Although the NHL is currently locked out, teams are likely still looking at ways to improve their rosters. There has been little chatter in regards to potential transactions, but who could each team potentially trade before opening day?
With word that the salary cap ceiling could be as low as $59.3 million for the 2012-13 season, teams would have to dump some salary in the future.
There haven't been many rumors with the lockout in effect, so here is a speculative list of players who, in theory, could be traded before opening day if the deal was right.
This will include teams freeing up cap space, capitalizing on value for impending free agents and other moves that would benefit their team.