The 2021 NHL trade deadline promises to be nothing like we’ve ever seen before given the realities of professional hockey in a global pandemic. That hasn’t stopped general managers in the North Division from shopping around in advance of Monday’s 3 p.m. ET deadline.
The Buffalo Sabres traded forwards Taylor Hall and Curtis Lazar to the Boston Bruins in exchange for Anders Bjork and a second-round draft pick. Buffalo also retained 50 per cent of Hall's salary.
The Columbus Blue Jackets traded captain Nick Foligno to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday as part of a three-team deal.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are fortifying their crease, acquiring goalie David Rittich from the Calgary Flames.