GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 22: T.J. Oshie #74 of the St. Louis Blues awaits a face off during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Arena on March 22, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Blues 2-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** T.J. Oshie

STLToday: The St. Louis Blues have to re-sign Vladimir Tarasenko this summer and he will be looking at a $7 million / year contract. The Blues are already tight against the cap, to free up cap space the Blues will be looking to either trade defenseman Jay Bouwmeester or forward T.J. Oshie. St. Louis will also look at trading Patrik Berglund. The Boston Bruins must shed salary this off-season. Like trade candidates are Milan LucicLoui Eriksson, Chris Kelly, Dennis Seidenberg, Reilly Smith and Zdeno Chara. Lucic is the most likely to be traded. Joe Haggerty thinks the Bruins should target Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Brent Seabrook and Anaheim Ducks winger Matt Beleskey. The Chicago Blackhawks have over $66 million invested in 13 players for next season. With the salary cap projected at $71 million, the Blackhawks will have to shed salary. Brent Seabrook has been mentioned in off-season trade rumors, but it is unlikely he will be traded.  Chicago will look at trading forwards Bryan Bickell ($4 million cap hit), Kris Versteeg ($2.2 million), Andrew Shaw ($2 million) and Patrick Sharp ($5.9 million) this off-season.

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