BREAKING: Mattias Ekholm traded to Edmonton Oilers for 23 1st, 4th, Barrie and Schaefer

The Predators’ alternate captain heads north as the Oilers prepare for the postseason

Elliotte Friedman announced Tuesday afternoon that longtime Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm would be headed to the Edmonton Oilers along with a sixth round pick in exchange for Tyson Barrie, Reid Schaefer, and 2023 first round pick and a fourth round pick.

We will have more analysis on the trade later this evening.