WATCH: NHL Releases Footage Of An Official Trade Call From Yesterday’s Trade Deadline

Here at the Sports Page, we’ve spent a lot of time praising the NHL’s efforts to grant fans an all-access pass to everything that goes on with the league.

Make no mistake, the NHL is very aware that the behind the scenes footage it has provided lately has been a huge hit with fans, and the league’s marketing team is constantly brainstorming new ways to bring fans closer to the game.

Last night, the NHL posted footage of an official trade call from yesterday’s swap of Dennis Wideman to the Washington Capitals.  Later, the league also added this video of the trade call that made the Los Angeles Kings’ acquisition of Dustin Penner official.  Take a look: