Sharks: 3 Top Trade Candidates Heading Into 2024

Christmas is over, and now the new year is less than one week away. Thus, over these next few days, we here at NHL Trade Rumors will discuss the three top trade candidates from each team heading into 2024.

The San Jose Sharks will be the team discussed in this latest edition of the series. The Sharks are going to be among the top sellers this season, as they are rebuilding and at the bottom of the NHL standings. Because of this, let's discuss their top trade candidates now. 

Anthony Duclair: Anthony Duclair is a prime trade target heading into the new year. He is on an expiring contract and exactly the kind of veteran scorer that playoff teams will want to add to their middle six. He has playoff experience due to his time with the Florida Panthers, too, so that only adds to his value. 

Mike Hoffman: Mike Hoffman is another Shark to watch this upcoming year when it comes to trade chatter. He is another pending unrestricted free agent who should get attention from teams looking to improve their secondary scoring.

Kaapo Kakhonen: Kaapo Kakhonen has been in the rumor mill all season, and he will surely get attention from teams in need of some goaltending help. He has been solid on a bad Sharks team, and he could net them a pretty decent return at the deadline because of it. 

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