The NHL may be in midst of CBA negotiations and a second lockout in eight seasons is now a real threat, but fans still hold out hope that the league and the NHL Players' Association will work out a deal allowing hockey to go on as usual without any time lost.
Eventually, training camps will start, whether it be for this season or next. With them may come a host of signings and trades as General Managers will try fix the holes on their teams.
At this time, there are a number of players who may be on the NHL trade block.
Here are the top eight players who may be traded before training camp starts.