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The Trade Deadline Expires In Less Than Two Weeks

from Dan Rosen of NHL.com,

The 2018 NHL Trade Deadline is fast approaching, which means the speculation has started, the rumors are flying, the lists of which scouts are at which games are being tweeted out by reporters, and the buyers and sellers are emerging.

Though the hockey world will likely have to wait to find out what's going to happen next for New York Islanders captain John Tavares, Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson and Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson -- all three of whom are unlikely to be traded before the deadline, which is at 3 p.m. ET on Feb. 26 -- there are many players who could be changing teams soon.

Who knows, maybe Tavares, Karlsson and Ekman-Larsson could be on the move too. There are no guarantees around the deadline, not with offers being made and contenders pushing for the one player who they think can get them over the top.

Not including Tavares, Karlsson and Ekman-Larsson, here's a list of impact players (in alphabetical order by position) who could be traded or have been linked to trade speculation, including a list of three possible destinations that make sense:

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Trade deadline day is 2/26/18 at 3pm ET.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 02/12/18 at 03:47 PM ET

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