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Team Confirms Star Player Will Be Traded As Soon As Tomorrow

Published March 5, 2024 at 9:43 PM

Amidst ongoing trade speculations surrounding Jake Guentzel, the Pittsburgh Penguins face a pressing dilemma as the star player's contract approaches its end. Supposedly seeking a maximum deal, which the Penguins may not be able to accommodate, Guentzel's future with the team hangs in the balance.

Today, insider Darren Dreger dropped a bombshell, indicating that the Penguins are poised to trade Guentzel within the next 24-36 hours. The reported terms of the potential trade reveal the Penguins' desire for a first-round draft pick, a current young NHL player, and promising prospects in return.

Sources say the Penguins are hoping to have a trade in place for Jake Guentzel by tomorrow evening. Pittsburgh is open to quality over quantity in return, but would like a 1st, young NHL player, plus prospects. Flexibility comes in the calibre of prospect or roster player.

Guentzel's stellar performance this season further intensifies the anticipation surrounding his potential trade. With an impressive 52 points in 50 games, his impact on any team, particularly in playoff scenarios, promises to be immense. As the clock ticks down, all eyes are on where Guentzel will land and the ripple effects his departure will have on the NHL landscape.

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Team Confirms Star Player Will Be Traded As Soon As Tomorrow

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