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November 8, 2012 | 10:13am ET
Oilers trade rumors wacky?
TheFourthPeriod.com

Elliotte Friedman of CBC recently wrote that many believe the NHL and the NHL Players' Association are close to settling a new CBA since foolish trade rumors are already hitting the web.

Friedman, who is referring to the speculation that the Edmonton Oilers could make a big move post-lockout, dismisses talks of the Oilers shipping forward Jordan Eberle to Vancouver for Canucks netminder Roberto Luongo.

Luongo, 33, has been on the trade block for several months after backup goalie Cory Schneider stole the No.1 job in between the pipes in Vancouver.

Friedman expressed doubt that the Canucks would trade Luongo to a division rival, or that the veteran goalie, who has a no-trade clause included in his hefty contract, would even want to go there.

The CBC analyst also dismisses the thought that 2012 first overall pick Nail Yakupov go be traded for Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban.

The Habs are not likely to move Subban, especially given the uncertainty of fellow blueliner Andrei Markov's health.


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