Oilers Trade Values

NEWARK NJ - NOVEMBER 12: Jordan Eberle #14 of the Edmonton Oilers tries to move the puck past Mattias Tedenby #21 of the New Jersey Devils during the third period of a hockey game at the Prudential Center on November 12 2010 in Newark New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Every time a writer here, or a semi-sane person on Twitter suggests trading anything other than spare parts to fill the defensive hole on the Oilers back end, the response is one of yowls and yips. Though a few responses do give in a "let's see who the worst of the four forwards is and trade him" way, fans on the whole believe their players are more valuable than almost any trade target. There's literally nothing some fans would trade Jordan Eberle for - not even Drew Doughty.

So curiosity got the best of me. I'm interested in the estimated value of the Oilers' players and prospects. After the jump, I'll ask for minimum returns for all of them.

Here's the list of contracts on the reserve list, meticulously tracked by Scott, from our front page.

Forwards

Shawn Horcoff
Aleš Hemský
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
Taylor Hall
Sam Gagner
Ryan Smyth
Éric Bélanger
Magnus Pääjärvi
Ryan Jones
Jordan Eberle
Ben Eager
Teemu Hartikainen
Darcy Hordichuk
Lennart Petrell
Anton Lander
Linus Omark
Tanner House
Tyler Pitlick
Curtis Hamilton
Ryan Martindale
Mark Arcobello
Chris VandeVelde
Toni Rajala
Philippe Cornet
Antti Tyrväinen
Dane Byers
Cameron Abney
Kristians Pelšs
Nail Yakupov *

Defenders

Ryan Whitney
Justin Schultz
Nick Schultz
Ladislav Šmid
Andy Sutton
Corey Potter
Jeff Petry
Theo Peckham
Oscar Klefbom *
David Musil *
Taylor Fedun
Martin Marincin
Alex Plante
Colten Teubert
Brandon Davidson


Goalies

Nikolai Khabibulin
Devan Dubnyk
Yann Danis
Olivier Roy
Tyler Bunz

* May not count toward 50-Man Reserve List for 2012-13 Season.

I've added Nail Yakupov to the list.

What I'm looking for is a player-by-player account of the bare minimum readers are willing to take for each player. Feel free to copy and paste the whole list into a comment, or just zero in on specific players.

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