A look at some of Murray’s bigger trades over the years

Since taking over as general manager in 2007, Bryan Murray hasn’t shied away from making big trades in an effort to strengthen — or rebuild — his club. If he intends to make a run at the Stanley Cup over the next two years, he might need to pull off a couple more. Here’s a look at some of Murray’s moves over the years.

Since taking over as general manager in 2007, Bryan Murray hasn’t shied away from making big trades in an effort to strengthen — or rebuild — his club. If he intends to make a run at the Stanley Cup over the next two years, he might need to pull off a couple more. Here’s a look at some of Murray’s moves over the years.

  • July 5, 2013: Acquired winger Bobby Ryan from Anaheim Ducks for forwards Jakob Silfverberg, Stefan Noesen and Ottawa’s first-round draft pick in 2014.
  • April 3, 2012: Acquired forward Cory Conacher from Tampa Bay Lightning for goaltender Ben Bishop and Philadelphia’s fourth-round pick in 2013.
  • July 1, 2012: Acquired defenceman Marc Methot from Columbus Blue Jackets for forward Nick Foligno.
  • Feb. 26, 2012: Acquired Ben Bishop from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a second-round pick (Thomas Vannelli) in 2013.
  • Dec. 17, 2011: Acquired centre Kyle Turris for defenceman David Rundblad and a second-round pick in 2012 (pick was traded to Columbus) from Phoenix.
  • Feb. 24, 2011: Traded Alex Kovalev to Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a seventh-round pick in 2011 (used for Ryan Dzingel).
  • Feb. 15, 2011: Traded centre Chris Kelly to Boston for a second-round pick in 2011 (Shane Prince).
  • Feb. 10, 2011: Traded centre Mike Fisher to Nashville for a first-round pick in 2011 (Stefan Noesen) and a third-round pick in 2012 (Jarrod Maidens).
  • Sept. 12, 2009: Traded winger Dany Heatley and a fifth-round pick in 2010 (Isaac MacLeod) to San Jose for forwards Milan Michalek and Jonathan Cheechoo.
  • March 4, 2009: Acquired goaltender Pascal Leclaire and a second-round pick (Robin Lehner) for centre Antoine Vermette.
  • Feb. 20, 2009: Acquired defenceman Chris Campoli and centre Mike Comrie from New York Islanders in exchange for Dean McAmmond and the San Jose Sharks’ 2009 first-round pick.
  • Feb. 11, 2008: Acquired forward Cory Stillman and defenceman Mike Commodore from Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenceman Joe Corvo and forward Patrick Eaves.

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