June 9, 2010 // 12:15am ET
Oilers shopping center Horcoff

With plenty of teams calling about the first-overall pick, the Oilers may be looking to pull the trigger on other trades leading up to this month's NHL Entry Draft.

According to the Ottawa Sun, Oilers GM Steve Tambellini is looking to trade center Shawn Horcoff and defenseman Sheldon Souray.

Horcoff, who has an annual salary cap hit of $5.5 million, has been rumored to be on the move for more than a season, but his high salary makes him difficult to trade.

The Oilers would also like to trade Souray, and various reports suggest the veteran rearguard will be dealt this off-season.

The Edmonton Journal reported recently that the San Jose Sharks may have interest in Souray if captain Rob Blake retires.

Files from: Ottawa Sun

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