Ranking every team's work at the deadline

TORONTO -- It was a grind.

Gone are the days of general managers putting a sign up over the door and waiting for the first-round picks and prospects to line up at the register.

“It was a tight market,” Calgary GM Brad Treliving said while meeting with the media after the NHL trade deadline. “The day of first-round picks and multiple picks going out the door -- that wasn’t this deadline.”

It meant that the Bruins hung on to Loui Eriksson. It meant that the Canucks kept everybody. Trades weren’t easy to make, and that’s why Treliving’s deadline was so impressive. He made multiple deals in the last week, and when it all settled he landed two second-round picks, including one that could become a first; defenseman Jyrki Jokipakka; prospect Brett Pollock; prospect Hunter Shinkaruk; a fourth-round pick; and a sixth-round pick.

“We’re extremely happy,” Treliving said -- and he should be. “You have to get a sense of things and trust your instincts.”

With the Flames holding the top spot, here’s a leaguewide ranking of how the rest of the teams fared during trade deadline season, kicked off by the Shawn Matthias trade on Feb. 21: