When the Oilers hired Craig MacTavish as their new general manager, the former Oilers captain and head coach promised that bold moves were on the horizon. He later went on to say that there could be from six to eight new players suited up for the team next season.
It was obvious that aside from the top-six forwards in Edmonton, no one else was really contributing. MacTavish is likely to add role players who can provide an added dimension to an already potent Oilers attack.
Who stays and who goes will be an interesting topic over the next few weeks heading into the NHL entry draft and the free-agency period starting July 1.
Here is a prediction on how each Edmonton Oilers line combination will look in 2013-2014.