 2016 conditional third-spherical decide.

– The Buffalo Sabres trade Thomas Vanek to the New York Islanders for a 2014 first-round decide, Matt Moulson and a 2015 second-spherical decide.

2013 trades

– The Calgary Flames trade Jay Bouwmeester to the St. Louis Blues for a 2013 or 2014 first-round decide, Reto Berra, Mark Cudari and a 2013 conditional fourth-spherical decide.

– The Calgary Flames trade Jarome Iginla to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a 2013 first-round decide, and the rights to Kenneth Agostino and Ben Hanowski.

2012 trades

– The Buffalo Sabres trade Paul Gaustad and fourth-spherical decide to the Nashville Predators for a 2012 first-round decide.

– The Columbus Blue Jackets trade Jeff Carter to the Los Angeles Kings for a conditional first-round decide and Jack Johnson.

– The Tampa Bay Lightning trade Kyle Quincey to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a 2012 first-round decide and Sebastien Piche.

2011 trades

– The Edmonton Oilers trade Dustin Penner to the Los Angeles Kings for a 2011 first-round decide, a 2012 third-spherical decide and Colton Teubert.

– The Colorado Avalanche trade Kevin Shattenkirk, Chris Stewart and a 2011 or 2012 second-spherical decide to the St. Louis Blues for a 2011 or 2012 first-round decide, Erik Johnson and Jay McClement.

– The Boston Bruins trade Tomas Kaberle to the Toronto Maple Leafs for a 2011 first-round decide, a conditional 2012 second-spherical decide and Joe Colborne.

– The Toronto Maple Leafs trade Kris Versteeg to the Philadelphia Flyers for a 2011 first-round decide and a 2011 third-spherical decide.

– The Ottawa Senators trade Mike Fisher to the Nashville Predators for a 2011 first-round decide and a conditional 2012 decide.

2010 trades

– The Atlanta Thrashers trade Ilya Kovalchuk and Anssi Salmela to the New Jersey Devils for a 2010 first-round decide, Johnny Oduya, Niclas Bergfors and Patrice Cormier.

2009 trades

– The Arizona Coyotes trade Olli Jokinen and a 3rd-spherical decide to the Calgary Flames for a 2009 or 2010 first-round decide, Matthew Lombardi and Brandon Prust.

– The New York Islanders trade Mike Comrie and Chris Campoli to the Ottawa Senators for a 2009 first-round decide and Dean McAmmond.

2008 trades

– The Altanta Thrashers trade Marian Hossa and Pascal Dupuis to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a 2008 first-round decide, Colby Armstrong, Erik Chirstensen and Angelo Espotio.

– The Buffalo Sabres trade Brian Campbell and a 2008 seventh-spherical decide to the San Jose Sharks for a 2008 first-round decide and Steve Bernier.

2007 trades

– The Phoenix Coyotes trade Ladislav Nagy to the Dallas Stars for a 2007 first-round decide and Mathias Tjarnqvist.

– The Philadelphia Flyers trade Peter Forsberg to the Nashville Predators a 2007 first-round decide, Scottie Upshall, Ryan Mum or dad and a 2007 third-spherical decide.

– The Tampa Bay Lightning trade Shane O’Brien and a 2007 third-spherical decide to the Anaheim Geese for a 2007 first-round decide and Gerald Coleman.

– The St. Louis Blues trade Keith Tkachuk to the Atlanta Thrashers for a 2007 first-round decide, a 2007 third-spherical decide, a 2008 second-spherical decide and a conditional 2008 first-round decide.

– The Montreal Canadiens trade Craig Rivet and a 2007 fifth-spherical decide to the the San Jose Sharks for a 2007 first spherical decide (Max Pacioretty) and Josh Gorges.

– The St. Louis Blues trade Invoice Geurin to the St. Louis Blues for a 2007 first-round decide, Villie Nieminen and Jay Barriball

– The Washington Capitals trade Dainius Zubrus and Timo Helbling to the Buffalo Sabres for a 2007 first-round decide and Jiri Novotny

– The Los Angeles Kings trade Mattias Norstrom, Konstantin Pushkarev and a 2007 third-spherical decide to the Dallas Stars for a 2008 first-round decide, Jaroslav Modry, Johan Fransson and a 2007 third-spherical decide.

– The Edmonton Oilers trade Ryan Smyth to the New York Islanders for a 2007 first-round decide, Robert Nilsson and Ryan O’Marr.