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Oilers give McDavid, Draisaitl help by getting Athanasiou

Oilers give McDavid, Draisaitl help by getting Athanasiou
Posted at 4:05 PM, Feb 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-24 16:05:08-05

The Edmonton Oilers are trying to give Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl some help by acquiring winger Andreas Athanasiou from the Detroit Red Wings.

Edmonton is sending 2020 and 2021 second-round picks and forward Sam Gagner to Detroit for Athanansiou. He is a restricted free agent after this season.

The Oilers also got winger Ryan Kuffner in the trade.