The 2018-19 NHL trading deadline is here, and the teams around the league have time left to make improvements for the last six weeks of the season.
Many sellers have transferred players to a market that could feature a lot of buyers ahead of 3 p.m. of the league. the deadline of trading on Monday, February 25.
Demons continue to receive a lot of interest in forward Marcus Johansson, while the Philadelphia Flyers are poised to continue the return of Wayne Simmonds. Devils fought Keali Kinkaid's goalie at the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The New York Rangers are expected to trade forward Kevin Hayes and defenseman Adam McQuaid after dealing with Mats Zuccarello.
Ottawa Senators forwards Mark Stone remains the biggest market name after the team is exchanging away with Matt Duchene and Ryan Dzingel.
The Blue Jackets that rely on Artemi Panarin are still ranked among the top players possible to get, although not adding Duchene and Dzingel, Columbus may be content with keeping the star forward.  Blue Jackets can be open for buying and selling, with goalie Sergei Bobrovsky another potential trading target, and he, along with Panarin, is an unlimited free agent this summer.
Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard is also a number of names to watch in the coming weeks. Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota Wild and others may be among teams looking to move players.
Here are some of the latest NHL trade rumors from around the league, with an updated look at some of the top players available. ]