Interesting Trade Speculation – Oilers/Flyers/Devils

Tim Panaccio of the Philadelphia Inquirer provides some interesting speculation regarding the Edmonton Oilers.

He indicates that the Oilers may be working very hard to pry the negotiating rights to Scott Gomez away from the New Jersey Devils prior to the start of “crazy season,” July 1st. It is then thought that the Oilers may flip the negotiating rights to the Flyers for defenseman Joni Pitkanen who the Flyers may be looking to dump.

HTR believes that that would be a very complicated situation. It would appear to us that the Oilers may be looking to acquire the negotiating right to Gomez in order to sign him to a long term deal. Gomez would be perfect fit in Edmonton with their run and gun style of play and the Oilers excellent fast ice.

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