NHL Rumors: Arizona Coyotes Forward Becoming Trade Candidate

Last season, Arizona Coyotes forward Lawson Crouse was one of the most-talked-about players in the rumor mill. That all changed after he inked a five-year extension with the Coyotes, but now with this year's trade deadline just a few weeks away, talks appear to be heating up again, as NHL insider Frank Seravalli has listed Crouse on his latest Trade Targets board.

There is no question that just about every single playoff team would love to add a forward like Crouse to their group. The 25-year-old is once again having a strong season this year, as he has 16 goals and 28 points in 46 games played. However, the 6-foot-4 winger has made a bigger impact with his physicality, as he has 108 hits. 

With Crouse's name reemerging in the rumor mill, we should expect to see a number of teams pursue him. When noting that he has multiple years left on his contract, nonplayoff teams could also join the sweepstakes for his services. 

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