Will the Edmonton Oilers trade Oscar Klefbom?
The Fourth Period: It’s no secret Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli wants to find a speedy, goal-scoring winger to play full-time alongside, and keep up with, captain Connor McDavid. The Oilers are willing to move blueliner Oscar Klefbom if it meant acquiring a top-line winger. Klefbom, though not actively being shopped by the Oilers, has been the topic of some trade discussions lately, according to rival team sources. A deal is not imminent, and such a move may be better suited for the off-season, if one is to be completed at all, but the Oilers are prepared to listen.
Could the Edmonton Oilers and Carolina Hurricanes make a trade?
The Athletic: Eric Duhatschek reports the Carolina Hurricanes looks as if they could move a defenseman for the right deal for a forward. Duhatschek wonders if they could be a match with the Edmonton Oilers, perhaps for Finnish winger Jesse Puljujarvi, suggesting the Oilers could benefit from Justin Faulk’s pedigree, provided his decline this season is merely a one-off.
Latest Vancouver Canucks trade rumors
The Province: Jason Botchford reports the Vancouver Canucks could be looking for a trade partner for goaltender Anders Nilsson. While there were clubs with interest in Nilsson last summer, he’s struggled this season and that could hurt his trade value. As for veteran winger Thomas Vanek, Botchford suggests the Nashville Predators as a possible destination.