Blues Rumors: Forward Could Be Moved At Trade Deadline

Kasperi Kapanen, a former first-round pick by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, has been generating trade speculation as the upcoming season's trade deadline draws near.

His solid performance in the previous season underscores his potential as a trade asset.

Kapanen's scoring potential was evident as he netted seven goals and accumulated 20 points within the first 43 games while playing for the Penguins.

Notably, his impact didn't wane after he was traded to the St. Louis Blues. During his time with the Blues, Kapanen continued to impress by contributing six goals and 14 points over just 23 games.

This consistent track record of production has positioned Kapanen as an intriguing piece on the trade market. His skill set, highlighted by his ability to find the back of the net, is a sought-after asset for teams looking to enhance their offensive capabilities.

With his pending unrestricted free agent status after the upcoming season, teams seeking an immediate boost in scoring and playmaking could view Kapanen as an attractive trade target.

As the trade deadline approaches in the upcoming season, Kapanen's performance, versatility, and potential to make a significant impact could make him a centerpiece of trade discussions, offering a potential solution for teams aiming to fortify their rosters for the playoff push. Photo Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports