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Deadline deals don't just rattle players

Updated: March 2, 2012, 7:57 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

BOSTON -- Jen Zanon and her three kids dropped husband Greg off at the airport in Minnesota on Tuesday morning to send him on his journey to his new NHL home in Boston.

"Just to see the look on the kids' faces and see in his eyes what he's going through," she said later.

She pauses and you can imagine her wiping away tears.

As a hockey family, you get used to dad going off for three- or four-game road trips, but those absences are invariably followed by homestands that mean ...

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