Blackhawks' Jake McCabe Has Specific Team on No-Trade List

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Jake McCabe is currently one of the most talked-about trade targets among NHL defensemen. There has been buzz about the possibility of the Edmonton Oilers being interested in the veteran defenseman, but now some water has been thrown on that fire. In a recent episode of 32 Thoughts, Elliotte Friedman said that he believes that the Oilers are on McCabe’s no trade-list.

If true, the Oilers will be out of the McCabe sweepstakes at this time. It certainly is not the best news, as McCabe's the type of defenseman that the Oilers certainly could use. He is a very solid defensive defenseman who plays a very reliable game in his own zone and can even chip in offensively on occasion. Yet, it seems more likely that the Oilers will now be focusing their attention elsewhere.

Some other defensemen who Edmonton could consider include Mattias Ekholm, Vladislav Gavrikov, Shayne Gostisbehere, and Joel Edmundson. Alas, we will have to wait and see what Edmonton‘s game plan will be as we get closer to the deadline with this latest McCabe news. 

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