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Time To Move Andreas Athanasiou?

01/08/2020 at 9:11am EST

Craig Custance of The Athletic lists 27 players who could be in play as the trade deadline approaches.

“You can have anyone in Detroit that you want,” said another executive, only slightly exaggerating. The Sharks are another team to watch as a possible seller. GMs are also keeping an eye on the Wild, who were nearly sellers earlier in the year but now have climbed back into the race. And the buyers? They’re starting to line up as well....

22. Andreas Athanasiou, Detroit Red Wings – The Red Wings currently have seven restricted free agent forwards at the NHL level who are going to need new deals, including Athanasiou. Two of them – Anthony Mantha and Tyler Bertuzzi – are in for huge raises. Detroit is going to have to make a decision on Athanasiou, and he won’t be cheap either. Detroit’s rental options aren’t going to net a huge return, so if Steve Yzerman wants to add, say, a first-round pick, he may have to move one of his young forwards. And Athanasiou is an option. “ I don’t think he’s Steve’s cup of tea,” said an NHL source.

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