NHL Rumors: Insider Links Nyquist to Western Conference Team

Gustav Nyquist is an underrated rental candidate heading into this year’s trade deadline. Although he may not be a star forward like Bo Horvat, Patrick Kane, or Timo Meier, he is a very solid point producer who will surely have a big market at the deadline. According to NHL insider Frank Seravalli, the Winnipeg Jets need help on their third line, and they could be a perfect fit for Nyquist because of it. 

The Jets have had a fantastic bounce-back season this year, so they are expected to be major buyers at the trade deadline because of it. It is apparent that they would benefit from adding to their forward depth, and a veteran like Nyquist would certainly give them another quality weapon on offense. As a result, he is somebody that Winnipeg should certainly be at least considering bringing in.

On paper, there appears to be a great match here, but we will need to wait and see if the Jets and the Blue Jackets end up striking a deal centering around Nyquist from here.

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