Winners and losers of the 2020 NHL trade deadline

Posted On: Feb 25, 2020   |   Posted By: TheScore

Winners and losers of the 2020 NHL trade deadline

With the 2020 NHL trade deadline in the rearview mirror, it's time to award winner and loser titles around the league. Deals made in the weeks leading up to the deadline were also considered for this exercise. Winners Edmonton Oilers The Oilers filled a huge need on deadline day, adding some much-needed speed and skill to the wings in the form of Andreas Athanasiou and Tyler Ennis. Athanasiou can absolutely fly - he has speed similar to McDavid 's. He's having a rough season, but who on the Detroit Red Wings isn't? He's just a year removed from a 30-goal campaign and will undoubtedly benefit from playing alongside either McDavid, Leon Draisaitl , or Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. He's also just 25 years old and a pending RFA. Acquiring him for only two second-rounders and Sam Gagner is a huge win. Ennis is such a good fit for the Oilers. Not only is he an Edmonton native, but he thinks the game at an elite level and has enough skill to hang with the Oilers' top centers. He can also be effective playing down in the...

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