Ducks Rumors: Frank Vatrano Linked to Metro Team

The Anaheim Ducks are expected to listen to offers for winger Frank Vatrano this offseason. This is not surprising, as he was one of the NHL's top trade targets leading up to the 2024 NHL Trade Deadline. With Vatrano's trade value being high after his strong season, the rebuilding Ducks are going to hear offers. 

Vatrano generated a lot of interest during this regular season, and it makes sense given his offensive production and affordable deal. One specific club that is expected to pursue him again this offseason is the New York Islanders.

The Islanders desperately need to improve their forward group if they hope to become a bigger threat in the Eastern Conference next season. They have had scoring issues for quite some time, and Vatrano would provide them with a much needed remedy for this ongoing situation.

If the Islanders landed Vatrano, he would give their top six and power play a significant boost. This is because he took his game to a new level this season and emerged as a legitimate All-Star talent. 

In 82 games this season with the Ducks, Vatrano set new career highs with 37 goals, 23 assists, and 60 points. Adding that kind of production would be massive for the Islanders, and we will need to wait and see if they can land him this offseason from here. 

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