3 Potential Trade Destinations for Bruins' Linus Ullmark

The Boston Bruins have put Linus Ullmark on the trade block as they need to reallocate some resources. With Jeremy Swayman expected to sign a long-term contract this season and with limited cap flexibility, moving Ullmark could help not only financially, but also fetch the Bruins another impact player up front.

The Bruins tried to move Ullmark to the LA Kings last season, however he used his trade protection to stay in Boston. This summer may be a different story. Here's three teams to keep an eye on now that the New Jersey Devils and Kings have shored up their crease:

Ottawa Senators

Moving Ullmark in the division will come at a premium cost for the Senators but this is apparently something GM Steve Staios is open to eating. The Sens tried Joonas Korpisalo last season, signing him to a long-term contract and after just one season want to move on. No word yet if Ullmark has Ottawa on his 15-team list, but even so, Bruins management may approach him to try and sway his decision based on the potential return. Could Jakob Chychrun be involved?

Detroit Red Wings

The Wings have held discussions with the Anaheim Ducks on John Gibson so you know they are looking for a better solution than Ville Husso next season. They also have a boat load of cap space and plenty of room to offer Ullmark a lucrative long-term extension. The Wings have a slew of young forwards who are NHL ready so perhaps the Bruins take a flyer on one of Detroit's best prospects.

Colorado Avalanche

Word is the Avs weren't happy with Alexandar Georgiev's performance last season and into the playoffs and are open to just about anything this summer. Ullmark would be a massive upgrade and give them a legit #1 for a long postseason run next season. Georgiev has one season left on his deal at $3.4 million and does not hold any trade protection.

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