During the NHL's Offseason, each team makes trades and signings with the intention of either bolstering their lineup for the upcoming season, or to better prepare themselves for the future.
Seeing as the free agency pool is considered to be one of the weakest in recent memory, with only one true superstar player available, the best opportunities for General Managers to add big names to their rosters will likely be found via the trade market.
As many of the league's best teams find themselves with little cap room with which to operate, there are a variety of names being tossed around through the rumor mill, such as Philadelphia's Jeff Carter. Carter, though he is one of the Flyers' best players, comes with an expensive contract, one that Philadelphia will be unable to afford if they're serious about signing free agents Ville Leino and Ilya Bryzgalov.
With that in mind, here's a look at the biggest names that could be available on the trade market this Summer.