The much-anticipated NHL trade deadline day is here. There has been much hype about which teams will make trades, who will be traded and to what team.
Some teams on the other hand have chosen to finally sign extensions with players who are pending UFAs or RFAs.
The Ottawa Senators, Los Angeles Kings, Chicago Blackhawks and Atlanta Thrashers have all signed a player to a contract extension in the past day.
Here are the deals and the analysis of what these deals mean for each team heading into the playoffs and future.