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From 'King Kong' Korab to Miroslav Satan to Brad Boyes, Sabres have been active at NHL trade deadline

The clock is ticking toward the 3 p.m. trade deadline. As history shows, the Sabres are going to do something.

Here is a rundown of notable deals the Sabres have made on the NHL's big trade day:

March 10, 1980 -- Traded Jerry Korab to Los Angeles for a first-round draft choice in 1982 (Phil Housley).

March 10, 1981 -- Traded Rick Martin to Los Angeles for a third-round draft choice in 1981 (Colin Chisholm) and a first-round draft choice in 1983 (Tom Barrasso); traded Don Luce to Los Angeles for a sixth-round draft choice in 1982 (Jeff Parker) and cash.

March 6, 1987 -- Traded Norm Lacombe, the professional rights to Wayne Van Dorp and a fourth-round draft choice in 1987 (Peter Eriksson) to Edmonton for Mark Napier, Lee Fogolin and a fourth-round draft choice in 1987 (John Bradley).

March 6, 1989 -- Traded Calle Johansson and a second-round draft choice in 1989 (Byron Dafoe) to Washington for Clint Malarchuk, Grant Ledyard and a sixth-round draft choice in 1991 (Brian Holzinger); March 7, 1989 -- Traded Lindy Ruff to the N.Y. Rangers for a fifth-round draft choice in 1990 (Richard Smehlik).

March 9, 1992 -- Traded Dave Snuggerud to San Jose for Wayne Presley. Traded Jay Wells to the N.Y. Rangers for Randy Moller; March 10, 1992 -- Traded Kevin Haller to Montreal for Petr Svoboda. Acquired Dave Hannan from Toronto for a sixth-round draft choice
(Chris Deruiter) in 1992.

March 22, 1993 -- Traded Mike Ramsey to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Bob Errey.

March 18, 1997 -- Traded Barrie Moore and Craig Millar to Edmonton in exchange for Miroslav Satan.

March 24, 1998 -- Acquired Paul Kruse and Jason Holland from the N.Y. Islanders in exchange for Jason Dawe.

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March 23, 1999 -- Acquires Joe Juneau, third-round pick from Washington for Alexei Tezikov; acquires Rhett Warrener, fifth-round pick (Ryan Miller) from Florida for Mike Wilson

March 10, 2000 -- Acquires Chris Gratton, second-round pick for Wayne Primeau, Brian Holzinger, Corey Sarich, third-round pick; acquires Doug Gilmour, J.P. Dumont for Michal Grosek.

March 19, 2002 -- Acquires Bob Corkum from Atlanta for a fifth-round pick.

March 10, 2003 -- Trades Stu Barnes to Dallas for Michael Ryan, second-round pick. March 11, 2003 -- Acquires Daniel Briere, third-round pick for Chris Gratton, fourth-round pick.

March 9, 2004 -- Acquires Michael Grier from Washington for Jakub Klepis.

Feb. 27, 2007 -- Acquires Dainius Zubrus, Timo Helbling from Washington for Jiri Novotny, first-round pick; trades Martin Biron to Philadelphia for second-round pick; acquires Ty Conklin from Columbus for fifth-round pick.

Feb. 26, 2008 -- Trades Brian Campbell, seventh-round pick to San Jose for Steve Bernier, first-round pick.

March 4, 2009 -- Acquires Dominic Moore from Toronto for second-round pick; trades Ales Kotalik to Edmonton for second-round pick.

March 3, 2010 -- Acquires Raffi Torres from Columbus for Nathan Paetsch, second-round pick; trades Clarke MacArthur to Atlanta for third- and fourth-round picks.

Feb. 27, 2011 -- Acquires Brad Boyes from St. Louis for second-round pick.

---John Vogl

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John Vogl

John Vogl

John Vogl has been covering the Sabres since 2002-03, an era that has included playoff runs, last-place finishes and three ownership changes. The award-winning writer is the Buffalo chapter chairman for the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association.

@BuffNewsVogl | jvogl@buffnews.com

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