NHL Trade Rumors: Kings Shopping Trevor Moore?

As the Los Angeles Kings look to bounce back from consecutive playoff disappointments, speculation has intensified around the future of winger Trevor Moore.

After a standout 30-goal season, Moore’s trade value has soared, positioning him as a prime candidate for a move this offseason.

Despite being a fan favorite and a key part of the Kings' penalty-killing unit, Moore’s contract, which has four years remaining on it at an annual cap hit of $4.2 million, lacks a no-move clause after July 1, providing the Kings with a strategic opportunity to trade him without restrictions.

The 29-year-old put up the best season of his six-year career, recording 31 goals and 26 assists for 57 total points across 82 games played this year.

With the Kings facing cap space challenges and needing to address several critical roster spots, including a starting goaltender, trading Moore could provide the necessary resources to fill these gaps.

Connor Doyle from The Hockey News has highlighted the potential benefits of leveraging Moore’s peak value, especially in a tight goalie market this offseason.

The decision to trade Moore would not only help alleviate financial pressure but could also open up opportunities for younger players like Alex Turcotte or Akil Thomas to assume larger roles.

Over the past four seasons, Moore has put up 68 goals and 89 assists for 157 total points across 278 games played.

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