Hradek: A look at past trade-deadline deals

Updated: March 3, 2009, 6:17 PM ET
By E.J. Hradek | ESPN The Magazine

With the 2009 trade deadline just hours away, I decided to take a look back at the 25 deals that were consummated on last year's deadline day. There were a few blockbusters, but more often than not, the moves could be described as shuffling deck chairs on the Titanic.

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E.J. Hradek

Senior Writer, ESPN The Magazine
E.J. Hradek is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, joining the staff prior to its launch in 1998. He began covering hockey as a writer/editor for Hockey Illustrated in 1989.