NHL Trade Rumors: Bruins & Jets Talking Offseason Trade

Winnipeg Jets prospect Rutger McGroarty wants out. The former first-round pick hasn't been able to see eye-to-eye with the organization on his development and now would prefer to be traded this offseason.

The Jets have been getting a number of trade offers and have been in contract from the Boston Bruins, according to Mike McIntyre of Winnipeg Free Press. The Bruins have some competition as the Buffalo Sabres, Columbus Blue Jackets and New York Islanders have also made inquiries.

McGroarty recorded 16 goals and 36 assists in 36 games last season in Michigan and also led the United States to the gold medal as captain at the World Junior Championships, collecting five goals and four assists in seven games. 

McGroarty was originally selected 14th overall in 2022, and is one of the likely trade candidates to be moved throughout some point of draft weekend.

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