agent Spencer Foo will decide next week if he wants to sign with hometown Edmonton Oilers

Foo, 23, who scored 62 points in 38 games this past season, wants to see what players are lost by the NHL teams he’s talking to, also what the Golden Knights will look like on the wing after Wednesday’s draft. Who knows, maybe the Oilers trade right winger Jordan Eberle later this week. Because NHL teams are tied up with this weekend’s entry draft, too, Foo will wait until next week to decide with whom he signs.

“We want to see what the landscape looks like after teams lose who they’re going to lose (expansion draft) and Vegas adds all their players,” said Kaye.

Obviously, there’s a pull to playing at home as defenceman Matt Benning Cheap New Orleans Saints Jerseys In Wholesale Price found out when he decided to sign with the Oilers when he was a college free agent at Boston University. Benning, who made the club out of training camp as a rookie, has talked to Foo about the idea of playing in Edmonton in front of family and friends.

“Spencer wants to put himself in the best position, and Edmonton obviously has that opportunity as do other teams,” said Kaye. “There’s no difference in the dollars (with teams). It’s an entry level two year contract no matter what.”

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Foo certainly saw how Benning and another college free agent forward, Drake Caggiula, stepped right in and played for the Oilers. “Absolutely. They did a great job last year, and we hope Spencer is in the same situation (given a Wholesale NHL Jerseys China good NHL shot),” said Kaye, who indicated there are no perks from the Oilers or anybody else about playing right away, cheap seahawks jerseys though.

“No guarantees. There’s nothing going to be given to him, and Spencer’s a blue collar kid anyway,” said cheap saints jerseys Kaye. That said, he’s waited this long to see if there might be a roster spot open to fight for, immediately, after the expansion draft.

While many college free agents sign as soon as their college season ends, Foo, studying finance, hasn’t done that. “Spencer’s in a trimester system and his school didn’t end until May,” said Kaye.

Spencer’s brother Parker, playing in Brooks in the AJHL this season (60 points in 66 games), is also going to Union College in the fall, and the pair would have liked to play together.

But Spencer had too many NHL teams chasing him. There far more interest in the Vegas moves here than in many places because they be in the same division this upcoming season

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The Oilers will be taking a forward with their 22nd overall pick, most likely a right winger. Longshot: Kelowna’s RW Kole Lind, a farm boy from Shaunavon, Sask., who scored 30 goals and 87 points playing for ex Oilers captain Jason Smith this past season.

Much conjecture that Vegas will take Griffin Reinhart off the Oilers, but there’s lots of good defencemen available and they need forwards, so maybe Jujhar Khaira is their guy. Or maybe Chiarelli decides he traded a first and second rounder to get Reinhart in 2015 and wants Vegas to lay off him so will, say, offer one of his third rounders to do so. Also, the Oilers will be without Andrej Sekera until December, and Reinhart is their best D prospect.

Forgot to mention Westaskwin’s forward Lane Zablocki, who played for Brent Sutter in Red Deer, as a likely third round pick in this weekend’s NHL entry draft.

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