Victor Mete needs a chance to prove his mettle, and a trade might be the only option out there

In an NHL trade rumour hill churning names at nearly full capacity in a pandemic season, there are three names on the blue line that stand out for their tantalizing potential above the rest: Vince DunnTravis Dermott, and Victor Mete.

Each of these players has carved out a substantial NHL career in spite of their relative youth, brief stretches spent ably playing high-leverage minutes and producing sound underlying two-way results among them. In spite of this, each has fallen out of favour in their current station, suffering healthy scratches and diminishing minutes.

EliteProspects Dir. of North American Scouting Mitch Brown and I have each agitated for Dunn's transition skill and Dermott's combination of neutral zone aggression and breakout efficiency in this space. Both Dunn and Dermott p

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NHL Montréal Canadiens NHL Brock Boeser Travis Dermott Vince Dunn Adam Gaudette Brett Kulak Victor Mete Brandon Sutter Tyler Toffoli Shea Weber
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