Will the Oilers look to move their first round pick?

Eight sleeps to the Feb. 29 NHL trade deadline and here’s a thought. With the Oilers now 30th, what could you get for the Oilers first round — potentially No. 1 overall — draft choice between now and the actual lottery draft?
With what would be a 20% chance of landing Auston Matthews if you finish 30th (and 13.5% if you end up 29th) the Oilers may be the one team in the league who might consider a “Do You Feel Lucky” deal for that first pick.

Think about it. If the Oilers ridiculous run of draft lottery luck were to continue with NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly once again producing a gold-background Oilers logo card, chances are the Oilers would be looking to trade the pick anyway.


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