Anaheim Ducks Rumors: Getting Lots Of Trade Interest In Veteran Forward

The Anaheim Ducks are going to be big-time sellers at this year's trade deadline and move what pieces they can. Along with the upcoming unrestricted free agents, there are players with some term on their roster that have gotten interest. Most notably has been Adam Henrique as Frank Seravalli reported that teams have recently engaged on Henrique and trade talks have picked up. The Ducks could get more than a second round pick for the veteran if they retain 50 percent of his contract.

Henrique is having a solid year, especially on the Ducks this season who have struggled to produce offence. He has one more year left on his deal at $5.825 million, so if the Ducks retain 50 percent of his contract, he would only have a cap hit of $2.912 million which is a very good deal for a top-six player who has scored 19 goals and 33 points in 57 games. On a contender he would be a middle-six or even a third line player and would bring a ton of value.

Henrique happens to now be injured and is listed as week-to-week. He is expected back before the playoffs and whatever team acquires him would have him for two playoff runs. A first round pick would be a good investment for a player of this calibre for this length of time and at that low cap hit. The Ducks would be all over a trade that would fetch them a first round pick this season.

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