For every team but Detroit and Pittsburgh, the summer of 2009 has already begun—and with their 3-2 series lead, it looks like Detroit has a good chance of making more arrangements for Lord Stanley's Cup to be traveling this summer.
There are some big names on the market, and despite a miserable economy, there are a lot of teams that could shape and/or lose their future this summer.
So, let's take a look at the top 20 players entering unrestricted free agency in the NHL this summer.
NOTE: I'm not ranking goalies in this list, as it's hard to compare how goaltenders rank next to skill position players.
I'll bring you a list of goalies later.