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Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan didn’t enter the trade deadline looking to make a dramatic splash. The guy was St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, the most prized puck-moving back-liner on the trading block. The cost was their first-round pick in 2017, some (hilariously complicated) conditional picks, along with forwards Zach Sanford and Brad Malone.
Don Sweeney, it appears, is playing his cards close to his chest this trade deadline. With the trade frenzy seemingly beginning on Sunday night and continuing on Monday, the only sound from Boston was silence, or failing that, denial. Sweeney has already said the Bruins "probably" won't make a move before the clock ticks past the deadline on Wednesday, which has been greeted with a mixed response in New England. On the one hand, the B's have only lost one game since Bruce Cassidy took over from Claude Julien, and are playing with a verve and speed not seen in these parts in a long time. On the other, however, the small sample size of the Bruce Cassidy tenure so far and the knowledge that the
Noteworthy move out of Pittsburgh on Tuesday — the Pens have waived 31-year-old Eric Fehr. Fehr, in the last of a three-year, $6 million deal with a $2M cap hit, has appeared in 55 games this season, scoring six goals and 11 points while averaging just under 11 minutes a night. He was also a regular in last year’s Stanley Cup run, scoring three times in 23 games. Though his role decreased, Fehr was still frequently used by head coach Mike Sullivan — albeit in a more limited capacity. He was a good PK contributor, and did play over 10 minutes in Saturday’s outdoor game win over the Flyers, registering an assist. The immediate speculation is that Pens GM Jim Rutherford waived Fehr to clear some