July 1 is a great day for a few reasons. Summer weather is in full force, Independence Day is on the horizon, and NHL Free Agent rumors become reality as unrestricted free agents pick a destination ending all of the speculation.
Anyone who follows the NHL closely has likely encountered dozens of trade rumors ranging from highly likely to completely far-fetched. On Friday the rumors will slowly start to turn themselves in for the much more enlightening breaking news.
Here are the seven rumors most likely to happen heading into free agency.