Vancouver Canucks Rumors: Forward Garnering Trade Interest

The Vancouver Canucks have had another disastrous season, and they are prepared to make several changes to their group because of it. Trading Bo Horvat was the first major domino to fall, but it certainly will not be the last move they make. According to Frank Seravalli, teams around the league are expressing interest in Nils Hoglander. 

Hoglander's name has come up in the rumor mill before, so it does seem possible that the Canucks could look to move him before the deadline passes if they receive a good enough offer. Yet, there is also some risk in this, as there is reason to believe that the 22-year-old could become a second-line winger at the NHL level later down the road.

Some teams that could look to take a chance on Hoglander include the Columbus Blue Jackets, Philadelphia Flyers, Detroit Red Wings, Anaheim Ducks, Buffalo Sabres, and Montreal Canadiens. 

Hoglander has appeared in 25 games this season with Vancouver, where he has three goals and nine points. With the Abbotsford Canucks of the AHL, he has recorded 17 points in 24 games played.

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