Carolina Hurricanes Trade Rumors: Could Chad LaRose Be on The Move?

June 8th, 2010 by Mark Jones Leave a reply »

As the 2010 NHL Entry Draft grows closer, talks of trades have also begun to heat up. For the Carolina Hurricanes, this is especially true, as their offseason priorities include more than just dealing with their array of free agents.

One player that many, including myself, think could be an inviting and likely exchange possibility is 28-year-old right wing Chad LaRose. He has become a decent low-line player for the Hurricanes and it appears that a move may be a smart idea for Carolina.

"Rosey", as LaRose is known by many 'Canes fans, will be entering his sixth year in the NHL, but has yet to jump into the production rate he was expected to have. In his five years with the Hurricanes, which began in their Stanley Cup season of 2005-2006, LaRose has yet to break the 20-goal plateau in any season, and has only recorded more than 30 points once (he had 31 in 2008-'09).

This year, LaRose struggled even more, suffering two different injuries which limited him only 56 games. Furthermore, in the end, he only tacked o ...

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