Ducks' Trevor Zegras Linked To Interesting Eastern Conference Team

Contract discussions are still not progressing the way that the Anaheim Ducks and Trevor Zegras would like and the preseason is about to kick off. Right now, Zegras won't attend until he has a contract and it's good for nobody if he sits out games. The Ducks have more than enough money to pay both Zegras and Jamie Drysdale, who is also awaiting a contract, but are likely looking at completely different term and numbers.

With Zegras holding out, it has sparked some trade discussion involving the Ducks' centerman. The team that could be in the mix is the Buffalo Sabres. Ben Mathewson reported that, "The Ducks are being choosy (with Zegras)? They want to break it? I heard there's a team looking that way and it's the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres have to make the playoffs this year and you solve your problem by bringing in Zegras."

The Ducks were already considering Zegras as the centerman they would have to move over to the wing once Leo Carlsson solidifies himself in the NHL. That would likely be the role he'd play in Buffalo with Tage Thompson and Dylan Cozens already slotting in as the top two centermen. It's not like the Sabres have any shortage of great prospects in their system vying for spots. They don't seem to have enough space as it is, so the team can make a very nice offer to acquire Zegras soon if things get even worse in Anaheim.

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