Colorado Avalanche Rumors: Analyzing the Ottawa Senators as Trade Partners

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Cody Ceci

Acquiring Ceci from the Senators would be a difficult thing for the Avs to do because he is so young, and has such high potential.

He is also a right-shooting defenseman, and right-shooting defensemen are extremely rare in the league. Right shooting defensemen of his skill are even more rare.

Furthermore, he is only 23 years old, so he’s not the type of player teams trade that often.

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Generally these kinds of trades are of the one-for-one nature, like the Seth Jones and Ryan Johansen trade. And, those kinds of trades involve players of the same age usually.

However, Johansen is nearly 3 years older than Jones, so it’s not inconceivable that a trade involving Duchene — who is 26 — and Ceci, could happen.

Unfortunately, it might mean the Avs would have to settle for a one-for-one trade because both of the prospects above are too valuable.