Mar 4, 2014; Columbus, OH, USA; Dallas Stars defenseman Jordie Benn (24) sticks the puck away from Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Marian Gaborik (10) during the third period at Nationwide Arena. Columbus defeated Dallas 4-2. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

San Jose Sharks Stand Pat At Trade Deadline; Rest Of Pacific Division Very Busy


On a day when big names such as Thomas Vanek, Tim Thomas, Marian Gaborik, Ryan Callahan and Martin St. Louis all changed sweaters, the San Jose Sharks did not make a move at the trade deadline on Wednesday.

It was a busy lead up to the deadline around the Pacific Division, however. Here’s a recap of what went down in the division:

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Edmonton traded winger Ales Hemsky to Ottawa for a fifth-round pick in June and a third-rounder in 2015.
  • Los Angeles acquired winger Marian Gaborik from Columbus for winger Matt Frattin, a second-round pick and a conditional third-round selection.
  • Los Angeles acquired defenseman Brayden McNabb, winger Jonathan Parker and second-round picks in 2014 and 2015 from Buffalo for winger Hudson Fasching and defenseman Nicholas Deslaurier.
  • Edmonton traded defenseman Nick Schultz to Columbus for a fifth-round pick.
  • Calgary traded goalie Reto Berra to Colorado for a 2014 second-rounder.
  • Calgary traded defenseman Lee Stempniak to Pittsburgh for a third-round pick.

Going into play Wednesday night, the Ducks lead the Pacific with 91 points, six points ahead of the Sharks’ 85. The Kings are third with 76 points. Under the new playoff format, those three teams would all be in.

However, the Coyotes are one point out of a playoff spot, currently trailing the Stars by one point. The Canucks are two points behind the Stars. The Flames and Oilers are playing out the string.

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