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The names that Avalanche fans would love to see come around Denver would require quite a return to acquire them.
It would require sending somebody like Paul Stastny, or perhaps Matt Duchene, to match trade value, and the Avalanche simply aren't going to do that.
Though people love to throw his name around, Stastny isn't going anywhere. He's a leader on the team and his contract is not one that many people are going to take.
Plus, the Avalanche shouldn't even be interested in moving the guy who is second on the team in every major scoring category.
Stastny gets a lot of grief in Denver, mostly because of his contract, but he is still an effective player and a strong leader that the Avalanche would do well to keep.
Duchene, O'Reilly and Gabriel Landeskog won't be going anywhere because they are the core and future of this team.
If somebody were to get traded, it would more likely be David Jones, Kyle Quincey or even Shane O'Brien.
Defense is where the Avalanche have an excess of NHL-capable players, but none of the available names would get a big-time scorer back without some kind of draft picks included, which the Avalanche don't have too many of.