COLUMBUS, Ohio Everyone expected the Columbus Blue Jackets to make a deal before the NHL's trade deadline Monday.
They did. But it did not involve star Rick Nash.
Nash was the most prized player available in the league's annual late-season market day. Despite reports of strong pushes from several teams, Nash stayed put. The Blue Jackets did deal center Samuel Pahlsson to the Canucks for two fourth-round draft picks and minor-league a defenseman.
Boston/N.Y. Islanders: The Bruins acquired forward Brian Rolston and defenseman Mike Mottau from the New York Islanders in exchange for two prospects.
Boston/Minnesota: The Wild traded defenseman Greg Zanon to the Bruins for defenseman Steve Kampfer.
Buffalo/Nashville: The Predators acquired forward Paul Gaustad and a fourth-round pick in the 2013 draft from Buffalo for a first-round 2012 draft pick.
Buffalo/Vancouver: The Sabres acquired rookie center Cody Hodgson in exchange for Canucks rookie forward Zack Kassian. Buffalo also sent Marc-Andre Gragnani to Vancouver in exchange for Alexander Sulzer.
Chicago: The Blackhawks picked up veteran Johnny Oduya from the Jets and sent John Scott to the Rangers.
Colorado/San Jose: The Sharks acquired forwards Daniel Winnik and T.J. Galiardi from the Avalanche for forward Jamie McGinn and two prospects.
Detroit/Tampa Bay: The Red Wings traded defenseman Mike Commodore to Tampa Bay for a seventh-round pick in 2013.
Edmonton/Minnesota: The Wild traded defenseman Nick Schultz, to the Oilers for defenseman Tom Gilbert.
Nashville/Montreal: The Predators acquired forward Andrei Kostitsyn from Montreal for a second-round and conditional fifth-round pick in the 2013 draft.
Tampa Bay/Toronto: The Lightning traded forward Carter Ashton to the Maple Leafs for defenseman Keith Aulis.
Avalanche 4, Anaheim 1: Ryan O'Reilly broke a tie 37 seconds into the third period and Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots, helping Colorado beat Anaheim in Denver.
Oilers 5, Jets 3: Lennart Petrell and Taylor Hall both had a goal and an assist as Edmonton scored four times in the third to beat host Winnipeg.
Predators 2, Kings 1: Pekka Rinne made 30 saves in leading host Nashville to a victory over Los Angeles.
Rangers 2, Devils 0: Carl Hagelin scored late in the first and Henrik Lundqvist made the goal stand up as New York snapped New Jersey's seven-game road winning streak with a victory.