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Derek Roy Now A Member Of The Edmonton Oilers After Trading Mark Arcobello To Nashville

via an Edmonton Oilers press release,

The Edmonton Oilers announced today they have acquired centre Derek Roy from the Nashville Predators, in exchange for centre Mark Arcobello.

Roy, 31, has appeared in 26 games for the Predators this season, posting 10 points (1G, 9A) and two penalty minutes.

The native of Ottawa, Ontario, has spent time with the Buffalo Sabres, Dallas Stars, Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues and Nashville Predators through 11 NHL seasons, accumulating 502 points (178G, 324A) and 369 penalty minutes in 692 career NHL games

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Was this done for EDM to stay under/at roster limit?

Posted by neffernin on 12/29/14 at 06:23 PM ET

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Yep neff, that is the reason he was not picked up on waivers. According to many, were at 50-man player limit.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 12/29/14 at 06:24 PM ET

Slumpy's avatar

If Roy doesn’t have a drinking problem now then he will develop one soon playing for the horrible Oil.

Posted by Slumpy from Under My Wheels on 12/30/14 at 08:23 AM ET

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