NHL Rumors: Reported Trades That Would Shake Up Playoffs

January 22nd, 2013 by Morgan Chalfant Leave a reply »
With the 2012-2013 NHL lockout over and the season finally underway after this past weekend, trade rumors are in full swing.

With nearly half the games in a typical season lost to the disagreements during the lockout, teams are thinking seriously about the changes they need to make now in order to ensure that they have the best chances of making the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The question is, who will be traded, and when?


Roberto Luongo, G, Vancouver Canucks

The buzz around Vancouver’s apparent desire to trade Luongo has been the loudest of all, especially over the past few weeks. Possible destinations for Luongo include the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Florida Panthers and the Edmonton Oilers, according to The Hockey News.

Most recently, the Toronto Sun's Steve Simmons said via Twitter that Luongo will not be dealt to the Toronto Maple Leafs. What’s more, Luongo has expressed his desire to go to Florida, where he resides in the offseason with his family.

According to the Miami Sun-Sentinel, Luongo detailed, “[The Panthers] make sense for myself, for my career and my family.&rdquo ...

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