The offseason may be over and roster finalized, but that does in no way mean all discussions between general managers has stopped. Teams are still talking to each other, suggesting trades, and are looking to improve.
The trade deadline is always one of the most exciting days of the year for a hockey fan. All our hopes and fears accumulate into one day of incredible emotion and anxiousness. Leading up to the deadline, the rumor mills explode with word, often false, about potential trades in the making.
Reading these rumors give us an idea, albeit small, of some of that discussion that goes on between general managers across the league. We start to see which players are on the market; which players are likely to be dealt.
These are 10 players who will be traded before the 2012 trade deadline.