Rumor: Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman offers 1st Round pick for Oilers F Jesse Puljujärvi

NOTE: At this point, this is still rumor. We are keeping our eyes and ears open to confirm.

A report surfaced earlier this month that Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman was going to Finland to scout Edmonton Oilers forward Jesse Puljujärvi, a former 4th overall draft selection.

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And now, according to a rumor floating around, it seems as though an offer may have been made.

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The rumor from Finland indicates that Yzerman has allegedly tabled an offer to the Oilers to acquire Puljujärvi in exchange for a 2022 1st round pick and minor league defenseman Oliwer Kaski.

A rough translation:

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The Oilers still technically own Puljujärvi’s rights, and of course, are now led by former Red Wings GM Ken Holland.

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