Oilers and Gagner working on extension: [UPD: Elected Arbitration]
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07-10-2013, 05:32 PM
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Do you mean that Gagner is the second best Oiler?
I still think Sam will sign here. He wants to play here, his friends are here, his life as he knows it so far is here. He also wants to get his fair market value though. Guess we'll see who blinks first.
But you're right Replacement, nobody can come in and play top6 C minutes after RNH (if he's even ready to go for TC and the start of the season). MacT, I hear there's a top 6 C available who's pissed at his old coach/org and has excellent corsi and puck possession stats....
Maybe for 1 year. But I suspect he wants a longer term deal.
Fact(*) is that Grabovski won't want to come here and be 3rd fiddle behind RNH and Gagner long term.
*And by fact I mean my highly uneducated opinion on the matter.
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