Richards gets new start, goes to Dallas in 5-player deal
DALLAS -- The Dallas Stars tried to boost their offense and their playoff moxie Tuesday, getting center Brad Richards from Tampa Bay in a five-player deal completed hours before the trade deadline.
The Stars gave up backup goalie Mike Smith, forwards Jussi Jokinen and Jeff Halpern and a fourth-round pick in next year's draft for Richards and starting Lightning goalie Johan Holmqvist.
Richards, MVP of the playoffs when the Lightning won the Stanley Cup in 2004, was Tampa Bay's fourth-leading ...
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2008 TRADE DEADLINE
Brian Campbell and Brad Richards both went West and Marian Hossa was sent to the Pens in another big day of deals before Tuesday's 3 p.m. ET trade deadline.
THE DEALS• Trade Tracker: Complete list of deals
Marian Hossa to Pittsburgh Penguins
• Atlanta sends Marian Hossa and Pascal Dupuis to Pens for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and picks. Trade details
Brad Richards to Dallas Stars
• Tampa Bay trades Brad Richards and Johan Holmqvist to Dallas for Mike Smith, Jeff Halpern, Jussi Jokinen and pick. Trade details
Brian Campbell to San Jose Sharks
• Brian Campbell to San Jose forSteve Bernier and a first-round pick. Trade details
Roundup: Huet traded to Capitals
• Leading off our roundup of the rest of Tuesday's deadline deals is Montreal's move to send goalie Cristobal Huet to the Capitals. Story
ANALYSIS• Burnside: Grading the deadline deals
• Burnside: The deadline deals that didn't happen
• Burnside: How trades impact playoff picture
• Buccigross: Me, Ken the Otter, and a bunch of deadline intrigue
• Trade deadline blog: Countdown to 3 p.m.
• Fantasy: Hossa headlines deadline deals
WATCH/LISTEN• Melrose podcast: Maple Leafs, Habs lose out
• Hradek: Breaking down the big deadline deals
• Melrose: Trade deadline winners
• Melrose: Trade deadline losers
• GM Dave Tallon on Blackhawks' moves