NHL Rumors: 5 Vancouver Canucks Being Discussed in Trades

The Vancouver Canucks are a team to watch as they could swing the trade market in a major way ahead of the March 3 deadline. President Jim Rutherford and general manager Patrik Allvin are looking to create more cap flexibility moving forward and re-tool their talent on the fly as they have a number of big names in play. Here's a list of five Canucks currently being discussed in deals:

Bo Horvat

One of the biggest fish on the market this season, Horvat is having a career season at the absolute perfect time as he's due a contract extension at season's end. Horvat has scored 28 times in 38 games and his $5.5 million salary is very appealing. Colorado, Washington and Boston are teams to look out for.

Brock Boeser

Boeser's agent continues to work the phones as this relationship has gone sour this season. Boeser's production has slipped throughout all the drama as he's only recorded seven goals in 30 games. He's signed for two more seasons at $6.6 million and has been linked to the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Luke Schenn

One of the more underrated defensemen in the league, Schenn has caught the eye of many this season with his strong defensive play. He's making an appealing $850,000 million against the cap and is a veteran who knows his skill set. Likely getting moved for a third-rounder and a prospect this season.

J.T Miller

One of the more surprising names out there, Miller signed a long-term extension before the season, however his new contract which includes a no-movement clause doesn't kick in until next season. Apparently he's not well liked by his teammates and this marriage is coming to an end.

Tyler Myers

The Canucks would love to move Myers but so far no takers. The towering defenseman is slight overpaid at $6 million against the cap and he's signed through next season. He submitted a list of 10 teams he'd like to be protected from, so we'll see what kind of creativity the Canucks have in store before March 3.

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