5 Players the Florida Panthers Should Trade Right Now

By Darrell Samuels

5 Players the Florida Panthers Should Trade Right Now

Dale Tallon
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General manager Dale Tallon continues to work on the Florida Panthers' roster, hoping to one day copy what he did in the Windy City with the Chicago Blackhawks. Tallon did some great things as the lead guy with the Chicago Blackhawks and has been slowly molding the Panther organization, hoping to bring the same level of success to the state of Florida. The following five men should be dealt before the February 29 NHL trade deadline.

5. Rocco Grimaldi

Rocco Grimaldi
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5. Rocco Grimaldi

Rocco Grimaldi
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At the age of 22, Grimaldi is a prospect with the Panthers organization and has played in the AHL with the Portland Pirates. He was drafted 33rd overall by the team in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He has scored one goal in nine games, and if he does not develop as fast as the management may want, he might be attractive to another franchise as he is still awfully young with the future ahead of him.

4. Brian Campbell

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4. Brian Campbell

Brian Campbell
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The 36-year-old defensman has proven to be a valuable player on the blue line for the Panthers. He has played in the team's first 20 games and has eight points. His scoring days are long behind him, compared to when he was a member of the Buffalo Sabres and Chicago Blackhawks. He does still have some value if GM Tallon wants to send him off to win a Stanley Cup.

3. Jussi Jokinen

Jussi Jokinen
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3. Jussi Jokinen

Jussi Jokinen
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The Florida Panthers need to continue to get younger with their roster players. Jokinen, age 32, is in the middle of his second season in the Sunshine State. He is a great faceoff specialist and a commodity that could have teams calling for a great addition.

2. Dave Bolland

Dave Bolland
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2. Dave Bolland

Dave Bolland
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The forward has won two Stanley Cups in the NHL and scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013. The Panthers are not likely to win the Stanley Cup in June and, by the time the Panthers are a threat again, Bolland's best playing days will be behind him.

1. Jaromir Jagr

Jaromir Jagr
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1. Jaromir Jagr

Jaromir Jagr
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The 43-year-old has had a great quarter of a century career and currently in the second year with the Panthers. Jagr has turned some heads, scoring 16 points, but there's a good chance he will not be able to continue his hot start. However, if he does manage to keep putting pucks in the back of the net and the team falls out of playoff contention, he could be a valuable chip to trade.

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