The New Jersey Devils are off to a hot start in 2013, earning points in every game so far. Whether their strong start will continue and lead to a strong season remains to be seen, but we've seen enough to speculate on.
The Devils seem to be headed in the right direction this season. Martin Brodeur is as solid as ever in net, Ilya Kovalchuk is leading an offense in which David Clarkson has taken a huge role and the defense is shutting down opponents.
But as with every team, the Devil have areas that need improvement. A few promising players are in the Devils system but not many—and even fewer can be relied on now. That means the Devils may need to make some trades this season to contend for the Stanley Cup.
Who might they shop around the league? Here are four players they'll put on the block.