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Find out all the latest news and rumors around the NHL trade deadline.

By Charlotte Carroll
February 21, 2019

The NHL trade deadline is approaching and deals are picking up as teams look to make acquisitions to help them make a Stanley Cup run.  

Star Ottawa forwards and free agents-to-be Matt Duchene and Matt Stone are on the trade block. Blue Jackets forward Artemi Panarin and goalie Sergei Bobrovsky are also hot names ahead of the deadline.

The NHL trade deadline is Monday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. ET.

Here are all the latest rumors and news around the league:

• The Capitals have acquired forward Carl Hagelin from the Los Angeles Kings for a third round pick in the 2019 NHL draft and a conditional sixth round pick in the 2020 NHL entry draft. (Capitals)

• The Senators scratched Matt Duchene, Matt Stone and Ryan Dzingel ahead of Thursday's contest against the Devils due to precautionary reasons. (Darren Dreger, TSN)

• The Devils scratched forward Marcus Johansson and defender Ben Lovejoy from Thursday's contest against the Senators due to precautionary reasons. (Team

• Interest in Flyers' Wayne Simmonds has intensified, but Philadelphia is intent on keeping him as it makes a push for the playoffs. (Pierre LeBrun, TSN)

• The Rangers are taking calls on left wing Chris Kreider. (Larry Brooks, The New York Post)

• The Bruins acquired center Charlie Coyle from the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night for center Ryan Donato and a conditional fifth-round pick that would become a fourth-round choice if the Bruins win a playoff round. (Bruins)

• The Bruins had interest in the Wild's Eric Staal, but it appears he's no longer a fit. (Joe McDonald, The Athletic)

• The Senators don't want to risk an injury for Matt Duchene so he not expected to be in the lineup for Ottawa on Thursday. He may have played his last game with Ottawa, which was a 8–7 loss to Chicago. (Darren Dreger, TSN).

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