With the NHL trade deadline just a few weeks away, rumors are beginning to heat up as the contenders continue to distance themselves from the pretenders. While there are some teams stuck in the middle, there are also several obvious buyers and sellers as the deadline approaches.
There are tons of rumors leading up to the deadline every year, and much of the time nothing comes of it as far as the big-name players go. At the same time, though, there are some very bad teams with high-profile players who may be willing to let them go for the right price.
It's obviously going to take some competitive offers to land such players, but with so many teams seemingly in the running, we could see some bidding wars for the top available players. Here are five stars who absolutely must be moved by their scuffling teams.