Alex Wennberg Seattle Kraken center trade target
New York Rangers leading the race for Alex Wennberg trade. Get the latest NHL trade rumors and analysis.

The NHL trade deadline is heating up, and the New York Rangers are poised to make a splash. According to NHL insider Elliotte Friedman, the Rangers have emerged as the favorites to land Seattle Kraken center Alex Wennberg.

Wennberg’s absence from Seattle’s lineup on Monday night for “trade-related” reasons has only fueled the fires of speculation. Friedman’s intel strengthens the rumors that have been swirling around Wennberg, with both the New York Rangers and Colorado Avalanche expressing interest in the skilled center.

NY Rangers Eyeing Alex Wennberg: Inside the Trade Rumors

The 29-year-old Wennberg brings a wealth of experience to the table, with 693 NHL games under his belt. He’s a consistent offensive contributor, notching nine goals and 25 points in 60 games for the Kraken this season. Drafted 14th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2013, Wennberg boasts a career total of 90 goals and 330 points split between Columbus, Florida, and Seattle.

The Rangers are looking to bolster their center depth as they aim for a deep playoff run. Wennberg could be a valuable addition to their third line, bringing veteran savvy and a scoring touch.

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