2. Endless Trade Possibilities
With this year’s draft, the amount of quality players up for grabs has teams interested and making pitches to position themselves to grab one. The chatter also involves present NHL-roster players.
No one seems to be immuned, no matter how much of an impact a player has made in the past. This is partly due to the restrictions this salary cap era has caused. It’s caused teams to maneuver their way through the financial madness and set them up for success in the future.
You could say it’s the equivalent to the stock market. Better yet, trading cards as a youngster. In the hockey world, this is one of those days that fans mark on their calendar as a marquee event in the offseason. It’s up there with the annual Trade Deadline and Free Agency.