Remembering The Biggest Trade Deadlines in Hurricanes History: Post-Lockout Success

The 2004-05 lockout brought about a lot of changes for the league, helping the Canes reach new heights in the organization's history almost immediately.

Edmonton Oilers v Carolina Hurricanes: Game 7
Edmonton Oilers v Carolina Hurricanes: Game 7 / Jim McIsaac/GettyImages
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Coming out of the lockout that canceled the 2004-05 season, the league was not the same. With the implementation of the shootout and other tweaks to the game, there seemed to be an emphasis on creating offense. Scoring had never been a major part of the Hurricanes' identity, but these changes could help turn that around.

In the first part of the series, we looked at some of the organization's biggest deadlines before the lockout. Naturally, that means the next phase is the early days after the lockout. With over a year between games, no one knew what to expect. The first four seasons out of the lockout brought some of the biggest moments in team history. With unprecedented success comes big moves to ensure they remain at the top of the mountain. Here is a look at every deadline between 2006 and 2009.