Thread: Speculation: Trade coming soon?
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07-02-2010, 01:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Patty Ice View Post
Doubt he goes to re-entry, Oilers don't want to be responsible half the bill. The Oilers have likely received offers where they take a bad contract back. So they put him on waivers with the hopes a team is desperate enough to grab him because they missed out on the top tier of UFAs. If that doesn't happen, they explore those bad contracts deals again.
How could they though? You can't trade for a player eligible for re-entry waivers without having to put him through re-entry waivers. The oilers as you said are not going to risk that, and no team with half a brain is going to risk that.

No. I think the Oilers already have a taker.

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