Trade Bait Board: Canucks and Wild stars added to the list of candidates

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Feb 17, 2021; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Vancouver Canucks center J.T. Miller (9) screens in front of Calgary Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom (25) during the first period at Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

The NHL Trade Bait Tracker for the 2021-22 season has been updated.

As we near Thanksgiving, the first “unofficial” temperature check by General Managers across the league, there’s plenty of buzz.

The Vancouver Canucks are struggling again and it has ownership and management concerned. A move to shake things up is expected, which has two of their star players added to the list.

In addition, Kevin Fiala is not seeing eye-to-eye with his head coach. This has the young winger’s name appearing on the board as well.

Stick with us all season as we will update this list regularly.

NHL Trade Bait Tracker

vladimir tarasenko rumors

#1 Vladimir Tarasenko (F), St. Louis Blues
Trade Status: Available
Destinations: PHI, NYI, BOS, NYR
Notes: Tarasenko doesn’t want to talk about his trade request, but despite a strong start for the Blues he still wants to be moved.
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phil kessel

#2 Phil Kessel (F), Arizona Coyotes
Trade Status: Available
Destinations: FLA, LAK, SEA, NYR, PIT
Notes: Kessel has asked for a move to Vegas, but they can’t take him on right now. He is currently nursing an injury and is likely a prime trade deadline rental.

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#3 Johnny Gaudreau (F), Calgary Flames
Trade Status: TBD
Destinations: PHI, NJD
Notes: There was some thought that the Flames would extend him this summer but it never came to be. Gaudreau has told the press he isn’t talking about his contract.
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tomas hertl

#4 Tomas Hertl (C), San Jose Sharks
Trade Status: TBD
Destinations: NYR, SEA, CBJ
Notes: Hertl is a pending UFA with a history of knee injuries. He’s open to a deal with the Sharks but made it a point he wants to play for a winner. He could be moved at the trade deadline.
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Mark Giordano

#5 Mark Giordano (D), Seattle Kraken
Trade Status: Available ⬆️
Destinations: NYR, BOS, PIT, TOR, DAL, MIN
Notes: GM Ron Francis already said he isn’t opposed to trading the veteran. He will be a UFA, so he’s a prime rental.
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#6 J.T. Miller (F), Vancouver Canucks
Trade Status: Available (New Add)
Destinations: MIN
Notes: As the Canucks continue to struggle, Miller’s name becomes more prominent in rumors. He was also mentioned last season.
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#7 Kevin Fiala (F), Minnesota Wild
Trade Status:
TBD (New Add)
Destinations: TBD
Notes: Fiala has been recently benched and removed from the top PP. While the Wild will not trade him for slumping, they will to get better.
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#8 Reilly Smith (F), Vegas Golden Knights
Trade Status:
TBD ⬆️
Destinations: NYR, MTL, TOR, STL
Notes: The Knights are eventually going to have to trade out salary to fit Jack Eichel and other players returning from LTIR in. Pending UFA Smith is likely to be moved.
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#9 Vitali Kravtsov (F), New York Rangers
Trade Status: Available ⬇️
Destinations: OTT, MTL, CGY, DET, AZ
Notes: The 21 year-old former 9th overall pick in the 2018 Draft is in the KHL awaiting a trade out of the NYR organization. GM Chris Drury wants a top prospect back.
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#10 Joonas Korpisalo (G), Columbus Blue Jackets
Trade Status: Available ⬇️
Destinations: EDM, AZ, NJD
Notes: Columbus committed to Elvis Merzlikinsas their #1, Korpisalo is now expendable. He could be a trade deadline rental.
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#11 Ryan Strome (F), New York Rangers
Trade Status: Available ⬆️
Destinations: OTT, SEA, VGK
Notes: Depending on where the NYR are in the standings come trade deadline, he could be a rental due to his pending UFA status. Rangers are cap crunched next season and no contract talks scheduled.
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#12 PK Subban (D), New Jersey Devils
Trade Status: Available ⬆️
Destinations: BOS, FLA, TBL, CAR, CGY
Notes: The Devils gave Dougie Hamilton a big contract and word is that Subban will be moved at this trade deadline before he becomes a UFA.
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alexandar georgiev

#13 Alexandar Georgiev (G), New York Rangers
Trade Status: Available
Destinations: BUF, AZ, DET
Notes: Georgiev may want a crack as a starter, and the Rangers are still shopping him. NY has Keith Kinkaid as a backup for the season, if a deal is done.
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#14 Marc-Andre Fleury (G), Chicago Blackhawks
Trade Status: Available ⬆️
Destinations: EDM, PIT, VGK
Notes: MAF is probably regretting his decision to not retire now. He may still do so, but a trade at the deadline is likely now with the Hawks heading for the basement.
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#15 Filip Forsberg (F), Nashville Predators
Trade Status:
TBD ⬇️
Destinations: TBD
Notes: Nashville would like to sign him, but the forward isn’t interested in contract distractions now. He is a name to look for at the trade deadline.
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#16 Claude Giroux (C), Philadelphia Flyers
Trade Status: TBD ⬇️
Destinations: TBD
Notes: With Giroux a pending UFA and the Flyers not talking contract until the end of the season, he is a prime trade deadline rental.
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#17 John Klingberg (D), Dallas Stars
Trade Status: Available (New Add)
Destinations: TBD
Notes: He’s a pending UFA and the Stars are unlikely to be able to sign him. A top rental come the trade deadline.
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#18 Andrew Copp (F), Winnipeg Jets
Trade Status: TBD ⬇️
Destinations: TBD
Notes: Teams are monitoring the situation with Copp and the Jets. It’s likely he will be extended, before he hits UFA status. If he’s available, Copp climbs the list.
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#19 Brock Boeser (F), Vancouver Canucks
Trade Status: TBD (New Add)
Destinations: TBD
Notes: The Canucks vehemently denied Boeser’s name was involved in trade rumors last year. Yet, here we are again with his name back in the mill.
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