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April 03 2015 06:30AM

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The Oilers tank continues, Leafs draft plans, Flames luck and new arena plans, Byfuglien suspended for brutal cross-check, the Calder Trophy race, 2015 draft prospects and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.

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A look at the NHL's deadline deals a month later

Cam Lewis
April 02 2015 08:00AM

A month ago, we watched as one of the most interesting trade deadlines in recent memory unfolded. It appeared as if the deadline itself was going to be relatively anticlimactic since most of the big name players were moved before the big day. Much to everyone’s surprise, deadline day saw a flurry of moves with a handful of surprising names swapping jerseys.

How do some of those interesting moves look a month later? Let’s take a look (at 10 of them!) 

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NHL Notebook - March 31

Anthony Petrielli
March 31 2015 12:18PM

Other than the Stanley Cup deciding game, the biggest moment of this NHL season will arguably be who wins the draft lottery.

In a regular draft class that wouldn't be the case, but this season is anything but ordinary with the generational-looking Connor McDavid to be had at first overall and a first-overall-pick-in-any-other-year player in Jack Eichel waiting to go second.

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First Star, Worst Star: March 29, 2015

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March 29 2015 09:30PM

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Spring has sprung, the playoffs are almost here, it's Wrestlemania Sunday, and if that wasn't enough it's time for First Star, Worst Star! 

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The NHL Goaltending Carousel

Jonathan Willis
March 28 2015 01:30PM

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We’re approaching what could be a pretty slow summer for goalie moves. There really aren’t that many No. 1 candidates approaching free agency or plausibly available via trade; at the same time 80 percent of the league – 24 teams – has a legitimate starter under contract and two more clubs have one entering restricted free agency.

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