Did Artturi Lehokonen’s NHL trade value skyrocket on Friday?
Where will Claude Giroux end up before the trade deadline?
That and more in the latest Canadiens Wrap?
If Artturi Lehkonen wasn’t a hot name on the trade market before Friday, he is now.
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Boston: The biggest name on the NHL Trade market right now, Claude Giroux, didn’t want to be traded to the Boston Bruins.
Philly: As of Friday afternoon, the Florida Panthers, as well as any other NHL team interested in Claude Giroux were not close to acquiring him.
Washington: Capitals forward T.J. Oshie is hurt again.
Florida: While no trade is close, Florida Panthers fans are pining for Claude Giroux ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline.
Detroit: The NHL trade chatter surrounding Detroit Red Wings forward Tyler Bertuzzi is getting louder.
Colorado: Don’t count the Colorado Avalanche out on Claude Giroux just yet.
Vegas: With Robin Lehner’s status up in the air at best, are the Vegas Golden Knights interested in Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov?
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Calgary: Are the Calgary Flames done already or will they make another trade before the NHL Trade Deadline?
As mentioned above, the price for Lehkonen went up Friday thanks to the Tampa Bay Lightning acquiring Brandon Hagel and two fourth-round picks from the Chicago Blackhawks for two first-round picks and two prospects.
The Nashville Predators are trying to lock forward Fillip Forsberg up ahead of the Trade Deadline.