Fishing for UFAs

June 30 2016 07:00AM


When the clock strikes 10am MST on Friday morning the doors open on the UFA grocery store, and I'm wondering who you guys have at the top of your shopping list. In today's vote, I'm going to include defensemen and forwards and it will be up to you to tell me who the Oilers should be targeting. Today is the day to let your digital voice be heard so grab your manager's hat and let the GMing begin.

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Hall trade: It is based on Hope

Jason Gregor
June 29 2016 09:07PM


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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June 29 2016 07:39PM

larsson capture

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

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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