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Jesperi Kotkaniemi Nearly Traded to Western Canadian Team: Insider Confirms Shocking Trade Offer for Superstar Elias Pettersson


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Elias Edmonson
February 29, 2024  (7:42 PM)
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This is huge.

A lot of major information has just been released regarding the Elias Pettersson file and one of the biggest trades in recent years that was talked about behind the scenes.
According to several sources, the Canucks and the Hurricanes have had discussions about Elias Pettersson that reached a stage where he and VAN had to make serious decisions about the direction their relationship would take.

"VAN eventually decided in favor of a new attempt at extension and allowed his agents to resume negotiations."

"No extension is settled at the moment, but there is certainly a momentum in this direction."

- Via NHL News

WOW! So it was serious! And there's more:
I believe names like Martin Necas and Jesperi Kotkaniemi were mentioned on the Carolina side. This happened for the first time more than a week ago, before my initial contract offer report last week.

- Via David Pagnotta

It's a developing story and, yes, it's huge, but let's wait and see.
One thing is certain, it would have been or would be one of the biggest transactions of the decade in the NHL.
Pagnotta adds that the Hurricanes did indeed put Necas and Kotkaniemi on the table, in exchange for the 100-point player Pettersson, but they were offering even more:
Details to follow.
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Jesperi Kotkaniemi Nearly Traded to Western Canadian Team: Insider Confirms Shocking Trade Offer for Superstar Elias Pettersson

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