Hall trade: It is based on Hope

Jason Gregor
June 29 2016 09:07PM

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Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli admitted the Edmonton Oilers traded away the best player in today's Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson deal.

“That’s a fair comment, if you look at just what they’ve accomplished so far in the league,” said Chiarelli. "Larsson doesn't have the same pedigree yet, but I believe in him a lot. He moves the puck quickly. He's very smart," continued Chiarelli.

He must like him a lot to trade the league's third best left winger, behind Jamie Benn and Alex Ovechkin, and there is no denying Chiarelli took a big risk.

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THE EDMONTON OILERS ENTERING FREE AGENCY

Lowetide
June 29 2016 07:39PM

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Adam Larsson is the newest Edmonton Oiler and his addition today (in exchange for Taylor Hall) gives the Oilers a different look as the team reaches free agency.

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The Oilers Trade Taylor Hall to New Jersey

baggedmilk
June 29 2016 01:26PM


NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Wait... let me compose myself. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! *faints* The Oilers have reportedly traded Taylor Hall to New Jersey straight across for Adam Larsson.

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Hall AND Lucic

Matt Henderson
June 29 2016 11:00AM

With Lucic-mania sweeping the city, we are left wondering what the Oilers will do with their forwards now. If the team needed to move one of the $6 million dollar men before the club was linked to Lucic, then what does it have to do in the event they sign him on July 1st?

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WWYDW: Saving the Edmonton Oilers some money

Jonathan Willis
June 29 2016 09:00AM

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It appears that the Edmonton Oilers are prepared to take on some hefty new contracts. Free agents came to town on Tuesday, and between shopping on July 1 and potentially adding players via trade it could be an expensive time for the Oilers.

In this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we identify some plausible cost-saving measures that Edmonton could take, and ask you, the reader, which ones are worth considering.

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