Rumour: Penguins and Canucks Working On A Major Trade with Key player Involved

Published November 9, 2023 at 12:44

Reports have emerged about a Canadian team engaging in discussions with the Pittsburgh Penguins for a potential blockbuster trade, with rumors suggesting it could involve multiple players.


Pittsburgh Penguins and Vancouver Canucks Engage in Trade Talks

According to NHL insider Eklund of Hockeybuzz, the Pittsburgh Penguins are currently in negotiations with the Vancouver Canucks, with a specific focus on Conor Garland as a potential trade asset. While the trade talks are believed to involve more players, there's no details on what the Canucks want in return.

All I know at this point; the Penguins REALLY like Conor Garland....Both teams could use some help on the D-end, which I admit makes them appear to be odd trade partners.. however, I am supposed to get some clarity as to what the Canucks want by mid-afternoon....

As Eklund highlights, it's surpsising to see these two teams, both with defensive needs, considering a deal. But it remains plausible that defensive assets could also be part of the trade.


Penguins Seeking Trade With Canucks to Bolster Cup Aspirations

The Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to make a comeback after a disappointing absence from the playoffs last season. With Kyle Dubas as the new President, and some notable acquisitions, such as Erik Karlsson, the team is gearing up for one of the last Stanley Cup runs in the Crosby-Malkin-Letang era.

However, their performance at the start of the season has fallen short of expectations. In the highly competitive Metropolitan Division, the Penguins currently find themselves with a modest 5-6 record, placing them at the bottom. It wouldn't be surprising to see Kyle Dubas make a significant trade to help his team.

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Rumour: Penguins and Canucks Working On A Major Trade with Key player Involved

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