2011 NHL Draft: 7 Teams That Could Trade Their First-Round Pick on Draft Day

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2011 NHL Draft: 7 Teams That Could Trade Their First-Round Pick on Draft Day
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The 2011 NHL draft is upon us, and most eyes will be on the young prospects and what jerseys they put on.

But another interesting side note to pay attention to is the numerous potential trades that could happen in one day.

There are a number of general managers that have been very upfront about wanting to trade their first-round picks in order to either move up in the draft or acquire a current NHL star. Banter like this is not uncommon in the days leading up to the big day, but this year's draft seems to have stirred up more discussion than in previous years.

Of course, no one really knows what will actually happen when push comes to shove. However, if there are going to be deals that take place involving first-round picks, here are a few teams that will likely be in the middle of them.

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