The 2011-12 NHL trade deadline is on Feb. 27, 2012. That gives NHL general managers 56 days to make trades that will make their teams better. It also places a time limit on them to get rid of unwanted contracts and problem players that might be detrimental to their playoff chances.
Almost all of the NHL's 30 teams have an obvious choice for a player that they would love to get rid of at the deadline.
There are a few teams that you have to look at really closely to find someone the team might want to shed, but I have looked at all 30 teams, and here are my findings.