Oilers as trading partners (merged)
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07-06-2011, 01:15 AM
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I'd want nothing to do with that first trade proposal IMHO.
Neither would the Oilers.
Both would take a significant overpay, but Eberle would take a ridiculous overpay. He grew up an Oilers fan and lives with Taylor Hall.
Oh, and he had a fantastic rookie season.
You'd be looking at Staal, if not Staal+, to get Eberle to NYR.
Keep in mind I said it would take a ridiculous overpay to get Eberle. He has too many intangibles that make him virtually untouchable.
Paajarvi isn't quite in the same boat, but I doubt Del Zotto is enough either.
It's no shot at any of the players mentioned by NYR... but the Oilers aren't in any hurry to deal either of them.
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