Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel celebrating a goal scored with center Evgeni Malkin during a home game in the NHL.
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Insider Links The Penguins To An Insane Three-Team Trade Involving Jake Guentzel

Published March 5, 2024 at 6:16 PM

As the NHL trade deadline approaches insider reports about various trades continue to increase. Today a report has linked the Pittsburgh Penguins to a wild three-team trade sending Jake Guentzel to a new home.

Guentzel Heading Out West In Massive Three Team Blockbuster?

NHL insider Chris Johnston has been all over different reports regarding trades today. The biggest report is centered around the Vancouver Canucks pursuit of Jake Guentzel. According to Johnston, Guentzel could be heading to the Canucks in a huge three-team trade.

With the #canucks believed to be among those pursuing Jake Guentzel, word is they've had discussions about potentially flipping Elias Lindholm to the #bruins as part of the machinations to make it happen.

Nothing concrete in place at this time. Still lots of moving parts.

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Along with the Canucks landing Jake Guentzel they would also be parting ways with star forward Elias Lindholm. Lindholm's stay in Vancouver would be short as they recently just acquired him from the Calgary Flames.

If the trade does go down expect the Penguins to land several top prospects from a combination of the Bruins and Canucks. Recently it was reported that the Penguins expect to get a 1st round pick, a top prospect, and a young roster player for Guentzel.

Sources say the Penguins are hoping to have a trade in place for Jake Guentzel by tomorrow evening. Pittsburgh is open to quality over quantity in return, but would like a 1st, young NHL player, plus prospects. Flexibility comes in the calibre of prospect or roster player.

Continue to check back here for the latest on the Jake Guentzel saga. The next 24 hours will be key in determining the future of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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Insider Links The Penguins To An Insane Three-Team Trade Involving Jake Guentzel

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