Boeser's Agent Links Him To 2 Playoff Teams

Brock Boeser seems destined to be traded from the Vancouver Canucks this season and there is some interest around the league. He won't be the most difficult player to move, but he also won't get the Canucks a ton of value like they may have initially hoped. The expectation is that Boeser will cost a second round pick due to his cap hit, injury history, and down year in the goals department.

The biggest thing here is Boeser's cap hit which is $6.65 million AAV for two more seasons after this one. He has nine goals and 30 points in 42 games which isn't bad production-wise, but he has spent a good amount of time on the third line of the Canucks this season.

Boeser's agent said that he has talked to two teams about a trade, the New Jersey Devils and Minnesota Wild. Boeser makes sense for the Devils since they are looking for a winger with term who can produce in the top-six. He fits the bill for them if Timo Meier ends up on a different team.

As for the Wild, they are in a cap crunch and are looking for cheaper options to get them through the next two and a half seasons. With salary retention, Boeser could be a good option for them to bolster their forward group that is not deep. I'm betting the Wild are willing to pay a little more than a second round pick to potentially get a deal done with salary retained and the Canucks would also be up for it.

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