Vancouver Canucks' Top Trade Candidates Heading Into 2023-24 Season

The Vancouver Canucks are hoping for a better outcome to the season in 2023-24, but may very well have to make some more changes to their lineup at some point. Over the past year, Bo Horvat and Oliver Ekman-Larsson have been moved out, but there are other options to free up roster spots and cap space. Let's dive in.

Conor Garland

Conor Garland's name has been in the rumor mill for some time. He hasn't exactly played right up to standards since coming over to the Canucks and will likely be in a third line role again this season. He is a bit expensive for what he provides and where he plays in the lineup. The Canucks have lots of options in the bottom-six that are much less expensive and the team might want to see given a shot. Garland has three years left at $4.95 million AAV and scored 17 goals and 46 points last season.

Anthony Beauvillier

The Canucks have a weak left side this season, so Anthony Beauvillier will likely get the start on the top line. This should see a boost in production, but the Canucks are no lock to be in contention for a playoff spot. They could decide to sell at the deadline if they are too far out of a spot, and Beauvillier is the perfect player to move. He is in the final year of his deal at $4.15 million AAV, can be a top-six talent, and scored nine goals and 20 points in 33 games after coming over to Vancouver. That's a 22-goal, 50-point pace and a great rental option for a playoff-bound team. The Canucks might not see him in their future plans either.

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