San Jose Sharks Still Working On Moving Forward Who Requested Trade

This is Noah Gregor's fourth season in the NHL for the San Jose Sharks and according to Frank Seravalli, the forward put in a trade request with the team earlier in the season. Thus far, the Sharks haven't been able to find a move for him, but something may come up in the coming days leading up to the trade deadline.

Gregor isn't exactly the calibre of player teams will be looking to acquire for a playoff run, but he could be dealt to a team with a lot of injuries or a team who has freed up roster spots by the trade deadline. He has recorded four goals and six points in 35 games this season after a fairly good season in the bottom-six in 2021-22. In 65 games last season he recorded eight goals and 23 points in 63 games. He is averaging more than two fewer minutes per game this season and it appears as though he is looking for a fresh start with an opportunity for more playing time.

Unfortunately for Gregor, he may not get a better opportunity than he currently has in San Jose playing third line minutes now that Timo Meier is traded. The 24-year-old is a late pick from the 2016 draft and clawed his way to the NHL. He hasn't shown anything in the way of earning more playing time or really the right to ask for a trade. He is a restricted free agent at the end of the season and has a cap hit of $950,000. If he isn't moved by the trade deadline, we will see if the Sharks even give him a qualifying offer or if he becomes an unrestricted free agent.

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