Would Luke Schenn eye Vancouver if he’s not back with the Maple Leafs?
Donnie & Dhali: Luke Schenn when asked by Rick Dhaliwal on if he’d go back to the Vancouver Canucks as a complimentary representative this offseason.
** NHLRumors.com transcription
“Alright, here’s the million dollar question Luke. You’re a UFA. If you don’t sign in Toronto and if you hit July 1st, is Vancouver on your list of teams that you’d love to sign with?”
NHL Rumors: What type of trade worth does Vancouver Canucks forward Andrei Kuzmenko have?
Schenn: “I understood that concern was coming. I was gotten ready for it entering the call. I figured I’d be asked.
Like I’ve stated. I’ve constantly enjoyed my time in Vancouver. Obviously, that’s why I signed there the 2nd time, is since I enjoyed it that much the very first time. Obviously, enthusiastic fanbase. I’ve constantly been dealt with actually relatively by the fanbase, by the media and by the company.
I’ve got no concept. First of all, I’m sure they’ve got their own strategies of what they require to achieve. I believe they’ve constantly discussed getting cap area and getting more youthful.
The ideal side they’ve got (Ethan) Bear and they traded for (Filip) Hronek. So, I’m, to start with, I liked my time in Toronto too. That’s who I’m under agreement with for the next bit, however recalling in my profession, I absolutely had some fantastic memories in Vancouver and it’s constantly been an unique location for me.
Being a Kelowna person in the summertime, following the Canucks. Being the group in B.C. where everybody follows, it’s been an unique location however who the heck understands what their strategies are?
Obviously, like I stated, I actually took pleasure in things in Toronto and we’ll see where that shakes itself out initially.”
NHL Rumors: Pittsburgh Penguins, Brad Treliving, John Chayka, and the Minnesota Wild
Wild Could Target Luke Schenn
Joe Smith and Michael Russo of The Athletic: Smith and Russo were inquired about getting a more physical defenseman with Matt Dumba anticipated not to re-sign with the Wild.
As both males compose it is not an exaggerated relocate to desire a physical defenseman on the backend as the Wild have 2 smaller sized men on the backend with Brock Faber and Jared Spurgeon. Smith and Russo reference Luke Schenn as an excellent piece for the Wild as he can play in all stages of the video game and is really physical. He is the kind of gamer playoff contentions desire on their backend.