NHL Trade Rumors: Max Pacioretty for Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

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The Montreal Canadiens and Edmonton Oilers were expected by analysts to make the playoffs for the 2017-18 NHL season. Less than three weeks into the season, both the Canadiens and Oilers are sitting at the bottom of the league in the 30th and 29th spot.

Could these two teams make a deal with one another to shakeup their rosters? Sportsnet's NHL insider Elliotte Friedman thinks a trade between the two teams is possible. Friedman says the Oilers should be interested in Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty.

If I'm the Edmonton Oilers, I'm calling the Montreal Canadiens and asking for Max Pacioretty

The 28-year-old Pacioretty is definitely struggling to start the season with only 1 goal in 8 games. The Oilers might offer 24-year-old center, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, and a draft pick in return.

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