3 Potential Landing Spots For Mark Giordano

The Seattle Kraken have a 10-17-3 record and are destined to be sellers at the trade deadline. Mark Giordano is the biggest trade piece they have and GM Ron Francis has stated that he isn't against the idea of trading the pending UFA. The 38-year-old captain currently has three goals and eight points in 24 games. With that, he has a minus-11 rating, so it hasn't been a perfect season. However, when looking at his fantastic NHL resume, there would be plenty of teams still interested in him. Here are three potential fits.

Calgary Flames: If the Kraken decide to shop Giordano, it's hard to believe that the Calgary Flames wouldn't be interested. Keep in mind, he just finished his 15-year tenure with the Flames and was captain for eight of them. With that, Calgary didn't want to lose him in the Expansion Draft. He would immediately fit in their top-four again, too.

New York Rangers: It's been reported that the New York Rangers are looking for a veteran defenseman. Due to the fact that they have a lot of money to work with for this season, Giordano could be a great rental option for them. He could fit on the bottom pair and play along side either Patrik Nemeth or Nils Lundkvist. With that, he also could move up if New York was open to switching their top four up.

St. Louis Blues: The Blues have been linked to left-handed defensemen since the summer, including fellow veteran Zdeno Chara. Giordano would be a great addition for their blueline, as he would offer both solid offense and reliable defensive play. It's clear that the Blues want another Stanley Cup and Giordano could be a sweet add to help them with that.

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