According to the Columbus Dispatch Blue Jackets LW might be on the trading block. Reports are that the Jackets are not even having contract talk's with Torres as of right now. Heres what Scott Howson the GM of the Blue Jackets had to say about Torres contract talk's “We're going to do whatever is in our best interest, both long-term and short-term,” Howson said. “I don't want to comment further other than to say he has played very well and we'll see where we are in a month or so at the deadline.”There's a long way to go. I'm sure I'll have a conversation with (King) soon.” King who is Torres agent would not comment on the situation.
Torres who is believed to be asking for a three- or four-year contract worth at least $2.5 million per season. Torres who has said before that he would like to stay and play hockey in Columbus is probably going to get traded on the March 3rd trade deadline.Torres who is 28 has 26 points this year with 10 goals and 16 assists.
Teams rumored to be interested in Torres are Ottawa,Pittsburgh, Washington, and New York
Which team do you guys think Torres will be playing for come March 4th?
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