Nashville Predators: Dante Fabbro Emerging as Trade Candidate

The Nashville Predators are entering the season with a surplus of NHL-caliber right-shot defensemen. Due to this, Dante Fabbro is starting to stand out as a prime trade candidate.

Fabbro's name was in the rumor mill leading up to the 2023 NHL Trade Deadline, but the Predators decided to keep him around. However, things could change on that front, as the Predators added Luke Schenn in free agency and also have Tyson Barrie and Alexandre Carrier under contract as well.

There certainly would be a market for Fabrro if he is officially made available, as he is a young right-shot defenseman who has the potential to become a second-pairing guy. He has shown that he also can be reliable defensively. 

In 79 games this past season for the Predators, Fabbro posted two goals to go along with 11 points. Overall, it was a quiet year for him offensively, but he stands out as a bounce-back candidate, as he had 24 points in 66 games just the season before. 

We will need to wait and see if the Predators end up exploring Fabbro's trade market again from here.

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