Are you ready, hockey fans? The next few weeks will see so many rumors flying around regarding the 2011 NHL Draft and the start of NHL free agency that most hockey fans will be left dazed and confused by early July.
Jeff Carter trade rumors continue to surface, the Columbus Blue Jackets continue to openly shop their draft pick, and Nicklas Lidstrom will make a decision on his retirement this week. Meanwhile, the top two restricted free agents, Shea Weber and Zach Parise, are both not going anywhere as the Devils and Predators have both filed for arbitration while negotiating a new extension.
There's plenty to get into, so consider this your one stop destination for all of the latest trade, free agency, and NHL Draft rumors over the next couple of days.