Sabres Trade Deadline History

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1970-71
Deadline: Unknown

No Deadline Trades

1971-72
Deadline: March 5, 1972
13-37-15 (6th, Eastern Division)

March 5, 1972 To Buffalo:
Cash
To NY Rangers:
Phil Goyette

1972-73
Deadline: March 3, 1973
33-21-10 (4th, Eastern Division)

No Deadline Trades

1973-74
Deadline: March 10, 1974
28-27-9 (5th, Eastern Division)

March 10, 1974 To Buffalo:
Brian Spencer
To NY Islanders:
Doug Rombough

1974-75
Deadline: Unknown

March 3, 1975 To Buffalo:
Rights to Gerry Desjardins
To NY Islanders:
Rights to Garry Lariviere

1975-76
Deadline: March 10, 1976
36-19-12 (3rd, Wales Conference)

No Deadline Trades

1976-77
Deadline: March 8, 1977
41-20-6 (2nd, Wales Conference)

March 3, 1977 To Buffalo:
Cash
To Washington:
Roger Crozier

1977-78
Deadline: March 15, 1978
39-14-15 (3rd, Wales Conference)

No Deadline Trades

1978-79
Deadline: March 13, 1979
28-24-14 (3rd, Wales Conference)

March 12, 1979 To Buffalo:
3rd Rd. Pick, 1979 (Jacques Cloutier)
3rd Rd. Pick, 1980 (Sean McKenna)
To NY Rangers:
Jocelyn Guevremont

1979-80
Deadline: March 1, 1980
41-17-10 (1st,Wales Conference)

March 10, 1980 To Buffalo:
1st Rd. Pick, 1982 (Phil Housley)
To  Los Angeles:
Jerry Korab

1980-81
Deadline: March 10, 1981
32-15-19 (3rd, Wales Conference)

March 10, 1981

To Buffalo:
1st Rd. Pick, 1983 (Tom Barrasso)
3rd Rd. Pick, 1981 (Colin Chisholm)

To Los Angeles:
Rick Martin
March 10, 1981

To Buffalo:
6th Rd. Pick, 1982 (Jeff Parker)
Cash

To Los Angeles:
Don Luce

1981-82
Deadline: March 9, 1982
33-20-14 (4th, Wales Conference)

No Deadline Trades

1982-83
Deadline: March 8, 1983
34-22-12 (5th, Wales Conference)

No Deadline Trades

1983-84
Deadline: March 6, 1984
40-21-7 (1st, Wales Conference)

No Deadline Trades

1984-85
Deadline: March 12, 1985
32-21-13 (4th, Wales Conference)

No Deadline Trades

1985-86
Deadline: March 11, 1986
32-30-6 (6th, Wales Conference)

March 11, 1986 To Buffalo:
Phil Russell
To New Jersey:
12th Rd. Pick, 1986 (Doug Kirton)

1986-87
Deadline: March 10, 1987
25-35-7 (9th, Wales Conference)

March 6, 1987 To Buffalo:
Mark Napier
Lee Fogolin
4th Rd. Pick, 1987 (John Bradley)
To Edmonton:
Norm Lacombe
Rights to Wayne Van Dorp
4th Rd. Pick, 1987 (Peter Eriksson)

1987-88
Deadline: March 8, 1988
31-27-9 (6th, Wales Conference)

No Deadline Trades

1988-89
Deadline: March 7, 1989
30-31-6 (7th, Wales Conference)

March 6, 1989 To Buffalo:
Clint Malarchuk
Grant Ledyard
6th Rd. Pick, 1991 (Brian Holzinger)
To Washington:
Calle Johansson
2nd Rd. Pick, 1989 (Byron Dafoe)
March 7, 1989 To Buffalo:
5th Rd. Pick, 1990 (Richard Smehlik)
To NY Rangers:
Lindy Ruff

1989-90
Deadline: March 6, 1990
37-24-7 (2nd, Wales Conference)

March 5, 1990 To Buffalo:
Jay Wells
4th Rd. Pick, 1991 (Peter Ambroziak)
To Philadelphia:
Kevin Maguire
2nd Rd. Pick, 1990 (Mikael Renberg)

1990-91
Deadline: March 5, 1991
25-25-16 (7th, Wales Conference)

March 5, 1991 To Buffalo:
Tony Tanti
To Pittsburgh:
Rights to Ken Priestlay
March 5, 1991 To Buffalo:
Steve Weeks
To Vancouver:
Future Considerations

1991-92
Deadline: March 10, 1992
25-31-11 (9th, Wales Conference)

March 9, 1992 To Buffalo:
Wayne Presley
To San Jose:
Dave Snuggerud
March 9, 1992 To Buffalo:
Randy Moller
To NY Rangers:
Jay Wells
March 10, 1992 To Buffalo:
Peter Svoboda
To San Jose:
Kevin Haller 
March 10, 1992 To Buffalo:
Dave Hannan
To Toronto:
6th Rd. Pick, 1992 (Chris Deruiter)

1992-93
Deadline: March 22, 1993
34-27-10 (6th, Wales Conference)

March 2, 1993 To Buffalo:
Bob Errey
To Pittsburgh:
Mike Ramsey

1993-94
Deadline: March 21, 1994
37-27-9 (6th, Wales Conference)

No Deadline Trades

1994-95
Deadline: April 7, 1995
16-12-6 (6th, Eastern Conference)

April 7, 1995 To Buffalo:
Garry Galley
To Philadelphia:
Petr Svoboda
April 7, 1995 To Buffalo:
Scott Pearson
To Edmonton:
Ken Sutton

1995-96
Deadline: March 20, 1996
27-36-7 (11th, Eastern Conference)

March 19, 1996 To Buffalo:
Denis Hamel
To St. Louis:
Charlie Huddy
7th Rd. Pick, 1996 (Daniel Corso)
March 20, 1996 To Buffalo:
6th Rd. Pick, 1996 (Darren Mortier)
To Colorado:
Dave Hannan
March 20, 1996 To Buffalo:
Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre
2nd Rd. Pick, 1996 (Cory Sarich)
3rd Rd. Pick, 1997 (Maxim Afinogenov)
To St. Louis:
Yuri Khmylev
8th Rd. Pick, 1996 (Andrei Podkonicky)

1996-97
Deadline: March 18, 1997
37-21-11 (3rd, Eastern Conference)

March 18, 1997 To Buffalo:
Miroslav Satan
To Edmonton:
Barrie Moore
Craig Millar

1997-98
Deadline: March 24, 1998
28-25-15 (7th, Eastern Conference)

March 24, 1998 To Buffalo:
Paul Kruse
Jason Holland
To NY Islanders:
Jason Dawe

1998-99
Deadline: March 24, 1998
32-23-13 (6th, Eastern Conference)

March 11, 1999 To Buffalo:
Stu Barnes
To Pittsburgh:
Matthew Barnaby
March 23, 1999 To Buffalo:
Joe Juneau
3rd Rd. Pick, 1999 (Tim Preston)
To Washington:
Alexei Tezikov
March 23, 1999 To Buffalo:
Rhett Warrener
5th Rd. Pick, 1999 (Ryan Miller)
To Florida:
Mike Wilson
March 23, 1999 To Buffalo:
2nd Rd. Pick, 1999 (Michael Zigomanis)
To Dallas:
Derek Plante

1999-00
Deadline: March 14, 2000
28-30-10-2 (11th, Eastern Conference)

March 10, 2000 To Buffalo:
Chris Gratton
2nd Rd. Pick, 2001 (Derek Roy)
To Tampa Bay:
Wayne Primeau
Brian Holzinger
Cory Sarich
3rd Rd. Pick, 2000 (Alexander Kharitonov)
March 10, 2000 To Buffalo:
Doug Gilmour
Jean-Pierre Dumont
To Chicago:
Michal Grosek

2000-01
Deadline: March 13, 2001
36-26-5-1 (6th, Eastern Conference)

March 13, 2001 To Buffalo:
Donald Audette
To Atlanta:
Kamil Piros
4th Rd. Pick, 2001 (Igor Valeyev)
March 13, 2001 To Buffalo:
Steve Heinze
To Columbus:
3rd Rd. Pick, 2001 (Per Mars)

2001-02
Deadline: March 19, 2002
28-30-9-1 (10th, Eastern Conference)

No Deadline Trades

2002-03
Deadline: March 11, 2003
21-32-9-6 (13th, Eastern Conference)

March 10, 2003 To Buffalo:
Mike Ryan
2nd Rd. Pick, 2003 (Branislav Fabry)
To Dallas:
Stu Barnes
March 10, 2003 To Buffalo:
Future Considerations
To Ottawa:
Rob Ray
March 11, 2003 To Buffalo:
Daniel Briere
3rd Rd. Pick, 2004 (Andrej Sekera)
To Phoenix:
Chris Gratton
4th Rd. Pick, 2004 (Liam Reddox)

2003-04
Deadline: March 9, 2004
30-31-6-1 (9th, Eastern Conference)

March 8, 2004 To Buffalo:
Brad Brown
6th Rd. Pick, 2005 (Vyacheslav Buravchikov)
To Minnesota:
4th Rd. Pick, 2005 (Kyle Bailey)
March 9, 2004 To Buffalo:
Jeff Jillson
9th Rd. Pick, 2005 (Andrew Orpik)
To San Jose:
Curtis Brown
Andy Delmore
March 9, 2004 To Buffalo:
Mike Grier
To Washington:
Jakub Klepis

2005-06
Deadline: March 9, 2006
39-16-5 (3rd, Eastern Conference)

March 9, 2006 To Buffalo:
2nd Rd. Pick, 2006 (Jhonas Enroth)
To Vancouver:
Mika Noronen

2006-07
Deadline: February 27, 2007
39-16-5 (3rd, Eastern Conference)

February 27, 2007
To Buffalo:
Dainius Zubrus
Timo Helbling
To Washington:
Jiri Novotny
February 27, 2007
To Buffalo:
Mikko Lehtonen
To Nashville:
4th Rd. Pick, 2007 (Mike Santorelli)
February 27, 2007
To Buffalo:
Ty Conklin
To Columbus:
5th Rd. Pick, 2007 (Michael Neal)
February 27, 2007
To Buffalo:
2nd Rd. Pick, 2007 (TJ Brennan)
To Philadelphia:
Martin Biron

2007-08
Deadline: February, 26, 2008
30-24-9 (9th, Eastern Conference)

February 26, 2008 To Buffalo:
Steve Bernier
1st Rd. Pick, 2008 (Tyler Ennis)
To San Jose:
Brian Campbell
7th Rd. Pick, 2007 (Drew Daniels)

2008-09
Deadline: March 4, 2009
31-25-7 (10th, Eastern Conference)

March 4, 2009 To Buffalo:
Mikael Tellqvist
To Phoenix:
4th Rd. Pick, 2010 (Mark MacMillan)
March 4, 2009 To Buffalo:
2nd Rd. Pick, 2009 (Jesse Blacker)
To Edmonton:
Ales Kotalik
March 4, 2009 To Buffalo:
Dominic Moore
To Toronto:
2nd Rd. Pick, 2009 (Jesse Blacker)

2009-10
Deadline: March 3, 2010
33-19-9 (5th, Eastern Conference)

March 3, 2010 To Buffalo:
Raffi Torres
To Columbus:
Nathan Paetsch
2nd Rd. Pick, 2010 (Petr Straka)
March 3, 2010 To Buffalo:
3rd Rd. Pick, 2010 (Jerome Gauthier-Leduc)
4th Rd. Pick, 2010 (Steven Shipley)
To Atlanta:
Clarke MacArthur

2010-11
Deadline: February 28, 2011
29-25-7 (9th, Eastern Conference)

February 27, 2011 To Buffalo:
Brad Boyes
To St. Louis:
2nd Rd. Pick, 2011 (Joel Edmundson)

2011-12
Deadline: February 27, 2012
27-27-8 (12th, Eastern Conference)

February 27, 2012 To Buffalo:
Cody Hodgson
To Vancouver:
Zack Kassian
February 27, 2012 To Buffalo:
Alexander Sulzer
To Vancouver:
Marc-Andre Gragnani
February 27, 2012 To Buffalo:
1st Rd. Pick, 2012 (Mark Jankowski)
To Nashville:
Paul Gaustad
4th Rd. Pick, 2013 (Juuse Saros)

2012-13
Deadline: April 3, 2013
14-17-6 (12th, Eastern Conference)

March 31, 2013 To Buffalo:
2nd Rd. Pick, 2013 (Justin Bailey)
5th Rd. Pick, 2013 (Anthony Florentino)
To St. Louis:
Jordan Leopold
April 1, 2013 To Buffalo:
2nd Rd. Pick, 2014 (Alex Lintuniemi)
2nd Rd. Pick, 2015 (Erik Cernak)
To Los Angeles:
Robyn Regehr
April 3, 2013 To Buffalo:
Johan Larsson
Matt Hackett
1st Rd. Pick, 2013 (Nikita Zadorov)
2nd Rd. Pick, 2014 (Vaclav Karabacek)
To Minnesota:
Jason Pominville
4th Rd. Pick, 2014 (William Lagesson)

2013-14
Deadline: March 5, 2014
18-35-8 (16th, Eastern Conference)

February 28, 2014 To Buffalo:
Jaroslav Halak
Chris Stewart
William Carrier
1st Rd. Pick, 2015 (Jack Roslovic)
Conditional 3rd Rd. Pick, 2016 (Linus Nassen)
To St. Louis:
Ryan Miller
Steve Ott
March 5, 2014 To Buffalo:
Nicolas Deslauriers
Hudson Fasching
To Los Angeles:
Brayden McNabb
Jonathan Parker2nd Rd. Pick, 2014 (Alex Lintuniemi)
2nd Rd. Pick, 2015 (Erik Cernak)
March 5, 2014 To Buffalo:
Michal Neuvirth
Rostislav Klesla
To Washington:
Jaroslav Halak
3rd Rd. Pick, 2015 (Robin Kovacs)
March 5, 2014 To Buffalo:
Torrey Mitchell
2nd Rd. Pick, 2014 (Vitek Vanecek)
2nd Rd. Pick, 2016 (Chad Krys)
To Minnesota:
Matt Moulson
Cody McCormick

2014-15
Deadline: March 2, 2015
19-39-5 (16th, Eastern Conference)

March 2, 2015 To Buffalo:
5th Rd. Pick, 2016 (Vojtech Budik)
To Montreal:
Brian Flynn
March 2, 2015 To Buffalo:
Chad Johnson
3rd Rd. Pick, 2016 (William Lockwood)
To NY Islanders:
Michal Neuvirth
March 2, 2015 To Buffalo:
Jack Nevins
7th Rd. Pick, 2016 (Vasily Glotov)
To Montreal:
Torrey Mitchell
March 2, 2015 To Buffalo:
2nd Rd. Pick, 2017
To Minnesota:
Chris Stewart

2015-16
Deadline: February 29, 2016
25-31-7 (15th, Eastern Conference)

February 23, 2016 To Buffalo:
3rd Rd. Pick, 2017
To Washington:
Mike Weber
February 27, 2016 To Buffalo:
Alex Guptill
Eric O’Dell
Cole Schneider
Michael Sdao
To Ottawa:
Jason Akeson
Jerome Leduc
Philip Varone
February 29, 2016 To Buffalo:
Conditional 3rd Rd. Pick, 2016 (Rem Pitlick)
To Anaheim:
Jamie McGinn

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