Edmonton Oilers trade Brandon Davidson for David Desharnais

Jonathan Willis
February 28 2017 06:36PM

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Brandon Davidson is no longer a member of the Edmonton Oilers. The club announced on Tuesday that it had dealt the defenceman to Montreal in exchange for centre David Desharnais.

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Oilers reportedly interested in Jaroslav Halak

Jonathan Willis
February 28 2017 05:20PM

Jaroslav Halak is an NHL goaltender playing in the AHL, a victim of the combination of a big contract and the salary cap. That could change in short order, though, with reports suggesting that 31-year-old goalie is attracting trade interest.

One team supposedly entertaining a deal is the Edmonton Oilers.

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GDB 62.0 Wrap Up: Keeping An Even Keel

Jonathan Willis
February 25 2017 01:15AM

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It was close, but not quite close enough. Final score: 2-1 Capitals.

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WWYDW: Trade Deadline Rental What-If

Jonathan Willis
February 22 2017 02:53PM

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We are now just a week away from the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline. With that in mind, for this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we thought we’d look at some of the rental options potentially available to the Oilers.

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Kris Russell: Trap or Opportunity?

Jonathan Willis
February 21 2017 11:00AM

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One of the larger individual decisions that the Edmonton Oilers have to make in the next few months is whether or not to sign Kris Russell to a contract extension. He is the team’s most prominent player bound for unrestricted free agency and handles key minutes on the blue line.

Before the Oilers make a decision on Russell one way or the other, a particular fact which should not escape their attention: Kris Russell’s reputation this season hinges on a single hot month.

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