With the NHL All-Star break (Jan. 28 to Feb. 1) fast approaching and the Feb. 29 trade deadline on the horizon, trade rumors are flourishing. Notable stars, like Winnipeg Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien (pictured above), could be on the move in the coming weeks.
Not every potential trade candidate is a pending free agent like Byfuglien. Some, like Buffalo Sabres right wing Tyler Ennis, still have term on their contract. There's also increasing interest in the status of suspended Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Jonathan Drouin.
But how many of the rumors involving these players have basis in fact? Here's a look at the biggest recent NHL trade rumors to determine which ones are fact or fiction. As always, feel free to voice your views in the comments section below.