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Some of the speculation involves teams looking to fill a particular need, like the Chicago Blackhawks searching for a defenseman. Others are ongoing conjecture over pending free agents like Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos. Several also involve young talent like Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene.

The following slideshow ranks the 10 most intriguing trade rumors in the NHL right now, providing analysis and predicting their potential outcome. As always, feel free to weigh in with your opinions in the comments section below.

According to the New Hampshire Union Leader, Bartosak, a 22-year-old goaltender from Czech Republic, is facing one felony second-degree assault charge stemming from an alleged attempt to strangle his girlfriend Monday afternoon.

Per the Union Leader: “Seven domestic simple assault charges allege (Bartosak) grabbed her by the shoulders and pushed her against a wall, put his hand around her neck and choked her, grabbed her right chest and pulled her up off a bed, punched her in the chest twice, slapped her in the face and slapped her three times on both legs.”

The report from the Union Leader goes on to state Bartosak allegedly threatened his girlfriend, saying he would “kill (her)” and “punch (her) in the face.” Bartosak also allegedly told his girlfriend, “I hope you know I’m going to knock you out and put you to sleep before I leave.”

Bartosak was drafted by the Kings in the fifth round, 146th overall, of the 2013 draft. He suited up for 32 games with the AHL’s Manchester Monarchs in the two seasons prior to 2015-16, but he has yet to play for the Kings’ AHL affiliate in Ontario, Calif., this season.

The charges to Bartosak come the season following a domestic violence incident involving the Kings defenceman Slava Voynov in October of 2014. Voynov later entered a no-contest plea and has subsequently left North America. Voynov has chosen to continue his career in the KHL.