5 under the radar names that could be acquired at the trade deadline

The NHL trade deadline is two weeks away, and there are a lot of names that will be floating around in rumors.

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Jordan Eberle is someone that the Seattle Kraken might move on from.

The Seattle Kraken are in an interesting spot this trade deadline. Only sitting a few points out of the second wild-card spot, they could choose to keep the team together and make a push for the playoffs.

Given Joey Daccord's play in the net, he could steal a series for the Kraken and help them advance a round. However, although not impossible, it is highly unlikely. The Kraken are listening to trade offers on some of their pending free agents.

Jordan Eberle is a leader on this team that would be a tough loss for Seattle. Although that may be true, the return for Eberle could be too much to pass up as a contending team would be willing to throw multiple assets at the pending free agent to bolster their top six.

At a cap hit of 5.5 million dollars, Seattle could look to retain salary to maximize the value of Eberle in a trade that could bring back a first-round pick and more.

The obvious fit for Eberle is his former team in the Edmonton Oilers who are desperately looking to add a forward within their top six. Eberle, who spent his first seven seasons with the team, would be a natural fit for the Oilers in their hopes for a deep playoff run.