Picture of J.T. Miller. Will he be traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins?
Will the Vancouver Canucks and Pittsburgh Penguins revisit a J.T. Miller trade after the NHL season is over?

Prior to the NHL trade deadline there were a lot of NHL trade rumors floating around on where J.T. Miller could end up as the Canucks did let teams know he was available for a trade.

Miller has a new contract signed with the Vancouver Canucks that kicks in after the NHL season is over that does include a no-trade clause. His current contract does not provide no-trade protection and the Canucks have until July 1, 2023 to make a trade on Miller.

Penguins and Canucks discussed a J.T. Miller trade

Elliotte Friedman was on his 32 Thoughts Podcast and was discussing the potential Miller trade to Pittsburgh with Jeff Marek.

Friedman stated one of the reasons the Penguins deal for J.T. Miller didn’t happen is because the Pens had to unload Jason Zucker’s contract to fit Miller’s in and the Canucks were on Zucker’s no-trade list.

The Canucks did think about flipping Zucker to another team but had no time to find the right 3rd party trade partner.

Friedman went on to say in his podcast that the deal was too complicated to complete at the NHL trade deadline and could be revisited at the 2023 NHL Entry Draft.

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