The NHL's trade deadline may not be for another couple months, but that doesn't mean that there is a lack of trade speculation. With many of the league's top players and teams struggling in the early going, there is certainly potential for some drastic changes to be made.
While it is impossible to tell sometimes which rumors are smokescreens and which are actually legitimate, all of them are great conversation starters.
With names like the Calgary Flames' Jarome Iginla and the Vancouver Canucks' Roberto Luongo possibly available, major shakeups could be in store.
It is more likely that blockbuster deals will be made closer to the deadline since that tends to be the more common occurrence in the NHL's salary cap era, but the biggest trades can strike at the most unexpected times.
Here is the latest on several stars rumored to be on the trading block.