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2009 Spring Shopping List, Part 1

Below is a breakdown of names that you may see changing sweaters on or before the March 4th trade deadline.Â


Note: This is not a commentary on who the Jackets are or should be targeting, just a list of rumored names on the move and a quick look at their numbers this season.


The contract status shown is their actual salary for this year and each remaining year on their contract. When relevant, cap hit will be included for players with multiple years left on their contract.


Nik Antropov - Toronto Maple Leafs

Nik Antropov

Toronto Maple Leafs

Position: C/W

Shoots: L

Age: 28 (29 on Feb. 18)

Contract Status: 2.15 million, UFA this off-season

Stats: 18-24-42, -13


Filip Kuba - Ottawa Senators

Filip Kuba

Ottawa Senators

Position: D

Shoots: L

Age: 32

Contract Status: 3 million, UFA this off-season

Stats: 1-26-27, +7


Matthew Lombardi - Calgary Flames

Matthew Lombardi

Calgary Flames

Position: C

Shoots: L

Age: 26

Contract Status: 1.55 million, 2.350 million, UFA 2010/11, 1.817 cap hit

Stats: 8-19-27, +10


Antoine Vermette - Ottawa Senators

Antoine Vermette

Ottawa Senators

Position: C/W

Shoots: L

Age: 26

Contract Status: 2.525 million, 3 million, UFA 2010/11. 2.763 cap hit

Stats: 9-14-23, -9


Ryan Whitney - Pittsburgh Penguins

Ryan Whitney

Pittsburgh Penguins

Position: D

Shoots: L

Age: 25 (26 on Feb. 19)

Contract Status: 4.0 million per year through 2013/14

Stats: 1-10-11, -13 (24 games played due to injury)


Keith Tkachuk - St. Louis Blues

Keith Tkachuk

St. Louis Blues

Position: LW/C

Shoots: L

Age: 36

Contract Status: 4.5 million, UFA this off-season

Stats: 17-17-34, -11


Pavel Kubina - Toronto Maple Leafs

Pavel Kubina

Toronto Maple Leafs

Position: D

Shoots: R

Age: 31

Contract Status: 5 million, 5 million, UFA 2010/11, 5.0 cap hit

Stats: 8-19-27, -9


Jordan Staal - Pittsburgh Penguins

Jordan Staal

Pittsburgh Penguins

Position: C

Shoots: L

Age: 20

Contract Status: .850 million. Contract extension begins next year, 4 years, 16 million through 2012/13

Stats: 15-16-31, -7


Discuss: Like anyone on this list? Who do you think is destined for Columbus this trade deadline?


Trade Deadline Watch: 17 days


Part 2 coming Wednesday.