NHL Rumors: 3 Potential Destinations for PK Subban

PK Subban is one of the big names expected to hit the open market come July 13 when free agency begins and there's going to be plenty of teams who are interested in the mobile right-handed defenseman. His $9-million days are behind him and general managers around the league will have their own number in mind to sign the 33-year-old. Here's a few teams to watch as the Subban sweepstakes should be fun to watch this summer:

Boston Bruins

With Charlie McAvoy having offseason surgery there could be a big hole to fill for the first parts of the Bruins season. Subban could be a nice addition in Boston as he'd have some more responsibility early and move down the depth chart once McAvoy returned. Last season in New Jersey, Subban recorded 22 points in 77 games and Boston would hope a change in scenery to an old rival could spark some more production. While 60-point seasons are long behind him, something closer to 40 points is something he could easily accomplish next season.

Toronto Maple Leafs

This one isn't going away and it's got everything to do with Subban being a Toronto native and likely willing to take a huge home-town discount to put on the blue and white. The Maple Leafs are packed on the left side of their defense, but they do need some more help on the right side behind TJ Brodie and Timothy Liljegren. If Justin Holl ends up getting traded this offseason as many insiders are predicting, Subban is someone who could be on the list to replace him.

New Jersey Devils

Not necessarily a 'destination, no, but the Devils need to be mentioned here because of how much impact Subban has had on their young core. He's been the ultimate teammate and recently was awarded the King Clancy Award for all his amazing work off the ice. Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald admitted he's not interested if Subban is looking to bank in on one last contract, but near the league minimum, Fitzgerald will be happy to retain his defenseman. We'll see if a deal can be reached before the market opens in early July.

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