When can teams start trading again NHL? NHL teams can make trades every day of the year except for nine days in December referred to as the NHL Christmas Trade Freeze. As well, trades are allowed after the March trade deadline, but those traded players are not allowed to play in the playoffs for their new team.
Can teams trade after deadline NHL? Many people think the NHL Trade Deadline is a Trade Deadline. It’s not. Players can still be traded after the Trade Deadline. However, traded players cannot play in any regular season and/or playoff games this season with the acquiring team.
What time does the trade deadline end NHL? The 3 p.m. ET NHL trade deadline has passed as teams can no longer acquire or trade players.
Can you make a trade after the deadline? As of 2019, players may still be placed and claimed on outright waivers after the Trade Deadline, but trades aren’t permitted after that date.