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If you can fight, the Oilers may want you

Andy Sutton, Shane O'Brien

Edmonton Oilers’ Andy Sutton (25) and Colorado Avalanche’s Shane O’Brien (5) fight during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Friday Oct. 28, 2011, in Denver. The Oilers won 3-1. (AP Photo/Barry Gutierrez)


The Edmonton Oilers are in the market for a heavyweight, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, who tweets that both general manager Craig MacTavish and new head coach Dallas Eakins believe the team should have an enforcer.

The Oilers fought a league-low 13 times last season, according to (The Leafs led the NHL, with 44 scraps.)

As for which enforcer may fit Edmonton’s needs, well, to be perfectly honest we’re struggling to come up with a prominent fighter who’s still looking for a contract. Maybe we’re missing an obvious one?

Oh well, let’s just watch this instead.