Jan 13, 2014, 2:32 PM EST
Armed with a new two-year contract extension, Senators general manager Bryan Murray is willing to trade some of the club’s future for help in the present.
“We do have a number of players that probably are deserving of playing some games or playing in the NHL that may not get a chance because of our numbers up here that we would talk to teams about for a more veteran-type player,” Murray said today on a conference call, per the Canadian Press.
While Murray was adamant he wasn’t willing to trade top prospect Curtis Lazar “at this point in time,” a quick glance at the Binghamton Senators’ AHL roster reveals a number of young names that could garner interest. (For example, 21-year-old defenseman Fredrik Claesson, who’s drawing rave reviews this season.)
The Sens are 6-1-1 in their last eight games and have climbed to within two points of the final wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference.
“We are available to make a deal,” said Murray.
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