Restricted Free Agents Who May Be Trade Bait at the NHL Trade Deadline

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Restricted Free Agents Who May Be Trade Bait at the NHL Trade Deadline
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The NHL trade deadline is mostly an exchange of expiring contracts, with a few one-for-one trades thrown in. Teams are looking to upgrade in areas of weakness and add depth while taking on minimal salaries and cap.

Some teams are looking to get an early start on the summer work, and that can involve restricted free agents. Teams that know they are going to face a cap issue and will not be able to afford arbitration with their emerging talent can sometimes look to offload talented players.

Here are nine restricted free agents who could be moved as part of the 2016 trade deadline on Feb. 29.

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