The NHL's biggest storyline for 2013 

January, 17, 2013

Getzlaf/PerryGary A. Vasquez/US PresswireGoing somewhere? Contract and trade talk around Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry will dominate Ducks discussions.
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The conversations started in April. They continued in May. Then extended into June and July.

Ducks GM Bob Murray and Nashville GM David Poile have commiserated often over the course of the last year because no two general managers in the league can quite relate to each other as well as those two. Poile spent most of last season simultaneously trying to construct a team that could win a Stanley Cup and at the same time keep its three franchise potential free agents -- Pekka Rinne, Ryan Suter and Shea Weber -- from leaving.