NHL Trade Deadline Day: Who’s Buying and Selling in the Southeast Division?

February 26th, 2010 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
Written By: Mark “The Hard Hitter” Ritter

Let’s face it folks, the Olympics have been a huge distraction for all of us NHL fans—a great distraction, but a distraction nonetheless. Once Sunday night's gold medal game is decided it will mark the point in which all NHL general managers will go back to work with the main focus being the trade deadline.

Going forward, every NHL GM needs to establish whether they are buyers or sellers. For some, identifying their direction will be a tough one, the NHL standings are extremely cluttered, making it tough for many GM’s to decide if they should be making a run at the playoffs or if they should unload.

With all that in mind, let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference and which teams will be buyers, sellers or remain undecided.


Eastern Conference: Southeast Division

Atlanta Thrashers: Sellers

Heading into the Olympic break, Thrashers GM Don Waddell pulled the trigger on the much anticipated Ilya Kovalchuk deal, bringing back what many perceived to be a very average return to Atlanta (defenseman Johnny Oduya, forward Niclas Bergfors, pro ...

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