Here are some of the trade rumors that have come up this week that the New York Islanders can look to in order to bolster their attack.
The New York Islanders need more talent in their forward core. They’ve got some talent, but not enough to become a top-tier team in the NHL. The Isles have pieces they can trade to fill that gap.
Look, we all saw what happened against the Caroline Hurricanes. The Islanders were creating scoring chances but just couldn’t put any of them away. That’s what happens when Tom Kuhnhackl is used as one of the teams more offensive forwards.
With the playoffs still going on, NHL media is still primarily focused on the quest for the cup. But that doesn’t mean rumors aren’t still out there, just because four teams are still competing doesn’t mean that 27 others aren’t trying to figure what to do next. A GM’s job never stops.
Looking over some of this week’s rumors or speculations, here are two players that should interest the New York Islanders and why. I’ve also included what I think to be a fair return for the player in question.
As always, any trade scenarios aren’t absolute, but a way to start the conversation about what a trade package can look like for a player in question. If you have a suggestion for a trade scenario add it in the comments.
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