NHL Atlantic Division Trade Deadline Preview

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BUFFALO SABRES

Feb 25, 2014; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres defenseman

Christian Ehrhoff

(10) celebrates his goal during the second period against the Carolina Hurricanes at First Niagara Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

STANDINGS:  44 points, dead last in the 30 team NHL

PLAYOFF PROGNOSIS/STATUS:  Not in the foreseeable future/ Seller

NEEDS:  In the midst of a rebuild, the Sabres need younger players, prospects and future draft picks.

DEADLINE CAP SPACE:  $37M, not a factor as they won’t likely be adding much salary.

ASSETS TO DEAL:  Tim Murray is open for business.  Anyone except prospects and perhaps Cody Hodgson could get dealt.

RUMORS: The biggest domino fell early with the Miller deal, but Christian Ehrhoff has been asked for a list of 8 teams he would not go to.  Newly acquired Chris Stewart could be on the move again (with Ottawa as a potential destination), as might Jaroslav HalakHenrik Tallinder is a soon to be UFA and could easily be moved, and Matt Moulson will almost definitely be changing addresses again.