Buying Out Souray

Jonathan Willis
February 21 2011 09:15PM

Sheldon Souray cleared re-entry waivers earlier today, meaning that none of the NHL’s 29 teams felt he was worth the remainder of $2.25 million for this season and the entirety of that figure for 2011-12. What happens next is ultimately known only to the Oilers brain-trust, but a buyout seems like a decent possibility.

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More Kids in the Hall

February 21 2011 08:18AM

The Oilers already have their Jacks and Kings on the wing rolling over the next decade. They lack 6's and 7's and could use a complete defenseman and a workhorse 2-way C of the future. If they are to trade Hemsky and Penner, Steve Tambellini should be looking for a very specific return--young NHL players with a wide range of skills. 

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Robin Brownlee
February 20 2011 01:21PM

CALGARY, AB -- Talk is always cheap, especially as the NHL trade deadline approaches, and buzz persists that Dustin Penner and Ales Hemsky of the Edmonton Oilers are in play.

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These Dreams of You

February 20 2011 07:28AM

I dreamed you paid your dues in Canada, and left me to come through

I headed there right away, I knew exactly just what to do

These dreams of you, so real and so true

-Van Morrison

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February 19 2011 04:07PM

Overcoming a 3-1 deficit? Taylor Hall with a natural hat trick? A third win in a row? Our loins are positively buzzing with glee.

Rubbertrout - this one is for you.

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