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tsn.ca writes … Yakupov: ”I don’t want to talk about this”
Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun writes that Edmonton Oil Kings captain Griffin Reinhart could be the defenceman Edmonton Oilers are looking for.
Oilers veteran Ryan Smyth expected to announce retirement from NHL: reports: EDMONTON – While it has yet to be… http://t.co/mTjYiWb199
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While we can only guess about whether or not Kesler would want to come to Edmonton, he’s a clear fit and it would certainly be a bold move to acquire him.
The Oilers also have the pieces to trade for him, starting with a 24-year-old second line centre in Sam Gagner.
Sure, the playoff contenders were facing the Western Conference’s perennial basement dwellers, the Edmonton Oilers. But after 21 days of no games and a mini-training camp that didn’t include four jet-lagged Olympians, it wouldn’t have been shocking if the Wild couldn’t rediscover its game instantly.