Devils Rumors: Blockbuster Trade Coming This Summer in New Jersey

The New Jersey Devils may have added Jake Allen ahead of this season's trade deadline but don't think for a second they are finished on their pursuit to find goaltending help. Speculation surrounds GM Tom Fitzgerald and there's growing noise regarding the team's intentions of making a run at either Jacob Markstrom or Juuse Saros this summer.

Fitzgerald had a deal in place this season for Markstrom, however it fell through after the two sides couldn't reach a consensus on the salary retention involved. The Devils also made a huge offer for Saros this season, however Nashville changed their tone once they went on a massive heater and now are headed for the postseason, led by Saros in their crease.

The Devils are in a great spot to make a splash this summer as Fitzgerald has $21.3 million in cap space and they also have their first round pick the next three drafts to dangle and two second-rounders in 2025. The team is also loaded with young talent and NHL ready prospects, so there's certainly no shortage of trade assets who could be in play.

Akira Schmid would likely be involved in any trade for a netminder and there's also Alexander Holtz and Dawson Mercer who could be in play and on opposing team's radars.

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