Via TSN, the Maple Leafs have sent Keith Aulie to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for Carter Ashton. Aulie was part of the trade that sent Dion Phaneuf to Toronto in 2010.
This deal involves two young players. Here are the Elite Prospects profiles for both players:
We're at FOUR trades now!
EDITS: Daniel Winnik and TJ Galiardi to San Jose from Colorado, Samuel Pahlsson to Vancouver and Brian Lee to Tampa for Matt Gilroy.
The blog is crumbling under the weight of the deadline…