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Whose fire sale is the league shopping at?

View Poll Results: Whose fire sale is more alluring?
Canes 32 51.61%
Oilers 30 48.39%
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01-22-2010, 10:57 AM
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Edmonton has been one of my more despised teams for a while now. I loved the intensity and spirit our teams would show everytime we faced eachother these past few years, but with Edmonton in the situation they're currently in, I find it really hard to hate the team.
No problem, Oilers fans hate the team plenty enough for all.

I rather doubt the Oilers are too concerned with some of the players. If they find a deal for something they like they might ship off some, but I have a feeling the management will do more selected pruning rather than clearcutting. For example I can easily see Staios being back next year unless they can unload him with someone else, like they did Jason Smith. I am optimistic they are not thinking of turning around the ship in a year and they seem to love the idea of leadership continuity, so I don't see them on fire to just get rid of players that are still pulling plenty of ice time.

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01-22-2010, 11:03 AM
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Whitney, Cullen, Walker, Yelle, Wallin, Alberts will command interest, as they are all pending UFAs. Canes probably won't get much in return, but they can ship out a lot of guys for picks and prospects if they choose to do so.

I don't see the Oilers being able to move more than 1-2 guys (Pisani and Moreau maybe).
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