The Anaheim Ducks Have Named Their Zegras Price for the Montreal Canadiens

Rumors have been swirling for what seems like forever linking Trevor Zegras of the Anaheim Ducks to the Montreal Canadiens. A high skill forward like Zegras could fit in well into the Habs top-6, but is the price too steep? The Canadiens will have to give up high value in order to get him, most likely including a high profile, young defender.
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It seems like the Montreal Canadiens, Trevor Zegras and the Anaheim Ducks have been linked together forever. The Ducks are a rebuilding team, and many have the feeling that Zegras feels he is outside of the window and would like a change of scenary.

Despite that, Zegras is still really young at 23 years old, and has fantastic draft pedigree at 9th overall in 2019. Which actually fits in perfectly with the Montreal Canadiens window and ages.

Actually, if the Montreal Canadiens acquired Zegras, they would have 4 players selected in the top 16 of the 2019 draft. Kirby Dach was selected 3rd overall by Chicago, Anaheim took Zegras at 9, Montreal took Cole Caufield at 15, and Alex Newhook was selected by the Colorado Avalanche right after at 16.

No matter who you ask, the thought of Zegras coming to the Canadiens is at least an interesting one. Like it or not, the idea has dominated discourse, and has just ramped up since the offseason has begun.

The biggest question, as it is with all high-profile trades, is what the asking price is. If the price is low enough, almost everyone would be okay with acquiring the high skilled forward, and now it seems like a price has been named:

It seems like insider Arpon Basu has found that the Anaheim Ducks want either Kaiden Guhle or David Reinbacher in return for Zegras. The news isn't exactly surprising, as reports of the Ducks wanting a high profile defender, as it is one of Montreal's strengths, but is asking for Guhle or Reinbacher too much? We will look at both sides of the aisle here.