New Jersey Devils: Latest Rumors With Every Trade Deadline Piece

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Miles Wood

This one still feels like a long shot, but we’ve seen some smoke, so we have to imagine there’s fire somewhere. Miles Wood is one of the most divisive forwards on the team. Some absolutely love him for the grit he brings, the speed he possesses and the kind of old school player that we don’t see very often. Some can’t stand him because he messes up most breakaways he’s on, takes a lot of penalties and inflates his advanced stats with bad shots.

Either way, it seems like other teams are willing to give something up to bring him on board. Wood has two more years after this one, paying him $2.75 million each year. That’s a decent price depending on what the other team expects to get.

Vancouver is once again being named in the running for Wood. No real word what they might give up, but the Devils would likely have to take salary back.

It’s hard to find what other teams might be interested in Miles Wood. It’s even harder to find a return for Wood that makes sense. Is it a 2nd-round pick? Is it a different roster player that needs a change of scenery? You try to figure out what Miles Wood is worth. It’s not an easy proposition.