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Canucks offseason trade candidates: Loui Eriksson

VANCOUVER, BC - JANUARY 18: Loui Eriksson #21 of the Vancouver Canucks skates up ice during their NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres at Rogers Arena January 18, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)"n

The Vancouver Canucks need to clear cap space this offseason. Can they find a way to move out the final two years of Loui Eriksson’s deal?

It’s imperative for the Vancouver Canucks to create some cap room this offseason, but that’s obviously much easier said than done.

General manager Jim Benning decided to hand out lucrative long-term deals to the likes of Loui Eriksson, Brandon Sutter, Jay Beagle and Antoine Roussel.