Teams That Should Pursue Oilers Magnus Paajarvi

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Teams That Should Pursue Oilers Magnus Paajarvi
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Magnus Paajarvi's development could be helped by a trade.

The Edmonton Oilers are steeped in young front-line talent among their forwards.

Their headline players are Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall, Nail Yakupov and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.

Magnus Paajarvi is right behind those four. Paajarvi was the team's first-round pick (10th overall) in 2009.

Paajarvi has not yet developed into a productive NHL player, but he has the skating speed, net drive and skills to become a talented player.

The Oilers are far from a finished product and need help on the defensive end. They could use a veteran defenseman and would most likely be willing to move Paajarvi in order to get a defenseman who could steady the ship.

Here's a look at five teams that might be willing to talk trade with the Oilers about Paajarvi.

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