What Deals Have the Blackhawks Made on the Trade Deadline Day Itself?
With the NHL’s Trade Deadline looming at 2 PM CT on March 3, sometimes it can be fun — or disastrous — to look back at what the Blackhawks have done on the trade deadline day itself. Lots of action happens before the trade deadline, but the day can be a crazy flurry of trades.
As a public service, here are all of the trades the Blackhawks have consummated on the NHL’s trade deadline day since 1986. There are some big names in Blackhawks history — Tony Amonte, Chris Chelios — involved. And, as you get to the end, some potentially impactful prospects who might help the club in the future.
Blackhawks Trade Deadline History
March 11, 1986 – Chicago traded F Tom McMurchy to Calgary for D Rik Wilson.
March 7, 1989 – Chicago traded a 5th round pick in the 1989 Draft (#90 – F Steve Young) to the NY Islanders for F Greg Gilbert.
March 6, 1990 – Chicago traded G Alain Chevrier to Pittsburgh for future considerations.
March 5, 1991 – Chicago traded F Mike McNeill and D Ryan McGill to Quebec for F Paul Gillis and F Daniel Vincelette.
March 21, 1994 – Chicago traded a 4th round pick in the 1994 Draft (#92 – Mike Dubinsky) to Vancouver for D Robert Dirk.
March 21, 1994 – Chicago traded a 3rd round pick in the 1995 Draft to Winnipeg for F Paul Ysebaert.
March 21, 1994 – Chicago traded F Kevin Todd to Los Angeles for a 4th round pick in the 1994 Draft (#85 – F Steve McLaren).
March 21, 1994 – Chicago traded F Stephane Matteau and F Brian Noonan to the NY Rangers for F Tony Amonte and the rights to F Matt Oates.
March 20, 1996 – Chicago traded F Patrick Poulin, D Igor Ulanov and Chicago’s 2nd round pick in the 1996 Draft to Tampa Bay for D Enrico Ciccone and Tampa’s 2nd round pick in the 1996 Draft.
March 20, 1996 – Chicago traded a 4th round pick in the 1996 Draft to Winnipeg for F Ravil Gusmanov.
March 18, 1997 – Chicago traded F Ravil Gusmanov to Calgary for D Marc Hussey.
March 18, 1997 – Chicago traded F Mike Prokopec to Ottawa for F Denis Chasse, D Kevin Bolibruck and a 6th round pick in the 1998 Draft.
March 24, 1998 – Chicago traded D Ryan Risidore to the NY Rangers for F Ryan Vandenbussche.
March 23, 1999 – Chicago traded F Nelson Emerson to Ottawa for F Chris Murray.
March 23, 1999 – Chicago traded D Chris Chelios to Detroit for D Anders Eriksson, a 1st round pick in 1999 (#23 – D Steve McCarthy) and a 1st round pick in 2001 (#29 – G Adam Munro).
March 13, 2001 – Chicago traded F Dean McAmmond to Philadelphia for a 3rd round pick in the 2001 Draft (#88 – Nicolas Corbeil).
March 19, 2002 – Chicago traded D Jaroslav Spacek and a 2nd round pick in the 2003 Draft (#46 – F Dan Fritsche) to Columbus for D Lyle Odelein.
March 11, 2003 – Chicago traded F Steve Thomas to Anaheim for a 5th round pick in the 2003 Draft (#156 – F Alexei Ivanov).
March 11, 2003 – Chicago traded F Peter White to Philadelphia for future considerations.
March 11, 2003 – Chicago traded D Phil Housley to Toronto for a 9th round pick in 2003 (#282 – F Chris Porter) and a 4th round pick in 2004 (#123 – F Karel Hromas).
March 11, 2003 – Chicago traded F Sergei Berezin to Washington for a 4th round pick in the 2004 Draft (#120 – D Mitch Maunu).
March 9, 2004 – Chicago traded D Alexander Karpovtsev to the NY Islanders for a 4th round pick in the 2005 Draft (#108 – D Niklas Hjalmarsson).
March 9, 2006 – Chicago traded F Tyler Arnason to Ottawa for F Brandon Bochenski and a 2nd round pick in the 2006 Draft (#61 – D Simon Danis-Pepin).
March 9, 2006 – Chicago traded F Jim Dowd to Colorado for a 4th round pick in the 2006 Draft (#111 – D Korbinian Holzer).
March 9, 2006 – Chicago traded D Todd Simpson to Montreal for a 6th round pick in the 2006 Draft (#169 – F Chris Auger).
February 27, 2007 – Chicago traded F Karl Stewart and Florida’s 6th round pick in the 2008 Draft to Tampa Bay for F Nikita Alexeev.
February 26, 2008 – Chicago traded F Martin Lapointe to Ottawa for a 6th round pick in the 2008 Draft (#169 – F Ben Smith).
February 26, 2008 – Chicago traded F Tuomo Ruutu to Carolina for F Andrew Ladd.
March 4, 2009 – Chicago traded D James Wisniewski and F Petr Kontiola to Anaheim for F Sami Pahlsson and D Logan Stephenson.
February 28, 2011 – Chicago traded F Ryan Potulny and a 2nd round pick in the 2011 Draft (#48 – Xavier Ouellet) to Ottawa for D Chris Campoli and a 7th round pick in 2012.
February 27, 2012 – Chicago traded D John Scott to the NY Rangers for a 5th round pick in the 2012 Draft (#149 – D Travis Brown).
February 27, 2012 – Chicago traded 2nd (#61 – Zach Sanford) and 3rd (#91 – J.C. Lipon) round picks in the 2013 Draft to Winnipeg for D Johnny Oduya.
April 3, 2013 – Chicago traded F Rob Flick to Boston for F Maxime Suave.
March 2, 2015 – Chicago traded F Ben Smith and Chicago’s 7th round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft to San Jose for F Andrew Desjardins.
Feb. 29, 2016 – Chicago traded D Dennis Robertson to Carolina for G Drew MacIntyre.
March 1, 2017 – Chicago acquired F Kenton Hegelsen and a 7th round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft from Anaheim for forwards Sam Carrick and Spencer Abbott.
Feb. 26, 2018 – Chicago traded F Ryan Hartman and Chicago’s 5th round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft (#131 – Spencer Stastney) to Nashville for F Victor Ejdsell, Nashville’s 1st round pick (#27 – Nicolas Beaudin) and Nashville’s 4th round pick (120 – Philipp Kurashev) in the 2018 NHL Draft.
Feb. 26, 2018 – Chicago traded F Tommy Wingels to Boston for Boston’s 4th round pick (123 – Antti Saarela) in the 2019 NHL Draft.
Feb. 24, 2019 – Chicago traded F Matheson Iacopelli to LA for F Spencer Watson.
Feb. 24, 2020 – Chicago traded F Nathan Noel to Philadelphia for D TJ Brennan.
Feb. 24, 2020 – Chicago traded D Erik Gustafsson to Calgary for the Flames’ 3rd round pick (81 – Wyatt Kaiser) in the 2020 NHL Draft.
Feb. 24, 2020 – in a 3-team trade, Chicago sent G Robin Lehner to Las Vegas (via Toronto) for G Malcolm Subban, D Slava Demin’s right and Pittsburgh’s 2nd round pick (46 – Drew Commesso) in the 2020 NHL Draft.
April 12, 2021 – Chicago traded F Matthew Highmore to Vancouver for F Adam Gaudette.
April 12, 2021 – Chicago traded D Carl Soderberg to Colorado for the rights to F Josh Dickinson and F Ryder Rolston.
April 12, 2021 – in a 3-team trade, Chicago traded F Mattias Janmark to Vegas for Vegas’ 2nd round pick (62 – F Colton Dach) in the 2021 NHL Draft and Vegas’ 3rd round pick (81 – F Samuel Savoie) in the 2022 NHL Draft.
April 12, 2021 – Chicago traded D Madison Bowey and Chicago’s 5th round pick to Vancouver for the Canucks’ 4th round pick (105 – D Ethan Del Mastro) in the 2021 NHL Draft.
March 21, 2022 – Chicago traded G Marc-André Fleury to Minnesota for Minnesota’s 2nd round pick (57 – Ryan Greene) in the 2022 NHL Draft.
March 21, 2022 – Chicago traded F Ryan Carpenter to Calgary for the Flames’ 4th round pick in the 2024 NHL Draft.