Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal is checked against the boards by...

Carolina Hurricanes' Eric Staal is checked against the boards by New York Rangers' Dan Girardi during the third period. New York won 4-3 in a shootout. (Feb. 22, 2011) Credit: AP

Join Newsday hockey writer Arthur Staple at 2 p.m. Thursday for a live chat to discuss all the rumors floating around as Monday's NHL trading deadline approaches. We'll field any and all hockey questions you've got, be it Rangers, Islanders, Devils or another team.

As always, we'll open the chat room 15 minutes ahead of the scheduled start time to give you an opportunity to line up your questions.

The chat will also include tweets from Islanders beat writer Katie Strang and Rangers beat writer Steve Zipay, just to keep you updated in case news breaks during the chat.

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