The Player on Each NHL Team Most Likely to Be Traded in 2016-17

August 23rd, 2016 by Steve Macfarlane Leave a reply »
There are plenty of reasons for NHL trades. Teams in danger of missing the playoffs will look to ditch their expiring contracts for an asset or two before they potentially lose them for nothing. Those looking to make a playoff run will seek out depth players to bolster their roster. In some cases, regardless of position in the standings, teams will be forced to shake things up because of an unhappy player or salary-cap troubles. 

Not every team will be involved in the deals made over the 2016-17 season, but each of the 30 franchises has a player most likely to be moved. Whether or not it happens will depend on the events that unfold over the next few months. 

Here's a look at every NHL franchise's most likely trade candidate for the 2016-17 season. Join the conversation in the comments section and add your two cents.

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