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by Paul on 06/24/14 at 04:01 PM ET
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
The Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks have seemingly broken away from the pack when it comes to being the front-runners for Ryan Kesler, multiple sources have told ESPN.com.
Kesler's preference to land in either of those two cities in part stems from his desire to win a Stanley Cup and his holding of a no-trade clause, giving him the power to dictate to some degree his destination.
And he’s certainly a great fit for either club, both teams wanting to upgrade their No. 2 center position.
The one thing Kesler can’t dictate, however, is forcing the Vancouver Canucks to trade him.
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