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Oilers At Blues Morning Open Thread: Happy Trade Deadline Eve

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Kevin Shattenkirk has hit the road; will he be the only one this trade deadline?

NHL: Edmonton Oilers at St. Louis Blues
Are we looking at a trade deadline casualty in Nail Yakupov?
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Happy trade deadline eve, everyone. Who else will the Blues deal today? Tomorrow? Who knows. Let’s just say most of us can probably leave TradeCentre open on our computers at work and not

Let’s just keep our fingers crossed that maybe this three game losing streak is snapped. The Blues lost Sunday evening in Chicago, continuing the proud NHL tradition of being awful after the bye week. Sure, the power play is going to take a ding without Shattenkirk’s point production, but there are ways around that, right? Right?

Magnus Paajarvi scored a goal Sunday, probably because since he was sent to the Wolves he was the only guy who played during the bye week. Tonight, the Blues will be getting Ivan Barbashev back, so maybe having two sets of fresh legs will get the team back on the path to securing a playoff spot.

This is your morning open thread. Chat up your trade predictions/game predictions here, and check back later on for your usual game day coverage.