With Shawn Horcoff and Eric Belanger out hurt, the Edmonton Oilers are short on experienced centermen. With the trade market not yet fully revealing who will be buys and sellers, Jonathan Willis of the Edmonton Journal suggets GM Steve Tambellini could look to the free agent market to fill the void.

Willis suggest Jason ArnottBlair BettsDominic MooreBrendan Morrison, and Jesse Winchester as options, and proposes Daymond Langkow could serve as a decent two-way forward in the short-term.

Willis says “Langkow is similar to Arnott in that he’s probably more suited to a depth offensive than a defensive role. He’s also smaller than Arnott, and not especially good in the faceoff circle. However, he has killed penalties in the past and last year showed he could still play hockey after returning from a serious neck injury that cost him almost all of the 2010-11 season. There’s a good case that he’s a better two-way player than Arnott right now”


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