Panthers Rumors: 3 Possible Offseason Suitors for Brandon Montour

Brandon Montour is the top right-shot defenseman who has the potential to hit the free-agent market this offseason. This is because he is a top-four defenseman who provides plenty of offense to go along with steady defensive play. Thus, let's go over three clubs who could be in the mix to sign him this offseason.

Florida Panthers: The Panthers are going to try to get Montour signed to a new deal before free agency. He is an integral part of their blue line, and losing him would be quite detrimental. We will need to wait and see if they can get both him and Sam Reinhart inked to new deals before July 1. 

Toronto Maple Leafs: The Toronto Maple Leafs are certainly a team to watch if Montour hits the free-agent market. They need an impactful right-shot defenseman, and he would provide them with just that. He would also give their power play a major boost because of his high offensive contributions. 

Carolina Hurricanes: The Carolina Hurricanes are another team to watch when it comes to Montour. They could lose fellow right-shot defenseman Brett Pesce to free agency. Brady Skjei, Jalen Chatfield, and Tony DeAngelo are also all pending UFAs. Thus, the Canes could be on the hunt for defensemen this summer, and Montour would be a big-time addition to their group. 

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