3 Potential Trade Destinations for Canucks' Tyler Myers

The Vancouver Canucks sent shockwaves across the NHL after buying out Oliver Ekman-Larsson. Their mission to create more cap flexibility moving forward has begun and moving on from defenseman Tyler Myers could be next. Myers has one season left on his deal at $6 million. The 33-year-ol blueliner has a modified no-trade clause which protects him from 10 teams. Here's a few potential landing spots should Myers be moved this summer:

Ottawa Senators

The Senators have a ton of cap space to work with this summer and they are in the market for right-handed defenseman. Ideally, they land someone in their 20's as Myers is 33 years old, but regardless, he'd fit in nicely in Ottawa. The Sens have Jake Sanderson who is expected to get much more playing time next season and adding Myers to be his partner could set up an interesting duo. Erik Brannstrom could be a player the Canucks target here.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Canucks management brass knows the Pens system very well and it's likely the two sides do some business together this summer. Myers could be the piece moving from Vancouver. The Penguins want to reset their third line and defense pairings and adding a veteran towering presence like Myers would give them something they don't have much of. Ty Smith could be a player targeted by the Canucks this summer.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres will be in the market for defenseman as they look to build around Rasmus Dahlin and Owen Power. Myers gives them another monster on their blueline and would likely only cost a mid-round pick to acquire. With the Sabres up and coming, it's likely they make Myers' approval list for trades.

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