Arizona Coyotes Rumors: 2 Possible Landing Spots for Nick Schmaltz

Nick Schmaltz has been picking up some steam in the rumor mill as of late. If the Arizona Coyotes end up seriously shopping him, there will be several teams interested in the top-six forward. Let's go over two teams who should consider making a push for him from here. 

Detroit Red Wings: The Detroit Red Wings stand out as a logical landing spot for Schmaltz. They are on the rise, and he previously played for Red Wings head coach Derek Lalonde. With that, he would instantly improve their top six even further as they aim to finally break their playoff drought in 2023-24. They also have cap space to work with even after all of the moves they have had this summer. 

Pittsburgh Penguins: The Pittsburgh Penguins could also become serious players in the Schmaltz sweepstakes if they officially begin. They have been looking to add another forward to their group before the start of the season, after all. A move centering around Schmaltz would require them to move salary out, but it would be worth it when noting that Schmaltz would make their roster look a lot better heading into the new season. 

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