Drouin trade still possible in-season

Jonathan Drouin ended a months-long stalemate with the Lightning organization by announcing his return to Tampa's AHL affiliate in Syracuse. All going well, Drouin could serve as an ace in the hole for Tampa Bay the upcoming stretch run and post-season.

Atlantic Division post-deadline rumours: deals that fell through & a big summer ahead

In the next few days I will be looking at the trades that fell through at the 2016 trade deadline and what rumoured deals could still end up happening this offseason.

Boston Bruins: Eriksson stays

The Bruins did some shopping at the 2016 trade deadline, acquiring John-Michael Liles and Lee Stempniak. But the bigger storyline might have been the fact that pending UFA Loui Eriksson stayed put. The Wild, Islanders, Blues and Ducks are rumoured to have pushed for Eriksson right up the 3 pm ET deadline, but the Bruins obviously weren't satisfied with what was offered.

Big trades that will wait until summer, the Canucks disaster + more

Several big names moved ahead of the February 29 trade deadline, although the day itself was a bit of a snoozefest. In total 19 transactions were made on the Monday, many of which were minor league deals or of very little consequence. At the end of the day the biggest storylines seemed to be Jonathan Drouin and Dan Hamhuis staying put, and the low number of rental deals.