How to find the best NHL trade partners for a 2018-19 season
The NHL is trying to get its players to focus on winning now, and players are coming up with new strategies for navigating a busy trade season.
Here’s what to watch in the NHL this summer.
What to watch: NHL players trade on June 30th and July 1st for the 2018-2019 season.
The NHLPA’s first-ever trade deadline, which will open with the start of training camp on July 6, is only three weeks away.
The players that have the most to gain from a trade will have to do the heavy lifting.
Players with no NHL contracts and no cap space can sign a three-year, $9.2 million contract with a team to get a first-round pick in return.
There are also plenty of options for players that are currently playing and could be available in trades.
Some of those players are: