Found April 30, 2012 on Hockey Fan Land:
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David Staples of the Edmonton Journal recently asked: Should the Edmonton Oilers trade their first overall selection for Jordan Staal?   Having the first overall selection for the third year straight gives the Edmonton Oilers a ton of options. I think adding a player of Jordan Staal's caliber would be a good thing for the Oilers. Staples point out all the reasons why:"Staal is a big, strong and fairly aggressive two-way centre, still in his prime, capable of playing the toughest minutes. He won’t come cheap, but he’ll likely be worth the money over the next six or seven years if he can stay healthy. He is exactly the kind of player the Oilers need at centre, giving the team an excellent one-two punch with Ryan Nugent-Hopkin s. While the Oilers have been a weak team, the thought of playing with wingers like Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall and Ales Hemsky might be enticing for Staal. He’d certainly have a bigger role here. The Oilers should certainly considering making a move for ...
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