NHL Rumors: Cost To Sign Canucks' Horvat Set

It appears as though the minimum Bo Horvat is willing to take on his next deal has been set and the Vancouver Canucks weren't willing to pay it. He is going to be traded before the trade deadline no matter what position the Canucks are in. The team acquiring him may or may not be able to offer him the extension he is looking for.

Elliotte Friedman revealed that the Canucks aren't willing to give Horvat more than the $56 million they gave J.T. Miller. Some think Horvat is now worth more because of the amazing season he is putting together.

He leads the team in goals (22) by eight on the next closest Canuck and ranks fourth in the league. Horvat is also proving he is a number one centre. From his perspective, he has 11 more goals and four more points than Miller this season and has been consistently good the entirety of the season.

From the Canucks' perspective, they only have one player who is untradeable. They may regret giving Miller that $56 million contract seeing as they are trying to change up many of their pieces. They either lowballed Horvat or offered him fewer years on a contract.

One way or another Horvat is going to get the money he is earning with his output this season. He will be 28, has a faceoff percentage of 58, plays in all situations, and is the number one centre.

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