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The 3 Players the Oilers should consider trading

We’ve talked a lot about what moves the Oilers shouldn’t make. I’ve even explored one trade possibility that they perhaps should be looking into consummating. But the one aspect of all these discussions that can make things go a little haywire is who or what the Oilers have regarding expendable assets.

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Should the Oilers try to acquire Ian Cole?

Speaking in a phone interview with Montreal’s TSN 690 radio station yesterday, Pierre LeBrun said of Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli that “he’s working the phones like crazy.” “I talked to a GM today who said no one is busier and as active as Peter Chiarelli.”

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Top 10 Unsung Heroes: Frank Musil (7)

His given name is Frantisek Musil. Teammates and friends knew him simply as Frank during an NHL career that saw him play 797 regular season games — he likely would have hit 1,000 games had he been put in the line-up by his coaches every night because, heaven knows, he was ready to play when…

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What’s Your Line?

I wasn’t surprised by the reaction of Oilers fans today when the news hit Jesse Puljujarvi was practicing on the McDavid line. Oilers fans have seen the big Finn alongside 97 in the past (84 minutes a year ago) but I get why there’s some excitement right now. In 2017-18, coach Todd McLellan has been…

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Jesse’s Turn?

It’s been duly noted that sophomore right winger Jesse Puljujarvi took some line rushes alongside Connor McDavid and Milan Lucic when the Edmonton Oilers skated at Rogers Place this morning. That, as you’d expect, has some people, me included, wondering if Puljujarvi might be in the same spot when the Toronto Maple Leafs come calling…