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The road has been doing both the Calgary Flames and Florida Panthers quite a bit of good lately. Calgary moved to the first wild card spot on Friday after beating the Panthers in Florida by a score of 4-2. So far, they’ve grabbed at least a point in every game during a road trip that ends in Carolina on Sunday: Feb. 18: 2-1 OT loss at Vancouver Feb. 21: 6-5 OT win at Nashville Feb. 23: 3-2 win at Tampa Bay Tonight: 4-2 win at Florida You can’t totally blame the Panthers if they almost miss their road trip. They rattled off five straight wins through what seemed like a brutal road haul on paper, but now they’ve lost back-to-back home games in regulation. With five of six and six of seven slated
Penguins GM Jim Rutherford (left), Flames GM Brad Treliving (centre) and former Thrashers GM Don Waddell (right). For fans, media and league executives alike, the NHL’s trade deadline is one of the most anticipated days on the calendar. Leading up to this year’s trade deadline, which arrives at 3:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 1, Yahoo Sports picked the brains of three men well acquainted with the highs and lows of this important day.
Pittsburgh has added another veteran presence on the blueline in advance of a second consecutive Stanley Cup. Ron Hainsey, the 35-year-old ‘Canes rearguard, has been acquired in exchange for a second-round pick and AHLer Danny Kristo, per TVA. The Hainsey acquisition comes with the Pens down several key d-men. Olli Maatta and Justin Schultz are sidelined with a hand injury and concussion, while Trevor Daley suffered a lower-body injury on Tuesday night. UPDATE: And that makes the trade all the more inportant. Hainsey — who holds the current active record for most regular-season games played (891) without appearing in the playoffs — makes a lot of sense for the Pens. He played under GM Jim Rutherford