The Chicago Blackhawks still have a lot of work to do to get under the salary cap, but they are still finding a way to restock the cupboard and rebulid their depth. They are mastering the art of winning in the NHL salary cap era.
In September of 2009 the Boston Bruins traded Phil Kessel to the Toronto Maple Leafs for three draft picks, two of which were later used on Tyler Seguin and Dougie Hamilton. None of those players remain with those teams today.
The St. Louis Blues shook up their core on Thursday afternoon when they traded T.J. Oshie to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Troy Brouwer, a goalie prospect, and a third-round draft pick in 2016.