Episode 392: Behind the Scenes of the Trade Deadline

Chris Johnston joins the show to discuss the moves we saw made at the NHL trade deadline, the behind the scenes of how they came together, and why teams made the decisions that they ultimately did. Topics include:

What the market was actually like for Taylor Hall

How much the Bruins improved at the deadline

Steve Yzerman accumulating assets

How Mantha-for-Vrana came together

The Leafs motivation for going after Foligno 

Why the Oilers and Jets were relatively quiet

Huge decisions ahead for the Blue Jackets

Colorado's patient team building approach

Teams using LTIR to their advantage

Teams that will be active this offseason

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