Ken Holland and the Edmonton Oilers have yet to execute a trade deadline deal as time ticks closer to March 3. Meanwhile, the Eastern Conference has loaded up with almost every big name and depth piece that has been moved so far.
For the first time in his already incredible NHL career, Connor McDavid has hit the 50-goal mark. Coming off of a feed from Klim Kostin, McDavid slid a pretty one past Jeremy Swayman versus the Boston Bruins on Monday night.
The list of players linked to the Oilers continues to grow as we approach the NHL Trade Deadline! On Oilersnation Socials I asked for predictions for this year’s deadline, let’s see what you had to say!
As Ken Holland and most of the Western Conference buyers wait as the 2023 Trade Deadline approaches, a number of players previously linked to the Edmonton Oilers or players they should have been in on are coming off the board and being traded.
The Edmonton Oilers are expected to make a move. Some insiders believe the team will “swing big” while others wonder if the team’s salary cap situation will limit them to a minor move, but the club has been linked to names big and small with varying salaries from league-minimum to Erik Karlsson’s $11.5 million per season.