Found January 20, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,Is this the year of the top-six forward at the trade deadline? Sure looks like it so far. Nearly every buyer you talk to lists a top-six forward as an item on their wish list before the Feb. 27 trade deadline. General managers are saying that goals are at a premium, since so many games are decided by one goal, so some playoff-bound teams are looking for one more offensive weapon. “Our team is young and getting better and we see a lot of good things with our team right now, but if we can get a veteran forward or top-six forward, that would help us a lot,” veteran Nashville Predators GM David Poile told ESPN.com this week. Ah, but he’s not alone. Other teams confirmed to be looking for a top-six forward include Chicago, Toronto, Minnesota, Los Angeles, Detroit, the New York Rangers and, as Poile said, Nashville. San Jose could be in the mix for either a top-six forward or a checking-line forward. Boston and Vancouver are looking for a depth forward. c...
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