Did the buyers actually get better at the 2023 NHL trade deadline?

Trade deadline day/week/month is over. 

The dust is starting to settle, and there's a hell of a lot of dust. 

You could argue that we've never seen as tumultuous a mid-season trade season before, as contending teams desperately dumped draft capital for an impressive combination of big name rentals, useful utility players, and star players under team control. With only one Cup to go around and a battle royale in the Eastern Conference, there are going to be a lot of teams walking away from this season cursing the sacrifices they made just to ultimately go out early.

There's a lot of road ahead, and it's always interesting to see which players adjust quickly to their new locales and which ones significantly disappoint. But as we look out on the home stretch of the season, here's a look at some

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