5 Players New Jersey Devils Should Consider Trading In Offseason

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The New Jersey Devils are going to be looking to improve their team even more once the offseason comes around, and these players might be on the block.

The New Jersey Devils didn’t have that good of a season. They went into it with a lot of expectations but they failed to reach them. They have a couple of really good players to build around like Nico Hischier, Jack Hughes, and Jesper Bratt. They have a lot of work to do but they are better off than a lot of teams near the bottom of the NHL’s standings. They could be a couple of moves away from being in the playoffs if the young guys develop.

They have an interim tag on both their general manager and head coach right now so the first thing they need to do is figure out who is going to be in charge at those positions after the season is over. It is very important that they manage to find the right person for each of those positions. Tom Fitzgerald might be the guy to run the team as the general manager but it is hard to see them keeping Alain Nasreddine as the head coach.

They need a coach that will get the most out of their young players. They need to get these guys in a position to succeed so finding the right guys is the key. Once they do that, however, they need to start getting this roster the players it needs to be successful. There are obviously some untouchable players like the ones previously mentioned, but they might need to trade a really good player or two in order to move on. These are the five players to trade away if they have to make a move: