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Will Filip Forsberg be traded at some point this season?

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NHL Trade Rumor chatter in the offseason had the Nashville Predators looking into buying and selling Filip Forsberg at some point this season. Forsberg’s cap hit is reasonably priced at $6 million and he lacks change safety.

Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports the Preds and Filip Forsberg are expected to start talks on a settlement extension. Forsberg, 27, is finishing a six-yr cope with a $6 million AVV.

LeBrun went on to say, the Forsberg camp will observe the Gabriel Landeskog deal as a similar where he signed an 8-year $56 million extension.

Forsberg will in all likelihood no longer receive a deal much less than a $eight million AVV and it's miles believed GM David Poile does now not want some other $8 million AVV forward at the group. The alternative definitely is to re-signal Forsberg to the brand new deal, change him on the NHL change deadline 2022 or alternate one in every of Matt Duchene or Ryan Johansen.

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