Trade proposal emerges sending Brady Tkachuk to the Maple Leafs for Mitch Marner

Dave C.
June 2, 2024  (5:15 PM)

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NHL insider Nick Kypreos has emerged a deal sending Mitch Marner to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Brady Tkachuk.

Nick Kypreos has speculated a blockbuster involving two divisional rivals, the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs in a trade involving both Brady Tkachuk and Mitch Marner in a potential one for one trade.
A trade that could make sense, given the Maple Leafs have been shopping around Toronto native Mitch Marner.
Nick Kypreos and Justin Bourne have brought up the idea of a possible Brady Tkachuk trade to the Leafs. They note how Tkachuk might be frustrated with Ottawa's lack of progress and could demand a trade if dissatisfied, forcing Ottawa to consider it. If Tkachuk is traded, Toronto might need to offer high-value assets like Mitch Marner, draft picks, or prospects.

They added while the idea of Tkachuk joining the Leafs is enticing, the feasibility of such a trade depends on several factors. The Senators' reluctance to part with their captain and the significant assets Toronto would need to offer make this trade complex. However, if Tkachuk expresses a desire to move, it could spark serious negotiations, potentially leading to one of the biggest trades in recent NHL history. Ultimately, the Senators are likely to want to keep the centerpiece of their team as they advance in the Eastern Conference standings.
Brady Tkachuk would immediately become a favourite of Craig Berube who used to coach the St.Louis Blues.
Marner would become the Senators best player off the bat and would be a huge threat on a line with Tim Stutzle.