Breaking down the biggest moves of the 2024 CHL Trade Deadline

The 2024 CHL trade deadlines have come and gone. 

Plenty of stars were moved, including some to curious locations. 

Five members of Canada's 2024 World Junior squad were moved, starting with Fraser Minten to the Saskatoon Blade and finishing with a last-minute trade that sent Nate Danielson to the Portland Winterhawks. 

But the most intriguing trades were the ones in between, starting with the Wenatchee Wild, one of the top teams in the WHL, tearing it down.

That's where we start.  

Wenatchee Wild tear it down, WHL's Eastern Conference loads up  

Entering the season, the Wenatchee Wild was the team to beat in the WHL. They had a loaded roster with a mixture of youth and high-end top prospects, headlined by Zach Benson, Matthew Savoie, and Conor Geekie. Those three, alongside the dynamic Kenta Is

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