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The biggest trade-deadline deals since 1980

Updated: February 22, 2008, 2:46 PM ET
By David Amber | Special to ESPN.com

In 1982-83, the NHL trade deadline came and went, barely registering a blip with general managers or fans. Just one trade involving one player; that's all we saw that season.

But as years passed and salaries started to skyrocket, the league's biggest shopping spree began to bloom, culminating with last season's 25 deadline deals involving 44 players. To date, 103 active players (nearly 20 percent of the league) have changed zip codes at the deadline.

We take a look at ...

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