When a team is in need of a defenseman during the season in the NHL, they quickly realize that they can be few and far between, especially in the salary cap era.
Upcoming free agents, players with big contracts, or just an opportunity to make a change for a team in need of one, the reasons to part ways with a defender can be endless, but it's not always a smart idea when you think of what's available on the market.
This season, while there isn't exactly a plethora of superstars available, there are some great defenders who potentially could be changing addresses this season if the right suitor comes calling.
Just because they find themselves on this list doesn't mean they're a sure thing to be traded, but due to their team's situation, contract situation, or potential offers coming there way, they're the logical choice to be packing their bags.
You can never have enough defensemen and in the NHL with the playoff races and divisional battles just heating up this season, every team will have their eyes peeled for a chance to snag a blue liner on the market.
Here's 25 defensemen who just might find themselves on that market this season.