Pierre LeBrun was on Edmonton’s TSN 1260 on Monday afternoon.
On how RFA offer sheets can build up tensions between those two organizations, like we saw with St. Louis and Vancouver, as well as Anaheim and Edmonton:
“Well, they get personal. And that’s why – I mean, how much fun would it be if Peter Chiarelli in your town slapped an offer sheet on Dougie Hamilton, just given his own personal history – recent history – with the Bruins after being fired.
“But I mean, if it does happen – that wouldn’t be why. Peter Chiarelli always puts his team’s needs ahead of him and the reality is if Edmonton ever did that – I’m not sure they will, but the only thing I do know is they’ve talked about it internally. But they may, like a lot of teams, they may end up thinking it’s not worth the hassle.
“But if they ever do – I mean, who’s going to argue the Oilers don’t need a top young defenseman (laughs)? It would definitely be a need and it would make sense.”
Source: TSN 1260/ Transcript: Nichols
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