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Since we're all waiting for the Luongo trade to come to an end, I wanted to look back and see what the worst trades in NHL history have been. What would be your top 10 worst trades in NHL history be?

My List

1. MTL: Tom Pyatt, Scott Gomez, Busto

NYR: Valentenko, Ryan Mcdonagh, Chris Higgins, Janik

Year: 2009

2. CAL: Zainullin

ATL: Marc Savard

Year: 2002

3. ANA: 4th round pick. Teemu Selanne, Chouinard

JETS: Kilger, Tverdovsky, 1996 3rd round pick

Year: 1996

4. VAN: Pederson

BOS: Cam Neely, 1987 first round pick

Year: 1986

5. CHI: Meloche, Patrick Sharp

PHI: Ellison

Year: 2005

6. EDM: Chris Pronger

STL: Eric Brewer, Lynch, Woywitka

Year: 2007

7. BUF: Daniel Briere, 2004 3rd round pick

PHX: Gratton, 2004 4th round pick

Year: 2003

8. FLA: Olli Jokinen, Roberto Luongo

NYI: Kvasha, Parrish

Year: 2000

9. NYI: Alexei Yashin

OTT: Zdeno Chara, Muckalt, 2001 1st round pick

Year 2001

10. NJD: 1991 1st round pick (Scott Neidermeyer)

TML: Kurvers

Year: 1989


A lot of these trades were horrible lol

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#1 Eric Lindros for an eventual Colorado Stanley Cup - Peter Forsberg, Ron Hextall, Mike Ricci, Steve Duchesne, Chris Simon, Philly's 1993 and 1994 1st round picks, and $15 million dollars. Truly surreal.

#2 Mike Milbury of course. Alexei Yashin for Chara, the 2nd overall, and Bill Muckalt

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1. Chara, Muckalt and 2nd overall (spezza) for Yashin

2. Lindros to Philadelphia for Forsberg, Hextall, etc.. + 15 million dollars

3. Naslund for Stojanov

4. Messier to Rangers for a pile of poo

5. brett hull to st.louis for rob ramage (forget the rest)

6. adam oates to st.louis

7. Gomez to Montreal (rangers got mcdonagh out of this lol)

and the neely trade

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That's tough... Here's mine.


To Washington: Jaromir Jagr, Frantisek Kucera

To Pittsburgh: Kris Beech, Ross Lupaschuk, Michal Sivek


To Vancouver: Roberto Luongo, Lukas Krajieck, 6th (Sergei Shirokov)

To Florida: Todd Bertuzzi, Bryan Allen, Alex Auld


To San Jose: Joe Thornton

To Boston: Wayne Primeau, Marco Sturm, Brad Stuart


To St.Louis: Brett Hull, Steve Bozek

To Calgary: Rom Ramage, Rick Wamsley


To Vancouver: Markus Naslund

To Pittsburgh: Alek Stojanov


To Boston: Cam Neely

To Vancouver: Barry Pederson, 1st Round Pick (Glen Wesley)


To New Jersey: 1st Round Pick (Scott Niedermayer)

To Toronto: Tom Kurvers


To Ottawa: Zdeno Chara, Bill Muckalt, 1st Round Pick (Jason Spezza)

To New York: Alexi Yashin


To Chicago: Pit Martin, Jack Norris, Gille Marotte

To Boston: Phil Esposito, Ken Hodge, Fred Stanfield


To LA: Wayne Gretzky, Marty McSorley, Mike Krushelnyski

To Edmonton: Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, 3 1st Round Picks (Martin Ruckinsky, Nick Stajduhar, Jason Miller), $15 Million Dollars

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