NHL trade grades: Who won the Vladimir Tarasenko to Rangers deal?
The NHL trade deadline (March 3) is over three weeks away. But big deals are already happening, with the New York Islanders trading Beau Horvath and the New York Rangers trading Vladimir Tarasenko.
We analyze and evaluate all the most important steps from now to the deadline.
February 9: Rangers take Tarasenko from Blues
The Rangers acquired forward Tarasenko and defenseman Niko Mikkola from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a conditional 2023 first-round pick, a conditional 2024 fourth-round pick, forward Sammy Blais and defenseman Hunter Skinner.
New York Rangers: A
After all, it wasn’t Patrick Kane who slipped past Artemy Panarin and Mika Zibanejad in the Rangers’ top spot. Instead, it could be someone who can help them even more in their quest for the Stanley Cup this season.