3 insane trade packages New Jersey Devils can offer for Brady Tkachuk

The New Jersey Devils would love to add a guy like Brady Tkachuk this off-season. However, it is going to cost them an arm and a leg.
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The New Jersey Devils are looking to make some big moves this summer. Everyone knows that they will be looking to upgrade at goaltender and on defense. However, that doesn't mean that they should completely avoid upgrading the top-six forward group either.

If Ottawa Senators forward Brady Tkachuk is available, they should strongly consider him. It may cost a lot but the Devils have good assets that they can give up. In the event that this trade was discussed between both sides, a deal might look something like this:

The New Jersey Devils would have to give up a lot to get Brady Tkachuk

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You are not getting a star player that does it all like Brady Tkachuk without giving something up for him. The Senators would command a lot.

The 10th overall pick and a future second-round pick would be a great starting point in terms of a trade. It would be on the Sens to hit on these picks, but they are very valuable selections to own.

Alexander Holtz could be hit or miss. He has scored some big goals in the NHL so far. Yet, it hasn't come as consistently as he'd like. People in New Jersey have also begged for him to get more ice time over his career but coaches don't love the entirety of his game. Ottawa might be the place where that changes. He is also familiar with Travis Greene as the head coach there now.

Of every piece in this trade, Seamus Casey might be the most intriguing for the Senators. He was a brilliant defenseman at the University of Michigan. As one of the top offensive blue-liners in college hockey, the hope is that his game translates to the NHL. He took Luke Hughes' spot once he came to the Devils and ran away with that job.

There will be learning curves for Casey on the defensive side of things (and the grind of an 82-game schedule) but he will be great in the NHL one day soon.