Sportsnet: Frank Seravalli talking with Sportsnet’s Kevin Michie about the future of Vancouver Canucks captain and pending UFA Bo Horvat.
** NHLRumors.com transcription
Michie: “If the Vancouver Canucks are going to trade Bo Horvat, I’d image the cost would be high, perhaps not as much as Chychrun, or perhaps more than Chychrun
Where do things stand with Bo Horvat and the Vancouver Canucks?”
Seravalli: “Well it’s simply been truly peaceful on that front and I believe this returns to prior to training school. Last I signed in with the Vancouver Canucks which circumstance continuous with Bo Horvat, that was truly the last time that they participated in any considerable discuss a brand-new agreement for Bo Horvat.
It’s not something that at this moment with his unbelievably hot start to the season, objectives in video games, that they’re truly even taking a look at the minute that it may make more sense considered that they remained in a comparable circumstance with J.T. Miller in 2015. Although, not a leasing, they didn’t profit from the chance that was out there to carry on from a gamer that was experiencing an amazing season.
And in this case with Bo Horvat, I believe things have sort of soured. There’s been continuous drama that’s existed around this group truly considering that they got together at training school. Everyone’s questioning, will there be a training modification? Will there not be?
And at this moment, it appears like considered that Miller is signed long-lasting, therefore lots of other people on their lineup aren’t almost as portable and can provide almost as much worth as Horvat, that they have actually most likely boxed themselves into an area where they have no option however to take a look at a trade for Bo Horvat.
I believe there was some talk recently about the capacity of that moving on, and as Jim Rutherford, president of their hockey ops mentioned just recently on Sportsnet 650 in Vancouver, and the much better Bo Horvat plays, the more of a return they’re going to get. And with each objective that enters, I believe it simply puts the Canucks in a bit of much better area in regards to that bundle.”