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Why Acquiring Petry Makes Sense and Why It Doesn’t (+)



Jeff Petry, Michigan native
The Detroit Red Wings are one of several NHL teams that have called the Montreal Canadiens about Jeff Petry's availability

TSN’s Pierre LeBrun  says the Montreal Canadiens may trade defenseman Jeff Petry. Lebrun lists the Detroit Red Wings as a possible destination.  A deal isn’t a certainty because Petry’s contract has a modified no-trade clause.

The Canadiens are in reset mode. They are trying to maintain a level of competitiveness while developing younger players. The Habs recently acquired Evgenii Dadonov from the Vegas Golden Knights while moving out Shea Weber’s contract.

Talking about a trade is a long way from completing a deal. But here  pros and cons about the potential of the Red Wings trading for Petry:

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