The NHL’s trade deadline day is an emotional roller coaster for fans and players alike. The moves made can impact a team immediately and for years to come, so anticipation is justifiably intense.
Starting with the first deals made Wednesday, THN.com will be providing up-to-the-minute updates on each transaction followed by instant analysis from one of our experts and grades for each team involved by three of our writers.
And don't forget to tell us what you think - give us your take on each deal by leaving a comment on which team you think came out on top in each deal.
While you're waiting for the deadline deadline day deals to be struck, check out THN.com's Rumor Roundup for all the hottest rumors, Ryan Kennedy's blog on why not to take GMs at face value, or our rundown of who's buying and who's selling on March 4 in the eyes of all 30 THN team correspondents.
Also, have a look at Ken Campbell's exclusive web column detailing why the best GMs are the ones who make trades with an eye on future, Sam McCaig's blog looking at the swaps made prior to the weekend, and THN.com's Trade Log, which has the details of each trade made from the start of the NHL season.