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Bad news strikes the Edmonton Oilers regarding Leon Draisaitl's Future

Published January 13, 2024 at 7:01 PM
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The Edmonton Oilers have a dynamic duo in Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, but Draisaitl's contract is nearing its end, raising concerns about his future with the team.

Set to become a free agent in 2025, Draisaitl could be a hot commodity on the market.

According to journalist Mark Spector, it's unlikely that Draisaitl will opt for a short-term deal with the Oilers, similar to Auston Matthews with the Maple Leafs.

In a recent article, Spector mentions potential teams like the Vegas Golden Knights, Los Angeles Kings, Boston Bruins, New York Islanders, and New York Rangers that could be interested in Draisaitl if he decides to leave Edmonton.


In his recent article, Mark Spector lists the Vegas Golden Knights, Los Angeles Kings, Boston Bruins, New York Islanders and New York Rangers as teams that superstar F Leon Draisaitl could consider if he were to leave the Edmonton Oilers when his current contract is up.

His statement about doing "what's best for him" when the current contract ends has sparked speculation, considering what's best for him usually equals more funds, something the Oilers do not have.


Spector believes that Draisaitl's next contract will likely determine the team where he finishes his career, emphasizing the slim chance of him choosing a short-term deal like Matthews did with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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