Golden Knights Trade Candidate Report: Jake Guentzel

One of the biggest trade targets, Jake Guentzel has much to offer for the Vegas Golden Knights. But how big will the package to get him be?

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There's perhaps no bigger fish in the NHL trade pond right now than Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel. Numerous teams have contacted the Penguins about acquiring the winger, including the Vegas Golden Knights. A team needing forward depth will pay a hefty price, though.

Still, that's with good reason. Jake Guentzel has 22 goals and 30 assists in 50 games this season. He's also 29 years old, making him a valuable trade piece compared to the older players on the market.

With the Vegas Golden Knights 2-6-1 in their last nine, there's an incentive to get a player of this caliber. That's especially true with Jack Eichel's imminent return, bolstering the team at the forward position. But what would a Jake Guentzel trade look like? Where will Bruce Cassidy slot the Omaha native?