Vancouver Canucks Rumors: Tanner Pearson Trade Talks Picking Up

The Vancouver Canucks haven't even officially started training camp and there's already some trade chatter happening out of western Canada. According to multiple reports, forward Tanner Pearson is a name in play.

General manager Patrik Allvin is apparently working the phones trying to see which teams would potentially have interest in Pearson. The Canucks forward is 31 years old and in the final season of his contract, paying him $3.25 million. 

While he's had trade protection in the past. as of July 1, 2023, Pearson lost his modified no-trade clause and has zero protection for the 2023-24 season.

Pearson appeared in just 14 games last season, recording one goal and four assists. His best season as a Canuck came back in 2019-20 when the Kitchener, ON native posted 45 points in 69 games. 

Pearson's been in the news a lot with the Canucks as his injury troubles have apparently not been dealt with properly by the team's medical staff so it's not really a shock to see his name on the trade market to start this season. The request could have very well came from the player.

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