Five possible landing areas for Patrick Kane
Ryan Dixon of Sportsnet: In any Patrick Kane trade, the Chicago Blackhawks will likely need to maintain some income, and it’s possible that a 3rd group gets in the mix to maintain income in exchange for a possession.
Some possible landing areas for Kane.
New York Rangers – The Rangers have 2 first-round choices this year. They might provide a very first and 2nd in an offer. Need to remember that groups might use more however if Kane wishes to wind up in New York, that’s where he’d go.
Boston Bruins – The Bruins might not require the secondary scoring like they have in the past. Their core is aging so they might make another strong perform at it while they can.
Pittsburgh Penguins – The Penguins have had the determination to move their first-round choices in the past.
Carolina Hurricanes – The Hurricanes rank 20th in goals-per-game. Bo Horvat might be a much better suitable for the Hurricanes than Kane.
New York Islanders – The Islanders have actually been trying to find offense considering that this previous offseason. Can Lou make the splash and land Kane?
The Golden Knights might utilize somebody like James van Riemsdyk
Vegas Hockey Now: The Vegas Golden Knights might utilize some included depth in advance. Their 3rd line has actually been irregular. It’s a relocation they need to at making quicker than later on.
Philadelphia Flyers winger James van Riemsdyk is somebody they might take a look at. He’s in the in 2015 of his offer that brings a $7 million cap hit. Jeff Marek kept in mind that his income is just $5 million which the Flyers might maintain some.
JvR might assist the Golden Knights 3rd line and supercharge their power play.
The Golden Knights are well into LTIR – $18 million – with Brett Howden and Zach Whitecloud most likely coming off prior to completion of the season.
If the Flyers need to maintain half of his income, it might imply an asking cost likely more than a first-round choice and a possibility. Speculating a mock trade deal of Kaedan Korczak, Zach Dean (2022 first-round choice) and Laurent Brossoit for van Riemsdyk and half income kept.