Looks like the Smyth trade will soon be complete. Story here.
Money quote from the Helene Elliott article: The Kings contend that the Oilers misrepresented the extent of Fraser’s injuries and that he is unfit to play, leaving them unable to waive him or buy him out. Bob Stauffer of the Oilers radio network reported that a source told him the findings of a doctor retained by the NHL Players Assn. were consistent with the Oilers’ findings.