Golden Knights Trade Candidate Report: Yegor Chinakhov

With the Vegas Golden Knights heading to Ohio's capital, here's a dark horse trade candidate they might acquire.

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2. Who Else Wants Yegor Chinakhov?

Yegor Chinakhov
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Early in the season, Yegor Chinakhov was linked with two teams: the Chicago Blackhawks and the San Jose Sharks. Both were undermanned teams that are sitting at the bottom of their divisions. Therefore, it would've made sense in November or December to trade him.

But let's look at why going to Chicago makes sense. Chinakhov has the ability to develop with Connor Bedard. Playing with a promising young super star can bring out the best in anyone. Plus, it adds much-needed scoring depth to a Blackhawks team that needs it.