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BREAKING: Vancouver Canucks make SURPRISING star player available for TRADE

Published December 18, 2022 at 5:18 PM
BY RYAN
It's been a heartbreaking season for the Vancouver Canucks this year. After finishing last season on a 100 point pace after Bruce Boudreau took over, the Canucks came into this season with a lot of hope for success.

Unfortunately, after a poor start to the season, it quickly went from bad to worse. Even though the team has rebounded and are now just below a .500 hockey team, some key people will be leaving the organization, which is most likely going to force the Canucks into a rebuild.

After the Canucks committed long term to J.T. Miller in the offseason, it left them with very little cap space to work with. Captain Bo Horvat is currently a UFA at the end of the season, and the Canucks apparently refuse to pay him more than Miller and reports last week stated that they had made their final offer to Horvat, which was turned down, and now will be looking to trade him.

On top of Horvat, the young sniper Brock Boeser also requested a trade out of Vancouver after the team tried to make him a healthy scratch on 'Hockey Fights Cancer' night.


Now it's being reported that the Canucks are ''Open for Business'' on the trade market, but what is shocking fans is, there is a certain player they are actually making available for trade.

According to Puck Empire on Instagram, who is reporting from Elliotte Friedman, the ONLY untouchable player on the Canucks is Elias Pettersson, which means that the smooth skating 23 year old star defenceman Quinn Hughes is available for trade:

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Even if the Canucks are considering a rebuild, Hughes is still young enough that he could be part of it if he wanted to. He has so much talent I think the Canucks would seriously regret letting him go.

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