Though the spotlight currently shines squarely on Stanley Cup playoff action, it's never to early to take a peek down the road and reassess rosters in preparation for the offseason. Players from across the globe will be up for grabs.
Some seek solely money, while others are doggedly pursuing elusive Stanley Cup titles. For squads in need of a left winger, there are a variety of options to chose from.
Here we take a look toward free agency with a rundown of top available left wing standouts.
2013 salaries provided by nhlnumbers.com,