The Oilers still very interested in Joel Edmundson

Oilers still very interested in Joel Edmundson


Despite his numerous injuries, Montreal Canadiens defenseman Joel Edmundson continues to be the target of the Edmonton Oilers with days to go before the National League trade deadline. hockey. 

According to the TSN network on Monday, the two teams involved are continuing to discuss a trade involving the 29-year-old veteran. Bettman Tour rosters must make pacts by Friday 3 p.m. to use traded players in the playoffs.

In January, the same source reported that the Oilers had Edmundson in their sights , as is Jakob Chychrun of the Arizona Coyotes. General manager Ken Holland's club is looking to improve as he sits third in the Pacific Division with 72 points.

However, the Habs guard has had various physical issues, especially his back , in recent months. The one who was to participate in the training of his Monday is annoyed by an injury to the upper body and has not played since January 26. In 2022-2023, he had one goal and five assists in 39 outings.