With the NHL's March 5 trade deadline fast approaching, there is growing anticipation over possible moves leading up to the deadline. Speculation is also rampant over which players could be on the trade block.
Teams that stand no chance of reaching the playoffs this season will attempt to shed salary and rebuild. Stanley Cup contenders will look for a key player to improve their Cup chances. Clubs hoping to hang onto a playoff berth and those jockeying for contention could also be active by deadline day.
Some teams will try to improve their goaltending. Some seek either a puck-moving defenseman or a physical blueliner. There will be teams trying to upgrade their offense. Others will search of experienced checking depth.
Here's a look at the 30 NHL teams and the one player each should target before the trade deadline.