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The Montreal Canadiens acquired forward Petteri Nokelainen and defenceman Garrett Stafford from the Phoenix Coyotes on Sunday in exchange for forward Brock Trotter and a seventh-round draft pick in 2013.
Although the NHL season is very young, the trade rumors from the offseason that never materialized are beginning to resurface as new speculations are also being made.
There is plenty of hockey to still be played, but already some players would love to get out of their current surroundings and be dealt to a different franchise.
Some guys could just need a change of scenery while others just want to play for a winner to have a chance to win a Stanley Cup before their career ends.
Here are 11 such NHLers who would welcome a trade ASAP.
According to the Philadelphia Daily News, Flyers forward Scott Hartnell has admitted his disappointment over losing playing time this season, but still enjoys being a member of the club.
Don’t automatically assume Daniel Alfredsson will be a top candidate to be a “rental player” at the NHL trade deadline.
While there is a possibility the Senators captain could be traded to a contender in February so he has a chance to win a Stanley Cup, it’s far from a sure thing.
Ivanans (CGY) and Bagnall (MIN) clear waivers. On waivers today: Nolan Baumgartner (VAN) and Scott Jackson (TB).