THE TRADE DEADLINE LIVE BLOG

baggedmilk
March 02 2015 07:52AM

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It’s that time of year again! That time when the Oilers sell off actual human beings for wishes and magic beans. How many beans are coming our way? We’ll be staring at Twitter with calculators in hand to find out those answers. Jeanshorts  and I will keep this thing updated throughout the day with everything that happens for the Oilers and around the NHL. This is the OilersNation trade deadline live blog!

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Jeff Petry traded to the Montreal Canadiens

Jonathan Willis
March 02 2015 07:10AM

Jeff Petry

The Jeff Petry watch is over. On Monday morning, the Edmonton Oilers traded him to Montreal for a pair of draft picks.

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First Star, Worst Star: March 1, 2015

jeanshorts
March 01 2015 07:30PM

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Spring is almost here! The trade deadline is almost here! First Star, Worst Star? It's here RIGHT NOW! 

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Does the answer to the Oilers goaltending lie in Toronto?

Jonathan Willis
March 01 2015 06:09PM

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For the second season in a row, Craig MacTavish finds Edmonton’s goaltending in need of an overhaul. Last year, he looked for answers before the trade deadline, adding Ben Scrivens and Viktor Fasth in exchange for draft picks rather than waiting for the summer to make a move.

History may be about to repeat itself, and rumour has it that the rebuilding Toronto Maple Leafs may be the target.

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Keith Aulie waived by the Edmonton Oilers

Jonathan Willis
March 01 2015 03:01PM

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The writing has been on the wall for a while with respect to Keith Aulie. The Oilers’ No. 7 defenceman for much of the year has seen himself passed on the team depth chart by prospect Martin Marincin, and twice in the past week has sat in favour of Oklahoma City call-up Jordan Oesterle.

On Sunday, Edmonton placed the defenceman on waivers.

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