Oilers GM Steve Tambellini brought the Edmonton Oilers into the trade deadline mix on Friday. Sadly, the deal was more of a pop-gun than a rocket launcher: Prospect forward Tobias Rieder for prospect forward Kale Kessy.
This deal has everything to do with team needs. The Phoenix Coyotes need more talent up front, and Rieder projects to be a small, skilled scoring forward who...
The Phoenix Coyotes General announced today that they have acquired forward Tobias Rieder from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for forward Kale Kessy. Rieder was originally drafted by the Oilers in the fourth round (114 overall) in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Rieder recorded an impressive 27 goals, 56 points and 12 penalty minutes in 52 games with [...]
The Coyotes and Oilers have made a massive trade.
Prospect Kale Kessy has been dealt for prospect Tobias Rieder.
Alright, it's not that massive, but size doesn't matter, or so I've been told frequently.
Kessy was the 111th overall pick in the 2011 draft, Rieder the 114th in the same one. This is the kind of trade the experts debate about for ages.