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Looks Like Another Edmonton Trade, This Time With The Kings

added 3:22pm,

 

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  Tags: ben+scrivens

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Wow.

Posted by Garth on 01/15/14 at 04:10 PM ET

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The oilers still need defense

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 01/15/14 at 04:11 PM ET

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Yea I feel bad for Scrivens. I don’t think any goalie in the league could help them out too much. Miller is playing unbelievable in Buffalo yet they’re still last in the league.

Posted by NickLidstrom from a Higher Ground on 01/15/14 at 04:13 PM ET

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Still waiting on the trade call and Scrivens is UFA at the end of the season.

Eakins had him when he was coaching the Marlies too.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 01/15/14 at 04:17 PM ET

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Scrivens is UFA at the end of the season.

I hadn’t realized that.  Kind of a nothing deal unless they re-ink him.

Posted by Garth on 01/15/14 at 04:23 PM ET

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Wow. Jones certainly makes more sense in the long run, all things being equal, but I’m still surprised Deano pulled the trigger on this. Scrivens was a good guy but c’est la vie. 3rd rounder is bound to be pretty high, so that’s not too shabby.

And needless to say I’m still pissed that they demoted Toffolli yesterday, after steadily dropping his minutes over the last month. But oh, we need scorers.

Posted by shazam88 from SoCal on 01/15/14 at 04:23 PM ET

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Maybe they can reacquire Smid. A defensive defenseman.

Posted by topshelf14 from Detroit, MI on 01/15/14 at 04:33 PM ET

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I’d trade Q to the Slicks for any position in the 2014 draft.

Posted by SYF from the team that re-signed KFQ and DFC by KFH on 01/15/14 at 04:40 PM ET

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Good job Deano! High 3rd rounder is nice. Plus, Scrivs is from the area, so good for him. We’ll miss his video bombs.

Posted by pautna on 01/15/14 at 04:51 PM ET

Primis's avatar

Edmonton still gonna’ Edmonton.

Posted by Primis on 01/15/14 at 05:44 PM ET

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Seems pretty fair to LA - probably only the slightest of chances Scrivens would have resigned behind Quick. 

He can be the main goalie in Edmonton if he resigns there.  You’ve got to figure…one of these days they’ll be good.  Of course I’ve said that for 3 years.

Posted by TreKronor on 01/15/14 at 05:44 PM ET

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