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No Interest In Souray

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal,

The San Jose Sharks need a defenceman to fire rockets from the point, but Edmonton Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini hasn’t had any offers to deal disgruntled blue-liner Sheldon Souray.

San Jose GM Doug Wilson hasn’t asked about Souray, even though the Sharks lost Rob Blake to retirement after last season and Dan Boyle, their best blue-liner, isn’t a shooter.

No other team has inquired about the 34-year-old Souray, either.

“Sheldon has to get healthy,” said Tambellini.

Souray is out with a bad knee. He also broke his hand earlier in the season playing for the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League.

Tambellini’s preference is, “to get an asset, a pick or a player” for Souray in a trade, hopefully before the Feb. 28 NHL trade deadline.

continued and more Oilers talk too…

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Tambellini’s preference is, “to get an asset, a pick or a player”

So his preference is to get one of the three possible things you can get when trading a player?

Posted by Garth on 01/14/11 at 02:49 PM ET

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yeah, he’d like to get something, anything really

Posted by SK77 on 01/14/11 at 02:55 PM ET

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