NHL Rumors: Avalanche Winger to be Traded

The Colorado Avalanche are looking to repeat as Stanley Cup champions this season and are expected to be buyers at the deadline. One player who they could use in a trade package to land an upgrade is Martin Kaut.

Kaut is a young player who definitely could use a change of scenery at this point. The 2018 first-round pick has not gotten the chance to play regularly at the NHL level due to Colorado's forward depth and even hit the waiver wire before the start of the regular season because of it. He received a call-up recently due to injury trouble, however, but he has no points in two contests since.

At some point, the Avalanche will need to make a decision on Kaut. If he fails to make a big impression by the deadline, don't be surprised to see him moved.

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