Edmonton Oilers Rumors: GM Talking to Chicago Blackhawks

The Edmonton Oilers have expressed some interest to the Chicago Blackhawks to see if Patrick Kane would be willing to waive his no-movement clause, according to hockey insider Chris Johnston.

Kane holds all the cards in his next move as we creep closer to the March 3rd trade deadline. With the Oilers only having $562,500 in current deadline cap space according to CapFriendly, it's going to take some creativity from Oilers GM Ken Holland to be able to pull this off and somehow make room for Kane who holds a $10.5 million cap hit.

The Blackhawks Kane is having a down season with 37 points in 51 games and some have questioned if his hip is bothering him. He's frustrated with management on the development of players throughout the organization and has apparently already listed the New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs as preferred destinations. With both teams making blockbuster moves with the St Louis Blues, Kane may want to start considering playing alongside Connor McDavid with the Oilers. Sounds like Edmonton is interested.

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