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What Might 4 Eastern Conference Contenders Trade for Hertl?



Credit: Sammi Silber

The NHL Trade Deadline is coming! The NHL Trade Deadline is coming!

What does that mean for Tomas Hertl and the San Jose Sharks?

The latest reports are the San Jose Sharks are trying hard to keep their impending UFA, but there’s still a lot of belief that Hertl will choose to chase the Stanley Cup elsewhere.

Status Quo Between Hertl, Sharks With Trade Deadline a Week Away

In short, there’s still a lot of drama from now until the Mar. 21 trade deadline.

To that end, I explored four Eastern Conference teams that could chase Hertl – and ran through various trade proposals with local beat writers and NHL scouts/executives. I’ll look at Western Conference teams tomorrow.

Jimmy Murphy of Boston Hockey Now will speak for the Boston BruinsGeorge Richards of Florida Hockey Now will speak for the Florida PanthersVince Mercogliano of USA Today will speak for the New York Rangers, and Dan Kingerski of Pittsburgh Hockey Now will speak for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The scouts and executive who I spoke with represent NHL organizations outside of the San Jose Sharks. They’ll evaluate the various proposals bandied back and forth between myself and the beat writers.

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