Sometimes you name a Goat at the start of the NHL season. Sometimes that Goat gets traded. Sometimes you are happy.
On what has been a pretty unevenful Trade Deadline day so far, the Oilers traded "Edmonton’s Fanciest Shoe Wearer 2006-2012" to the Minnesota Wild for Defenceman Nick Schultz.
Gilbert’s reaction to the trade can be seen in the clip above gripped from the Oilers website.
People will come along soon enough with quality analysis debating the merits of trading Tom Gilbert – arguably an offensive defenseman – for a defensive defenseman in Schultz.
But in the mean time let us all scream and yell like only Oilers fans on Trade Deadline Day can.