Ducks' Trevor Zegras Trade Talks On Hold with Latest Injury

The Anaheim Ducks shocked the hockey world recently by trading young defenseman Jamie Drysdale and a second-round pick to the Philadelphia Flyers for top prospect Cutter Gauthier. Turns out there could be more bold moves on the way from Ducks GM Pat Verbeek.

According to several insiders, Trevor Zegras' name has been floating around in trade talks and several teams have held discussions with Verbeek on a potential deal. Zegras is 22, and just signed a three-year deal worth $5.75 million. The contract does not hold any trade protection.

Zegras has recorded just seven points in 20 games this season and can't seem to find some consistent production. For now, trade talks are on hold as Zegras has gone down with injury. The Ducks forward will be out for a while after sustaining a lower-body injury in the first period of Tuesday night's victory over the Nashville Predators.

It was Zegras' 200th game in the NHL, but unfortunately 201 will have to wait several weeks. The trade deadline is March 8th, so we'll have to wait and see what Verbeek and the Ducks can pull off before then. Zegras should be back in the lineup by then as interested teams will be watching closely to see how he responds from his latest set back.

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