The Pittsburgh Penguins take a seat effectively in a playoff spot so why could they look at buying and selling Kasperi Kapanen on the NHL alternate cut-off date? rumors have the Pens seeking to unfastened up cap space and Kapanen is the bizarre man out.
Seravalli of the Daily Faceoff reports Pittsburgh does no longer have space, they don’t need to trade future belongings to help a middle long within the tooth to chase one final Stanley Cup.
Seravalli went on to mention, the Penguins will go about exploring a Kapanen exchange. He could be a higher healthy on either a playoff or non-playoff group. The Colorado Avalanche, Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks have hobby in a Kapanen trade.
Kapanen, 25, is a confined unfastened agent with an $3.2 million AAV. With a Kapanen exchange the Penguins might use the freed up salary to pursue another ahead or stay-at-domestic defenceman but a Kapanen alternate additionally opens up a few cap flexibility for preserving others this coming offseason.