As the 2015 Stanley Cup Final winds its way toward a conclusion, and with the NHL draft (June 26-27) quickly approaching, there's been an increase in NHL trade speculation.
Many offseason trades are usually made in the days leading up to, and including, the draft weekend. The combination of a number of NHL teams with limited salary-cap space for 2015-16 and a lack of quality talent in this summer's free-agent market could spark a significant number of trades.
The following slideshow lists 10 hypothetical NHL trades based on the latest media rumors, providing the basis for each proposed deal and analysis. Player skill, roster needs, contract terms and salary-cap payroll space factored into this ranking.