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Vegas Golden Knights looking to trade Alec Martinez

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With Eichel slated to play at some point this month, the Vegas Golden Knights will have to clear cap space to fit ’s earnings cap into the lineup. change rumors have Vegas purchasing defenceman Alec Martinez.

Martinez is slated to come off injury reserve soon and with defenceman Bryaden McNabb lately signing a three-12 months deal it has made Martinez expendable.

Krepps of Vegas Hockey Now reports Alex Pietrangelo and Shea Theodore will now not be traded and with new contracts to Zach Whitecloud and McNabb, that leaves Martinez the strange man out.

Krepps went on to say, with Martinez out for the past few months, the Golden Knights have remained one of the pinnacle teams within the Western Conference.

If Vegas can discover a way to make an Alec Matrinez change, they could keep away from shipping out one in every of Evgenii Dadonov or Reilly Smith whom have been rumored to be traded earlier this season whilst Vegas made a for Jack Eichel.

Martinez, 34, has a cap hit of $5.25 million till 2023-24 and owns a no-alternate clause which consists of 16 groups no-change listing this 12 months that could complicate a exchange.

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