Who Wants Thomas Vanek? No One Knows as Deadline Nears

As the trade deadline neared its final hours, with vocal Islanders fans comically jumping off ledges because their deadline for DO SOMETHING was apparently 10 a.m., various media weighed in on what was happening with Thomas Vanek.

In a word, no one really knows, and the lack of movement on two other key wingers -- Matt Moulson and Mike Cammalleri -- plus the on-again, off-again Ryan Kesler sweepstakes, seemed to keep things held up and people guessing.

(Stephens is the Ducks beatwriter for the OC Register.)

But also...

And perhaps...

And this was from earlier, but it about sums up the day.

Carry on, carry on.

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