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Oilers trade defenceman Marc-Andre Bergeron to New York Islanders

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Edmonton Oilers Marc-Andre Bergeron skates during warmup in Vancouver, January 5, 2007. (CP/Chuck Stoody) Author: The Hockey News

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Oilers trade defenceman Marc-Andre Bergeron to New York Islanders

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The Oilers swapped defencemen with the New York Islanders, sending Marc-Andre Bergeron to Long Island for Denis Grebeshkov.

Grebeshkov was a first-round draft pick in 2002 and has played 33 NHL games, but is spending this season with Yaroslavl Lokomotiv in the Russian league.

The 23-year-old is expected to remain in Russia this season. He'll be a restricted free agent this summer.

Bergeron had spent his entire NHL career in Edmonton. He had 33 goals and 88 points in 189 games.

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Oilers trade defenceman Marc-Andre Bergeron to New York Islanders