Oilers trade Kyle Bigos for Lee Moffie

Jonathan Willis
July 06 2013 12:18PM

The Oilers pulled off a minor trade on Saturday morning, sending pending free agent college defenceman Kyle Bigos (an overage draft pick in 2009) to San Jose in exchange for pending free agent college defenceman Lee Moffie (an overage draft pick in 2010).

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Boyd Gordon: Third Line Centre

Jonathan Willis
July 06 2013 09:32AM

Any questions as to what Boyd Gordon’s role with the Edmonton Oilers in 2013-14 were answered by general manager Craig MacTavish during his media availability on Friday. “He’s going to fit in very nicely into that number three [centre] hole,” MacTavish said.

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YOU BETTER YOU BET

Lowetide
July 05 2013 09:20PM

Craig MacTavish went to market with a long shopping list and acquired Boyd Gordon as the de facto 3 line C to replace Shawn Horcoff. Is Gordon the better bet?

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Not "Bold," but solid

Jason Strudwick
July 05 2013 03:48PM

Edmonton Oilers fans have been waiting for rookie general manager Craig MacTavish to make some moves. He started yesterday by trading Captain Shawn Horcoff to the Dallas stars for Philip Larsen and an offensive zone faceoff win next season in Dallas.

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UPDATED: OILERS SIGN SIX...

Jason Gregor
July 05 2013 11:25AM

Andrew Ference (@FerKnuckle) tweeted this picture of himself at 10:15 a.m, officially announcing he was a member of the Edmonton Oilers. Safe to say he grew up an Oilers fan, and easily the best way to announce you've signed with a team.

The Oilers have also signed centre Boyd Gordon and goalie Jason LaBarbera.

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