Blue Jackets Rumors: 2 Teams Eyeing Andrew Peeke

The Columbus Blue Jackets have a surplus of NHL-caliber defensemen, and Andrew Peeke is being shopped because of it. The 6-foot-3 d-man is starting to pick up some buzz, too, as the Vancouver Canucks and New Jersey Devils are eyeing him.

The Canucks have been linked to Peeke for quite some time. It also is not a secret that the Blue Jackets have been connected to Conor Garland. Due to this, these two clubs could be a great match for a potential trade. Peeke would give Vancouver another quality right-shot defenseman to work with, which is something that they need. 

The Devils are also keeping an eye on Peeke. Their bottom pairing would benefit from adding a hard-hitting right-shot defenseman to it, and he would be a great candidate for it because of this. The Devils also have a surplus of forwards, so there could be something brewing between these two clubs as the season rolls on. 

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