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(EDM / NYI) - 2019 3rd round pick for Davidson

Who won the trade?
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Feb 24, 2018 at 2:03
A trade between Edmonton Oilers and New York Islanders has been confirmed.
Trade Details
Edmonton Oilers Acquire:
Edmonton Oilers
2019 3rd round pick (NYI - #85 - Ilya Konovalov)
Feb 24, 2018 at 2:05
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Well the Islanders had injuries on the blueline so it could work.
Feb 24, 2018 at 2:09
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He might crack the Isles top 4...
Feb 24, 2018 at 2:17
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Quoting: Hockeylover360
He might crack the Isles top 4...

+1. Davidson is actually a pretty decent defenseman, and is an RFA. Great move by Snow.

Feb 24, 2018 at 2:22
Goodbye Jagr
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Davidson is a cap dump that was nice to get rid of.
Feb 24, 2018 at 2:25
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Wasn't getting a huge role in Edmonton but is a pretty good d-man ... win-win.
Feb 24, 2018 at 2:25
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Habs lost this deal lol
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Feb 24, 2018 at 2:36
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Habs lost this deal lol

Isles lost cause unlike the Oilers they didn't get him for free, lol.
Feb 24, 2018 at 2:51
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We needed help on D. Not a bad deal.
Feb 24, 2018 at 2:56
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Davidson has been in waivers twice quite recently. Great return and asset management from Edmonton.
Feb 24, 2018 at 6:04
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A lot of fans are really hard in this deal, I think he’s worth a 4th. But if you watched games, he’s a pretty good defenseman, he’s a little Raw, but does whatever need defensively, takes his man, can be aggressive. Which is more than I can say about any other Oiler defenseman. Good trade for the Islanders.
Feb 24, 2018 at 6:17
get ur corsi up
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Lol, Oilers win easily. Makes sense for Isles though.
Feb 24, 2018 at 8:18
Let's go Pens!
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The analysis here to quite simple. Davidson cleared waivers twice and Oilers still got a 3rd with him. So, any team that traded for him would lose, whatever offer they made for.
Feb 24, 2018 at 11:01
GM in the Making
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I like Davidson's game. But this is a slam-dunk for the Oilers. Turning a waiver claim bottom-pair defenseman into a third-round pick is magic.
Feb 25, 2018 at 12:55
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Here's to hoping Davidson's 3rd tenure with the Oilers, when they pick him up from waivers again, will last longer sarcasm
Feb 25, 2018 at 4:59
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This trade favors the Oilers, don't get me wrong, but I'm okay with it if this means Seidenberg goes on waivers. I just wish Edmonton fleeced us for a bottom 6 forward too so we could put Chimera on waivers too.

Isles needed defense. This trade got us defense. I think we needed a more high profile acquisition than this, but I'll take it.
Feb 25, 2018 at 9:38
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They got lots for Davidson!
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