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Vancouver Canucks looking to trade Olli Juolevi

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NHL change Rumors are beginning to circulate that the Vancouver Canucks are trying to trade Olli Juolevi. The 2016 first-rounder has struggled as a seasoned and sits fifth at the Canucks’ left-aspect defence intensity chart.

Patrick Johnston of The Province reports Juolevi, who would require waivers to be re-assigned to the American Hockey League — and given his pedigree could probable be claimed — is being actively shopped across the league.

Johnston went on to mention, If the Canucks can’t find a alternate and decide to send him to AHL Abbotsford in advance of Monday’s NHL beginning day roster deadline, he’ll should be on waivers today.

The Canucks scouting team made a mistake drafting 5th ordinary in 2016, because the Canucks exceeded on higher-upside blue-liners — and Matthew Tkachuk — to take him.

As we've got visible before, a alternate of scenery may do Juolevi nicely and he could turns things round and stay as much as his capability with every other group.

Olli Juolevi career stats

Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM +/-
2015-16 London Knights OHL fifty seven 9 33 42 16 38
2016-17 London Knights OHL fifty eight 10 32 forty two 36 26
2017-18 TPS Turku SM-liiga 38 7 12 19 14 7
2018-19 Utica Comets AHL 18 1 12 13 2 -12
2019-20 Utica Comets AHL 45 2 23 25 24 -eight
2019-20 Vancouver Canucks NHL
2020-21 Vancouver Canucks NHL 23 2 1 three zero -1
NHL Totals 23 2 1 three 0

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