NHL Rumors: Trade Packages For Seth Jones, and Top 30 Trade Targets
Seth Jones and the Chicago Blackhawks revisited along with New York Islanders news
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Four potential packages from the leading contenders for Seth Jones

Aaron Portzline of The Athletic: The Columbus Blue Jackets could expect a similar, but likely smaller package to what Ottawa Senators received for Erik KarlssonChris Tierney, Rudolfs Balcers, Dylan DeMelo, Josh Norris, a first- and second-round pick, and two conditional picks – in a Seth Jones trade. GM Jarmo Kekalainen is hoping for a bidding war and that Jones wants to sign an extension there.

Potential trade packages for four of the ‘leading candidate’ for Jones.

Chicago Blackhawks –  Philipp Kurashev, Nicolas Beaudin, Lukas Reichel, and a 2022 first-round pick.

Colorado Avalanche – Tyson Jost, Sampo Ranta, Justin Barron and a 2021 first-round pick.

Los Angeles Kings – Adrian Kempe, Akil Thomas, Tobias Bjornfot and a lottery protected 2022 first-round pick.

Philadelphia Flyers – Philippe Myers, Zayde Wisdom, Morgan Frost and a 2021 first-round pick.

Top 30 NHL trade candidates

The Fourth Period: Top players who could be traded this offseason and the teams that have been linked to them.

1. Jack Eichel – Anaheim, Los Angeles, Calgary, NY Rangers, Minnesota, Vegas, Chicago, Columbus, Florida, Seattle

2. Seth Jones – Philadelphia, Winnipeg, Toronto, Chicago.

3. Oliver Ekman-Larsson – Boston, Vancouver, Seattle, New Jersey, NY Rangers.

4. Evgeny Kuznetsov – Columbus, Seattle, Anaheim, Florida.

5. Vladimir Tarasenko – Calgary, Vegas, Carolina, Boston, NY Islanders.

6. Phil Kessel – Pittsburgh, Boston, NY Islanders, Edmonton, Vegas, Minnesota.

7. Johnny Gaudreau – Philadelphia, Boston.

8. Sam Reinhart – Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Columbus, Anaheim, St. Louis.

9. Conor Garland – Boston, Toronto, Edmonton, Florida, Los Angeles.

10. Rickard Rakell – Toronto, Pittsburgh, Edmonton, Boston.

11 . Viktor Arvidsson – Toronto, New Jersey, Los Angeles, Calgary.

12. Darcy Kuemper – Toronto, Boston, Edmonton, Carolina, Buffalo.

13. Mattias Ekholm – Winnipeg, Philadelphia, Boston, Edmonton, Pittsburgh.

14. Jake DeBrusk – Seattle, Los Angeles, Arizona.

15. Evander Kane

16. Vince Dunn – Boston, Los Angeles, Detroit

17. Alex Kerfoot

18. Warren Foegele

19. Rasmus Ristolainen

20. Josh Manson – Winnipeg, Carolina

21. Elvis Merzlikins – Chicago, Boston, Buffalo, Edmonton, Toronto.

22. Jakub Voracek – Seattle.

23. Matt Dumba

24. Duncan Keith – Seattle, Vancouver, Edmonton

25. Travis Dermott

26. Calle Jarnkrok

27. Leo Komarov

28. Nolan Patrick

29. Nate Schmidt

30. Ryan Johansen