NHL Rumors: Coyotes And Canucks Emerging As Potential Trading Partners

The Vancouver Canucks are heading into this offseason with the goal of freeing up cap space. According to Frank Seravalli, the Arizona Coyotes may come to their rescue, as they have offered to take on some of Vancouver's expensive contracts for the right price.

Last offseason we saw this same thing come to fruition, as the Coyotes acquired players like Jay Beagle, Antoine Roussel, and Loui Eriksson in the massive Oliver Ekman-Larsson/Conor Garland trade. The Canucks also gave up the ninth overall pick to rid of those contracts, too.

With these two teams having a history, it wouldn't be surprising to see something similar to this happen again. Some players who Arizona would likely be willing to take on are Tanner Pearson ($3.25 million cap hit) and Jason Dickinson ($2.65 million cap hit). Tyler Myers could also be a potential candidate in theory, but he has a 10-team no-trade list. It's hard to believe a veteran like himself would want to play for the tanking Coyotes. 

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