3 Pittsburgh Penguins Who Won't Be Traded During 2023 Offseason

The Pittsburgh Penguins have a new president of hockey operations in Kyle Dubas and now it's time to hit the reset button. The Pens missed the playoffs last season and you can bet there's going to be severe changes to the roster in Pittsburgh. While the likes of Mikael Granlund, Ty Smith and Marcus Pettersson could be on their way out, don't expect to see these three Penguins traded this summer:

Jeff Carter

While it may be Ron Hextall's mistake, don't look for Dubas to move on from Carter just yet. The two go way back, close to two decades and the Penguins president is as loyal as they come. Carter's in the final season of his contract and will ride off into the sunset in Pittsburgh. Pens fans are hopeful he'll be able to chip in more next season.

Kris Letang

Put the Letang to Montreal rumors to bed, the veteran defenseman isn't going anywhere. Dubas made things loud and clear he's committed to the core of the team and loves what he sees from Crosby/Malkin and Letang. The Pens blueliner has battled health concerns but continues to come out on top. Letang is going to retire a Penguin, book it.

Jake Guentzel

There were some rumors circling about a Guentzel trade at the start of the summer as he's entering the final season of his contract in 2023-24, however don't expect to see any news anytime soon. Dubas and head coach Mike Sullivan met before he signed and the two were very much on the same page when it came to the top line. Dubas loves Guentzel's game and if any changes are coming to the top six, it will be an addition, not a subtraction.

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