Devils Ship Marek Zidlicky to Red Wings.

The New Jersey Devils have traded defenseman Marek Zidlicky to the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for a conditiona third-round pick in 2016.  SPECTOR’S NOTE: That condition is if the Wings reach the Stanley Cup Final, that pick becomes a second rounder. This is...

Ben Smith to San Jose, Brian Flynn to Montreal.

The Chicago Blackhawks have traded winger Ben Smith to the San Jose Sharks for forward Andrew Desjardins. The Buffalo Sabres dealt forward Brian Flynn to the Montreal Canadiens for a 2016 fifth-round pick.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: Essentially this is a move between two...

Coyotes Trade Zbynek Michalek to the Blues

The Arizona Coyotes have traded defenseman Zbynek Michalek and a 2015 third rounder to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for prospect Maxim Letunov .  SPECTOR’S NOTE: After losing all-star Kevin Shattenkirk to abdominal surgery the Blues are in need of defensive...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – March 2, 2015

Game recaps plus updates on Mats Zuccarello, Patrick Sharp, James Sheppard, Jay McClement and more Game recaps. TRIBLIVE.COM: Evgeni Malkin collected three points (including two goals) to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. LOS...