What is the biggest trade in NHL history?


What is the biggest trade in NHL history?

Gretzky. The trade of all trades occurred on August 8, 1988 when the Edmonton Oilers sent Wayne Gretzky, Marty McSorley, and Mike Krushelnyski to the Los Angeles Kings in return for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, $15 million, and the Kings’ first-round draft picks in 1989, 1991, and 1993.

Who was Brett Hull traded for?

It was 34 years ago today that the Calgary Flames traded Brett Hull and Steve Bozek to the St. Louis Blues. The trade was nothing short of major for either team. While Hull had only played 57 games with the Flames, the 1984 6th round pick had already scored 27 goals and 51 points.

Why was Gretzky traded?

Gretzky had just married actress Janet Jones and was spending part of the summer living in the Hollywood home of actor Alan Thicke. Knowing that Gretzky was living in Los Angeles and certain he wouldn’t re-sign with the Oilers when his contract expired, Pocklington accepted McNall’s offer.

What age did Gretzky retire?

age 38
Wayne Gretzky, the greatest hockey player of all time, retired at age 38, right before the conclusion of the 1998-99 NHL season. Having led the league in assists two of the past three seasons and having led the Rangers in scoring for the third straight season, he certainly retired when he was on top.

Who was better Brett or Bobby Hull?

Brett Hull – Who was Better? – Sports H2H….Playoff Statistics.

Bobby Hull Player Brett Hull
119 Games Played 202
62 Goals 103
67 Assists 87
129 Points 190

Did Gretzky Win 3 Cups in a row?

Wayne Gretzky won 4 Stanley Cups. He won each of those Stanley cups with the Edmonton Oilers in 1983-84, 1984-85, 1986-87, and 1987-88.

Was Bobby Orr traded?

Orr was frequently injured in the course of play. He was traded to the Chicago Black Hawks in 1976, where he served as assistant coach during the 1976–77 season. He retired in 1979, the same year of his induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Who signed with the Leafs?

On Friday, May 13th, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced the signings of their top two Finnish prospects. Forward Roni Hirvonen and defenseman Topi Niemelä both signed three-year entry-level deals with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The average annual value (AAV) for both deals is worth $856,666.

How old is Giordano?

38 years (October 3, 1983)Mark Giordano / Age