10:51 AM: Atlanta re-signs Mark Stuart to three-year, $5.1million contract (TSN.ca)
Official release: atlantathrashers.com
10:52 AM: Panthers trade Dvorak to Atlanta for Rissmiller and Bergfors (TSN.ca)
11:44 AM: Capitals trade 2011 third round pick and Jake Hauswirth to Florida for Dennis Wideman (TSN.ca).
12:08 PM: Waiver wire: Atlanta picks up Rob Schremp from Islanders; Calgary claims Brett Carson from Carolina; Ottawa claims Curtin McEnlinney from Tampa Bay.
Jaffray (ANA), DJ King (WAS), Lawson (NYI), Leclaire (OTT), Conklin (STL), Stapleton (ATL) all clear waivers
1:17 PM: Kings sign forward Williams to four-year $14.6M contract (TSN.ca)
1:32 PM: Edmonton Oilers trade Shawn Belle to Colorado for Kevin Montgomery.
Oilers: Official Release
2:01 PM: Ottawa trades Camploi and conditional seventh round pick to the Blackhawks for Ryan Poultny and a conditional second round pick.
2:11 PM: St. Louis Blues trade Brad Winchester to Anaheim for a third round pick.
2:12 PM: Florida Panthers trade Bryan Allen to Carolina for Sergei Samsonov
2:31 PM: Edmonton Oilers trade Dustin Penner to Los Angeles for Colton Tuebert, a first round pick (2011) and a conditional second round pick (2012).
3:00 PM: Toronto trades John Mitchell to the New York Rangers for seventh round pick.
3:20 PM: Atlanta sends Fredrik Modin to Calgary for a 7th round pick.
3:20 PM: Florida trades Chris Higgins to Vancouver for Evan Oberg and a third round draft pick.
3:25 PM: Vancouver trades Joel Perreault and a 3rd round pick to Anaheim for Max Lapierre.
3:25 PM: New York Rangers acquire Tom Sestito from Columbus for Greg Moore and Michael Chaput.
3:30 PM: Washington acquires Jason Arnott and a second round pick from New Jersey Devils for David Steckel.
3:38 PM: Atlanta trades Drew McIntyre to Montreal for Brett Festerling.
Eastern Conference Teams Scoreboard 2/27/11 (Away vs. Home)
Tampa Bay Lightning 2 vs. New York Rangers 1
New Jersey Devils 2 vs. Florida Panthers 1
Toronto Maple Leafs 2 vs. Atlanta Thrashers 3
Eastern Conference Playoff Standings
Philadelphia Flyers (40-16-6) 86 points
Tampa Bay Lightning (37-18-7) 81 points
Boston Bruins (36-19-7) 79 points
Pittsburgh Penguins (37-21-6) 80 points
Washington Capitals (33-20-10) 76 points
Montreal Canadiens (33-23-7) 73 points
NY Rangers (33-27-4) 70 points
Carolina Hurricanes (29-25-9) 69 points
NOTE: The top three seeds in the conference go to the division leaders. Seeds 1-3 are handed out based on which division leader has the most points. The remaining five seeds are decided based on the amount of points each team has accumulated with the five seeds given to the five non-division leading teams with the most points.
A team receives two points for a win and one point for an overtime or shootout loss.
Sabres acquire sniper Brad Boyes (ESPN.com)
The Buffalo Sabres have made a bold move in advance of the NHL trade deadline, acquiring sniper Brad Boyes from the St. Louis Blues for a second-round pick in 2011. Boyes has one more year left on his contract at $4 million.
Phillips inks three-year extensions with Senators (TSN.ca)
The Ottawa Senators, who have been busy trading away players during their recent rebuilding phase, kept one of their own on Sunday. The club and defenceman Chris Phillips have agreed to a three year deal worth approximately $9.25 million.
Lacavalier’s tally downs Rangers (NHL.com)
That’s not how coach Guy Boucher viewed it following the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2-1 win against the New York Rangers on Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. Even in victory, Boucher saw the worst performance by his team all season.
1974: In an 8-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings, Boston goalie Ross Brooks ties a then-NHL record with his 14th straight win.