As the clock winds down to the NHL's Feb. 28, 3 p.m. EST trade deadline, some Stanley Cup contenders have already hit the market, picking up pieces they hope will bolster their playoff success. In the next several days, top teams will continue to shop, while those out of the hunt look to build for next year. We asked 20 players from eight NHL teams how they feel about deadline day. Once again, we promised anonymity, and they promised the truth.
3hDanny Knobler, Special to ESPN.com
10hPhotography by Joe Amon
19hJoshua Wye and Joshua Wootton
2dDon Van Natta Jr.
4dPhotography by Sara Naomi Lewkowicz and Cassandra Giraldo