April 3rd, 2013, 11:20 AM #1
Puck Daddy’s 2013 NHL Trade Deadline Live Blog, Hour 6 (PuckDaddy)
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1:00 p.m. (HM) - Jerred Smithson, whose first name is spelled just ridiculously, has been traded from the Florida Panthers to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a fourth-round pick.
One Milbury: This is a small trade, not the sort that's bound to come back and haunt a franchise. Smithson is a big, tough winger that will add a little edge to the Oilers, but where he differs from guys like Mike Brown, Ben Eager or Darcy Hordichuk is that he can also play a little defence. He'll help. As for the Panthers, they're not making the playoffs, and with Smithson a UFA in the offseason, they were going to lose him for nothing son enough. Better to get a pick.