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February 27 2015 06:00AM


Leafs, Jets and Kings already making deals, David Clarkson's contract, Curtis Glencross, an Oilers Cartoon, a knock down punch and all the coverage leading up to the trade deadline you need in this week's Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.

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The Edmonton Oilers should have close to zero interest in Zachary Fucale

Jonathan Willis
February 26 2015 07:10PM

Zachary Fucale is a pretty famous goalie prospect. A second-round pick by Montreal in 2013, he has twice represented Canada at the World Juniors and was projected as a potential NHL starter in his draft year.

According to Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, the Canadiens are willing to deal him and the Oilers just might be interested.

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Motivation music

Jason Gregor
February 26 2015 05:04PM

Last night after dinner I was sitting on the couch fully prepared to skip my workout. In January, I challenged myself to try and get a six-pack. I've worked out a few times a week for the past seven years, but I needed to alter my eating habits and increase my workout regime to accomplish this goal. I spoke to a nutrionist (Lalitha Taylor) who set me up with a good eating plan and my trainer, Jeff Woods, gave me a four-day workout plan.

It has been going well. I lost six pounds and two inches (measure stomach at navel level) in the first month. I feel much better and actually enjoy the new food I'm eating, but last night I didn't feel in the mood to workout.

My wife said, "Just go downstairs and do it. Take my computer and hit random on my Itunes." I looked at her computer and hit play, and in an instant the song that came on completely changed my mindset.

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February 26 2015 03:27PM

gordon common

We're less than 100 hours from the trade deadline and for Edmonton Oilers fans it looks like the number of deals we'll see is one: Jeff Petry. Is there any other deal available (beyond Petry) that makes sense? Yes. Boyd Gordon.

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Setting The Price

Matt Henderson
February 26 2015 11:29AM

For some time the talk coming out of speculators was that the Oilers could get a third round pick, maybe a second, for Jeff Petry. That kind of return would be tantamount to disaster for the Oilers organization as Petry is certainly worth more to them, even with a significant raise, than a third round pick in the draft. It’s not out of the realm of possibility, mind you, as MacTavish was only able to secure a third round and fifth round pick for Ales Hemsky at last year’s deadline. But a couple of notable defensemen have moved recently and that might be setting the price quite a bit higher for Jeff Petry.

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