Connor Hellebuyck's Choice of Preferred Team Unveiled

Published June 22, 2023 at 9:48
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Connor Hellebuyck Trade Saga Takes a Turn

A recent development has emerged, shaking our previous assumptions about the ongoing trade saga involving Connor Hellebuyck.

Hellebuyck's Possible Move to New Jersey

A reliable report from NHL insider Pierre LeBrun reveals a new twist: Connor Hellebuyck has communicated to the Winnipeg Jets that he'd consider committing to a long-term extension, should he be traded to the New Jersey Devils. This vital information was shared via Instagram:

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It was also stated that Hellebuyck is seeking a long-term deal in the $9.5M AAV range.

Even though the cost of such a deal would undeniably be steep, the rewards could prove to be exceedingly worthwhile.

The Potential Cost for New Jersey

The question arises, what would New Jersey have to sacrifice to convince Winnipeg to part ways with Hellebuyck?

The Devils would likely need to put forward a substantial offer comprising several valuable assets. A promising player like Alexander Holtz, Luke Hughes, or Simon Nemec, coupled with a 1st round draft pick, might serve as just the starting negotiation point for Winnipeg.

It remains uncertain whether New Jersey is prepared to meet such a hefty price in order to improve their goaltending, but we'll see how this all plays out.

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