NHL Rumors: Seattle Kraken Linked to Blackhawks Defenseman

The Seattle Kraken have been excellent during their second NHL season, and they are expected to be major buyers at the trade deadline because of it. One area that they are looking to beef up is their defensive group, and they already have been linked to several defensemen because of it. According to the Fourth Period, one player who could be on their radar is Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Jake McCabe.

McCabe is exactly the kind of defenseman that Seattle should be making a push for. After all, he plays a very responsible defensive game and provides a lot of physicality in the process. As a result, he is built for the playoffs, and he could be a beautiful fit on their second pairing. With the Blackhawks rebuilding, they are in a position to move on from McCabe, so Seattle should look to take advantage of this.

Alas, we will have to wait and see if Seattle’s interest in McCabe results and in them bringing in the shutdown defenseman from here. On paper, there seems to be a perfect match here.

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