This year was no different from the previous ones: a lot of trades happened during the NHL deadline. From those trades, many teams officially part or fighting for a spot in the playoffs, added some strenght. Teams that are rebuilding mostly went on sales for round picks. Here is what happened in the NHL 2015 deadline.

Chris Stewart (MIN) vs 2nd round pick (BUF)
Jared Knight (MIN) vs Zack Philips (BOS)
Jordan Leopold (MIN) vs Justin Falk, 5th round pick (CBJ)
Brett Connolly (BOS) vs 2 2nd round pick (TBL)
Max Talbot, Paul Carey (BOS) vs Jordan Caron, 6th round pick (COL)
Mat Clark (COL) vs Michael Sgarbossa, 7th round pick (ANA)
Freddie Hamilton (COL) vs Karl stollery (SJ)
Ben Smith, 7th round pick (SJ) vs Andrew Desjardins (CHI)
Sven Baertschi (VAN) vs 2nd round pick (CAL)
2nd, 3rd round pick (CAL) vs Curtis Glencross (WSH)
Tyler Kennedy (NYI) vs 7th round pick (SJ)
Dustin Jeffrey (NYI) vs Cory Conacher (VAN)
Brian Flynn (MTL) vs 5th round pick (BUF)
Jeff Petry (MTL) vs 2nd, 5th round pick (EDM)
Torrey Mitchell (MTL) vs Jack Nevins, 7th round pick (BUF)
Braydon Coburn (TBL) vs Radko Gudas, 1st and 3rd round pick (PHI)
Eric Brewer, 5th round pick (TOR) vs Korbinian Holzer (ANA)
Ben Joveloy (PITS) vs Simon Despres (ANA)
Oli Jokinen (STL) vs Joakim Lindstrom, 6th round pick (TOR)
James Wisniewski, 3rd round pick (ANA) vs Rene Bourque, William Karlsson, 2nd round pick (CBJ)
Marek Zidlicky (DET) vs conditional draft picks (NJD)
David Leggio (PHX) vs Mark Louis (NYI)
Ian cole (PITS) vs Robert Bortuzzo, 7th round pick (STL)
Zbynek Michalek (STL) vs Maxim Letunov (PHX)

A total of 24 trades happened during the deadline this year. It is interesting that most of the big trades happened the week prior to the deadline. Among those big trades: Antointte Vermette, Kimo Timonen, Jaromir Jagr, Andrej Sekera, Erik Cole, Keith Yandle, Curtis Glengross, Tomas Fleischmann, Dany Heatley, Nathan Horton, David Clarkson. A total of 18 trades happened from February 24th to March 1st.

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