M-A Bergeron traded to the Isles

According to Hockeybuzz, defensemen Marc-André Bergeron has been traded to the Islanders in exchange of d-men Denis Grebeshkov.
Are the Oilers ready to become sellers? I think so.

This is form tsn.ca:

Grebeshkov was a first-round draft pick in 2002 and has played 33 NHL games, but is spending this season with Yaroslavl Lokomotiv in the Russian league.

The 23-year-old is expected to remain in Russia this season. He’ll be a restricted free agent this summer.

“We see the upside in the player we’re acquiring,” Oilers GM Kevin Lowe said. “We see this as a long-term upgrade.”

Bergeron had spent his entire NHL career in Edmonton. He had 33 goals and 88 points in 189 games.

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