After battling his whole career, could the Oilers look to trade Davidson?

Zach Laing
February 05 2017 07:00AM

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On Saturday night's Sportsnet broadcast, Elliotte Friedman suggested there could be "some interest" in Oilers defenceman Brandon Davidson.

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Expansion Draft, Russell Decision Could Lead to Davidson Trade

Jonathan Willis
February 04 2017 09:18PM


For a while now, Brandon Davidson has looked like the most likely expansion draft loss for the Edmonton Oilers. For an even longer time, a surplus of left-shot defenceman has made figuring out where all the moving parts slot in a bit of a challenge for the team, particularly with pending free agent Kris Russell’s fate yet to be determined.

Both of those factors have made a Davidson trade an obvious possibility for the Oilers, and on Hockey Night in Canada Saturday Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman stated his belief that there was interest in Davidson around the league.

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Effective today, NHL goalies to wear new pants

Zach Laing
February 04 2017 01:00PM

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Starting with today's games, all NHL goalies must now be wearing the new streamlined pants. Martin Jones, pictured above, has already been using the new gear.

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Oilers recall Reinhart, Oesterle and place Khaira, Benning on IR

Zach Laing
February 04 2017 12:00PM

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This morning, the Oilers announced that they have recalled defencemen Jordan Oesterle and Griffin Reinhart from the Bakersfield Condors, while also placing Juhjar Khaira and Matt Benning on the injured reserve. 

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February 04 2017 10:16AM

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Matt Benning was a curio back in training camp, a college free agent who came highly recommended. Now, Oilers fans have been through that before and sometimes things don't work out. Benning has shown himself to be a substantial rookie, a tough cookie, and inserted himself into the conversation as part of the Oilers future. Well done, young man! Now. Are you okay????

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