NHL Rumors: St. Louis Blues Forward to be Shopped

It has been a rather disappointing season for the St. Louis Blues. Although they came into this campaign with expectations of being one of the top teams in the league, they currently are outside of the playoffs due to inconsistent play and injury trouble. As a result, there’s a good chance we will see them be sellers, and Ivan Barbashev is quite likely to be made available, according to Frank Seravalli.

Teams looking for a jolt to their middle six should certainly consider the prospect of making a push for Barbashev. While playing at his best, he can be a very good contributor offensively. Furthermore, his solid defensive play and physicality allow him to be effective in more ways than one.

There will certainly be a market for Barbashev when also noting that he carries a rather affordable cap hit. As a result, expect the Barbashev sweepstakes to heat up immensely as we get closer to March from here.

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