The NHL offseason is an opportunity for teams to get the first initial jump on everybody else by signing that elusive player that every other team wants. It just so happens that during this time, there are those moments that shock people.
The moments that redefine a team’s future.
The moments that make your heart sink because your team missed out on a player.
And finally the moments that make you understand why you have stuck by your team’s side for so long.
The 2012 NHL offseason has provided some of these moments and here is a look at 10 of the more shocking moves that have taken place.