It's official:Â the trade deadline has come and gone ... not with a bang but a whimper.
Aside from the agonizingly slow pace throughout most of the day, some fascinating moves (and non-moves) took place, for both the Maple Leafs and the league as a whole.
Here are my thoughts, in the aftermath of Deadline Day:
When it comes to trade rumours, generally the first thing we look at is the salary cap, and how much cap space the teams in question have available.Â But how important is the cap, in order for potential trades to become reality?
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