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#NHLStats Pack: 2023-24 NHL Trade Deadline

The 2023-24 NHL Trade Deadline is 3 p.m. ET on Friday, March 8. Click here to view the 2023-24 NHL Trade Tracker, which lists official deals since July 1, 2023.

The #NHLStats Pack: 2023-24 NHL Trade Deadline includes:

* Trade Deadline Activity, 1979-80 to 2022-23
* By the Numbers
* Most Points, Remainder of Season by Players Traded on Deadline Day, Since 1979-80
* 2023 Deadline Day Acquisitions: Most Points, Remainder of Season
* Most Points, Ensuing Playoffs by Players Traded on Deadline Day, Since 1979-80
* Most Years Traded on Deadline Day, Since 1979-80
* Years a Player was Traded Multiple Times on Same Deadline Day, Since 1979-80
* First-Round Picks Traded on Deadline Day, Past 20 Years
* Deadline Day Acquisitions by Stanley Cup Champions, Since 1979-80
* Players Acquired on Deadline Day, By Franchise, Since 1979-80
* Trade-by-Trade: Deadline Day Activity, Since 1979-80
Register – Players Traded on Deadline Day, Since 1979-80

BY THE NUMBERS
1,260 – Number of players traded on deadline day since 1979-80. This excludes players involved in trades later invalidated by the NHL (one deal in 2022, one in 2009 and one in 1999).

693 – Number of trades on deadline day since 1979-80. This excludes trades later invalidated by the NHL (one deal in 2022, one in 2009 and one in 1999).

495 – Number of draft picks traded on deadline day since 1979-80. This excludes conditional picks where conditions were not met.

157 – Number of players traded multiple times on deadline day, including 14 dealt twice on the same date.

72 – Players acquired by the Penguins on deadline day since 1979-80, the highest such total of any franchise over that span. A full breakdown is included on page 10 of the attached PDF.

55 – The highest number of different players dealt on a single deadline day, with 55 traded in 2010 and again in 2020. In 2020, deadline day trades involved 57 players but two were dealt twice: Robin Lehner (CHI to TOR, TOR to VGK) and Martins Dzierkals (TOR to CHI, CHI to VGK), who each landed in Vegas via Toronto and Chicago, respectively.

41 – Age of the oldest players traded on trade deadline day, of which there were two. Mark Recchi, acquired by the Bruins on March 4, 2009 (41 years, 31 days), and Ron Francis, acquired by the Maple Leafs on March 9, 2004 (41 years, 8 days).

34 – The number of different players traded on deadline day in 2023, including two dealt twice – Nick Bonino (SJS to MTL, then MTL to PIT) and Tony Sund (SJS to PIT, then PIT to MTL).

28 – Number of players since 1979-80 who have won the Stanley Cup after being acquired by a team on deadline day of that season, with Artturi Lehkonen and Andrew Cogliano the most recent to achieve the feat (COL in 2021-22). These players are denoted in the “Deadline Day Trades by Stanley Cup Champions” list on page 9 of the attached PDF.

26 – Number of first-round picks traded on deadline day over the previous 18 seasons (from 2005-06 to 2022-23), with at least one dealt in 14 of 18 years over that span. The most in one year over that span is five, in 2018. Check the chart on page 8 of the attached PDF.

26 – Number of points Marian Hossa recorded with the Penguins during the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs (after being acquired from the Thrashers on deadline day in exchange for Erik ChristensenColby ArmstrongAngelo Esposito and a first-round pick in the 2008 NHL Draft), the most ever in the playoffs by a player acquired at the trade deadline earlier that season.

19 – Number of trades on deadline day last season on March 3, 2023.

18 – Age of the youngest players to be dealt on deadline day since 1979-80: Hudson Fasching (18 years, 220 days in 2013-14; LAK to BUF), Filip Forsberg (18 years, 233 days in 2012-13; WSH to NSH), Tyrone Garner (18 years, 234 days in 1996-97; NYI to CGY), Eric O’Dell (18 years, 256 days in 2008-09; ANA to ATL) and Michael Chaput (18 years, 325 days in 2010-11; PHI to CBJ).

14 – Total number of draft picks traded on March 3, 2023.

14 – Number of regular-season points by Jakub Vrana (10-4—14 in 20 GP) with the Blues in 2022-23 after being acquired from the Red Wings on deadline day, tops among all players dealt on March 3, 2023.

14 – Number of players acquired by Anaheim on deadline day over the past five years, the most among all clubs. A full team-by-team list is available on page 10 of the attached PDF.

10 – Number of times that Mike Sillinger was traded in his career, the most in NHL history. His tally includes two deadline day deals: 2000 (TBL to FLA) and 2001 (FLA to OTT).

– Number of active general managers traded on deadline day since 1979-80: Bill Guerin (2009 & 2007), Steve Staios (2010), Mike Grier (2004), Ron Francis (2004), Craig Conroy (2001), Kevyn Adams (2001), Tom Fitzgerald (1998) and Jim Nill (1982).

6 – The most players involved in a single trade on deadline day since 1979-80. In 1991, the Blues traded GeoffCourtnallRobert DirkSergio MomessoCliff Ronning and future considerations to the Canucks for DanQuinn and Garth Butcher. In 2013, the Blue Jackets traded Derek DorsettDerick BrassardJohn Moore and their sixth-round pick in 2014 to the Rangers for Marian GaborikBlake Parlett and Steven Delisle. In 2023, the highest number of players involved in a two-team trade was four (in a trade between ARI & CGY).

– The most players acquired by one team on a single deadline day over the past five seasons (since 2018-19). The Jets added Kevin HayesNathan BeaulieuAlex BroadhurstBogdanKiselevichMatt Hendricks and Par Lindholm in 2018-19, and the Ducks added Danton HeinenSonny MilanoKyle CriscuoloChristian DjoosMatt Irwin and Joel Persson in 2019-20.

5 – The most draft picks involved in a single trade on deadline day since 1979-80. A trade between the Stars and Kings on deadline day in 2007 saw five picks swapped: Dallas traded Jaroslav Modry and JohanFransson along with its second- and third-round picks in 2007 and its first-round pick in 2008 to Los Angeles for Mattias NorstromKonstantin Pushkarev and the Kings’ third- and fourth-round picks in 2007. In 2023, the highest such number was two (PIT to SJS & BUF to MIN).

– Number of first-round draft picks Steve Yzerman has acquired or traded on deadline day, the most among all active general managers. Yzerman acquired two first-round picks at the 2014 deadline (via NYR) and one in 2021 (via DET) while trading one away in 2018 (to NYR) and 2015 (to PHI).

4 – The highest number of players acquired on deadline day who wound up engraving their name on the Stanley Cup later that season. In 1993-94, the Rangers picked up five players on deadline day, including GlennAndersonCraig MacTavishStephane Matteau and Brian Noonan who were part of the championship roster.

3 – Number of active head coaches who were traded on deadline day since 1979-80: Martin St. Louis (2014), Drew Bannister (1997) and Lindy Ruff (1989).

2 – Number of players acquired on 2022 deadline day who had their name engraved on the Stanley Cup as members of the champion Avalanche (Andrew Cogliano & Artturi Lehkonen) – the highest such total since 1998 when Jamie Macoun and Dmitri Mironov got their names on the Cup after being acquired by Detroit. Last season, Vegas made no additions on deadline day prior to its run to the Stanley Cup.

1 – Number of players acquired on deadline day since 1979-80 who have gone on to score the Stanley Cup-clinching goal later that season, with Artturi Lehkonen becoming the first with Colorado (from MTL) in 2022.

0 – Number of teams that have acquired a goaltender on deadline day since 1979-80 and had that goaltender earn the Stanley Cup-clinching victory later that season. Only three champions in that time frame have acquired a goaltender on deadline day: the 1981 Islanders (Jari Kaarela), 1988 Oilers (Bill Ranford; won Cup) and 2011 Bruins (Anton Khudobin).

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