Picture of Brett Pesce. The Oilers and Sabres are interested in a Pesce trade.
The Buffalo Sabres and Edmonton Oilers have interest in make a trade for Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce.

The Carolina Hurricanes are working on getting defenseman Brett Pesce signed to a long-term extension on July 1, but NHL rumors have the team and defenseman no way near a deal.

If Hurricanes management feels Pesce’s play is on the decline and can’t get him signed to a team friendly deal, they will trade him.

Sabres, Oilers have contacted the Hurricanes about a Brett Pesce trade

Pierre LeBrun was on TSN’s Insider Trading segment and reports that if Brett Pesce and the Carolina hurricanes can’t agree on a deal he will be traded. The Buffalo Sabres are one team that has already contacted the Canes about Pesce’s availability.

The Sabres are seeking to add another top four defenseman to the team this offseason.

Darren Dreger also chimed in on the Brett Pesce trade rumors and stated the Edmonton Oilers are another team that has interested in the defenseman.

Dreger went on to say in his TV bit that the Oilers would have to create cap space and that would mean trading one or two of Cody Ceci, Warren Foegele & Kailer Yamamoto.

What are NHL fans saying about a possible Brett Pesce trade?

As an Oilers fan, do it! Trade Kailer Yamamoto and Cody Ceci and bring in Brett Pesce, the Oilers create 2 million in cap space.

Sabres please make this trade! Rasmus Dahlin with Pesce could be a phenomenal pairing. An offensive juggernaut with a defensive anchor covering his mistakes. Victor Olofsson+picks for him.

A defensive defensemen like Pesce to round out the Buffalo Sabres top 4 with Power, Samuelsson and Dahlin. We make the playoffs next year with this trade.

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