The NHL trade deadline is an opportunity for teams to load up for a championship run. These teams are usually dealing for quality players who possess expiring contracts, with the common cost for that player being a draft pick.
There are times when we see a change of scenery at the deadline for a player who has reached a crossroads with his current club. In a clear case of "one man's junk is another man's treasure," some real gems can be found for the wise shopper.
Here are eight NHL players in need of a change of scenery at the 2016 trade deadline.