NHL Rumors: St. Louis Blues Forward Linked to Golden Knights

Ivan Barbashev is one of the St. Louis Blues’ top rental candidates heading into the trade deadline, and he is understandably getting a lot of attention on the trade market. According to NHL insider 
David Pagnotta, the Vegas Golden Knights are one of the teams now looking to acquire him.

Barbashev is exactly the kind of player that playoff teams love to get their hands on. This is because he offers a nice mixture of solid offensive, reliable defensive play, and immense physicality. As a result, he could be exactly the kind of player that the Golden Knights need to strengthen their middle six. 

The Golden Knights have been in a bit of a funk lately, so they would be wise to start browsing the trade market more seriously now. Although Barbashev is not a star, he is a very valuable asset, so he could be a real home run for a team like Vegas. Let’s see if they end up being the lucky club to acquire him from here.

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