San Jose Sharks Rumors: 2 Teams Linked to Alexander Barabanov

The San Jose Sharks are expected to make several moves this offseason as they continue their rebuild. Alexander Barabanov is emerging as a trade target because of this, and now two teams are being linked to the skilled winger  – the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals.

The Islanders have had scoring trouble all season and could use a player like Barabanov in their top six because of it. The 28-year-old is a solid point producer, as he had 15 goals and 47 points in 68 games this season. As a result, he could be a very good addition to an Islanders team that needs a major boost if they hope to become legitimate contenders. 

The Capitals, on the other hand, are looking to make additions to their group after their very disappointing 2022-23 season. It is clear that their second line could use a jolt, and bringing in a player like Barabanov would give them that. With that, he would be a great addition to their power play.

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