Wild Rumors: 3 Trade Candidates for 2023-24 Season

Even with a three-game winning streak, the Minnesota Wild only have an 8-10-4 record. It seems quite likely that they will be sellers this season, so let's go over a few of their players who could be traded this season if they do not get back in the playoff race. 

Pat Maroon: Pat Maroon has been picking up a lot of noise in the rumor mill due to the Wild's struggles. With that, he is having a good season, so he is raising his value in the process. Teams looking for physicality, leadership, and a three-time Stanley Cup winner will call Minny about Maroon if made available. 

Brandon Duhaime: Another pending UFA forward on the Wild's roster who could get some attention at the deadline is Brandon Duhaime. Like Maroon, he is a physical forward who would be a decent option for a playoff team's fourth line. 

Jake Middleton: Jake Middleton has another year left on his deal, but he could be a hot commodity at the deadline. He is a big-bodied shutdown defenseman who plays an extremely heavy game and provides plenty of toughness. He also has provided some offense this season with it, posting 10 points in 22 games thus far. What playoff team would not want that?

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