Three defensemen will be traded according to The Athletic
In their prediction, the 32 team reporters talked about who they believe will be traded out of their organization.
"There will be game-changing deals before this season's NHL trade deadline.
And it's never to early to start thinking about who will be involved.
Our writers pick a trade candidate for all 32 teams"
Many expected important players like Elias Lindholm
or Mark Scheifele
, but three reporters made surprising picks.
Jesse Granger, who's covering the Golden Knights, believes Alex Martinez is likely to get traded. The reporter added that the Knights probably aren't looking to part ways with a player, but Martinez, 36, would likely be the first one to leave.
Jonas Siegel thinks that the Toronto Maple Leafs should trace Conor Timmins
The defenseman only has a year left on his $1 million contract, but he likely won't make the team this season. Don't be surprised if Brad Treliving decides to trade him for a pick or a prospect.
will be traded by the Penguins, according to Rob Rossi.
The reporter believes that Kyle Dubas will include him in a trade package to land an important player.
Who do you think will be traded?
As seen on Hockey Patrol - Experts Predict Imminent Trade of Three Key NHL Defensemen
WHO DO YOU THINK WILL BE TRADED?
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|ALEC MARTINEZ||9||31 %|
|CONOR TIMMINS||13||44.8 %|
|PIERRE-OLIVIER JOSEPH||7||24.1 %|
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