Teams looking to unload dead weight
The Capitals and Rangers seem likely to eventually work out a deal sending Jaromir Jagr to New York.
While the holiday roster freeze from Dec. 19-27 won't in itself spark more trades, a number of disappointing starts by assorted teams probably will.
More than two months into the season, NHL general managers have a pretty good idea what needs must be addressed to get their clubs back on track or fill some of the final pieces of the puzzle for a good playoff run.
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