Major trade proposal between the Habs and Canucks involving Bo Horvat

Published December 21, 2022 at 8:29

There are several Canucks players who have been linked to the Canadiens in recent times, including forwards Bo Horvat and Brock Boeser, as well as goalie Thatcher Demko.

Sportsnet came out with a pretty gigantic trade proposal for Kent Hughes to acquire the current Canucks captain.

Indeed, the network proposes that the Tricolore give away David Savard, Jayden Struble, Owen Beck, the Panthers' first round pick in 2023 (acquired in the Ben Chiarot trade) and a third round pick in 2024.

To see the Sportsnet article in question, it's here.

It's true that Horvat, in addition to being a leader, is a goal scoring machine, especially on the power play. He would immediately help the Habs in a facet where the team is bad at best.

However, as Marc Dumont mentions, the price is not worth it. Sacrificing a first round pick in such a promising draft year, plus a prospect of the caliber of Owen Beck could be a monumental blunder.

The Habs are far from being in "win now" mode and it would be very surprising if Kent Hughes sacrificed the team's future for immediate results.

December 21   |   120 answers
Major trade proposal between the Habs and Canucks involving Bo Horvat

Do you think Kent Hughes would dare to make that kind of trade?

Yes3630 %
No8470 %
Latest 10 stories