NHL free agency begins Sunday, July 1, and the Stars are expected to be in a lot of discussions. Can they lure a player to a rebuilding team that's missed the playoffs for four straight seasons? And which players should they target. Staff Writer Mike Heika takes a look at 10 names to watch.

We begin with the biggest name of this year's free agent class.

Name: Zach Parise

Team: New Jersey Devils

Position: Left wing

The lowdown: The shining gem of the 2012 free agent class, Parise is not only skilled, but a real character guy who could end up being your captain.