Quinn Hughes Reportedly Demands Management to Trade for New Star Defenseman

Published November 23, 2023 at 6:50 PM
The Vancouver Canucks are still in what many considered to be a rebuilding phase. With their recent success rumors have started that the Canucks will be buyers and their captain has the perfect acquisition in mind.

Hughes Demands Management To Take A Shot At Getting Star Defenseman

Recently rumors have begun to fly surrounding the Vancouver Canucks. According to these rumblings, Quinn Hughes has let management know if they are buying he wants a specific player.

Some say the Canucks would want Tanev to play with Quinn Hughes. Hughes himself, has management, he has let management know how much of a Tanev fan he is.


This would give the electric Hughes who is in conversations for the Norris Trophy a trusted partner to play with. With Hughes' request in mind the reports also looked at the logistics of acquiring Tanev.

Tanev Reportedly Open To A Reunion

Recently a source close to the situation has discussed the idea of Vancouver trading for defensemen. Today was Chris Tanev's turn and the insight is a positive sign for Canucks fans.

Dhaliwal: «Don, yesterday I talked about (Nikita) Zadorov. I want to talk about Chris Tanev today. There's a ton of teams after Tanev right now. Tanev's got a no-trade clause. Vancouver's not on it.

Since leaving the Canucks a few seasons ago Canucks fans have been clamoring for a Tanev return.

Yet another reason why the Canucks should have kept Tanev. HUGHES LITERALLY CALLED HIM DAD

Tanev has also commented on Quinn Hughes and was very complimentary of his former teammate.

Tanev on playing with Hughes: I loved playing with Quinn. We had great chemistry on and off the ice. He's a hell of a player and will be the best defenceman in the league at some point in the near future. #Canucks

That future is now and it would be a very full circle moment if one of the players who saw the potential in Quinn long ago was there to help him succeed. As the weeks go on and the rumors mount expect the Canucks to be in on Tanev.

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