NHL Rumors: Hottest Trade Buzz Surrounding Patrick Sharp, Dion Phaneuf and More

February 28th, 2015 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

The NHL trade deadline usually features contending teams bringing in supporting players to solidify themselves, but the possibility of some big names moving always exists.

While few of the obvious players on the trading block inspire excitement, contract situations could lead to some more intriguing pieces getting dealt. Bigger trades could prove difficult due to the number of moving parts involved, but almost anything can happen leading up to the deadline.

As teams continue to weigh their options with the deadline quickly approaching, here is a rundown of the hottest rumors surrounding some of the best players who could be set to change locales.


Patrick Sharp

The Chicago Blackhawks are in hot pursuit of another Stanley Cup, but with salary-cap space looking as if it will be at a premium next season, they could be compelled to make a cost-cutting move.

Perhaps the easiest way to save money would be to deal forward Patrick Sharp, who has a $5.9 million cap hit through next season, per NHLNumbers.com. Sharp has been a key part of Chicago's success over the past several ...

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