January 27th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Management, Trade Deadline 0 comments

When the Edmonton Oilers return to action from their extended NHL All-Star break to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on February 2, we will be just 27 days away from the 2016 NHL Trade Deadline. As of this moment, the Oilers sit in the basement of the Western Conference standings and find themselves 10 points out of the playoffs. Meaning they are...

January 26th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Top 10 Lists, Toronto Maple Leafs, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

(UPDATE: The Oilers have claimed Clendening.) The Anaheim Ducks waived 23-year-old defenseman Adam Clendening on Tuesday, after having acquired him just the week before via trade. Clendening is on his fourth NHL team over the last two seasons, and hasn't been able to produce much at the NHL level. Yet, he's also just 23 and a...

January 23rd, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Management, Oilers Prospects 0 comments

It is no secret that a good chunk of the Edmonton Oilers fan base was not overly pleased with the organization's decision to part with a first and second round pick at last summer's Entry Draft in order to acquire defenceman Griffin Reinhart from the New York Islanders. To make matters worse, Peter Chiarelli decided to try to sell the former...

January 22nd, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Management, Top Stories 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers have announced that defenseman and former captain Andrew Ference will be out the remainder of the 2015-16 season as he undergoes hip surgery. Ference, 36, has played in just six games this season averaging just 13:03 TOI. That's the lowest minutes in comparison to all 11 defensemen that have suited up for the Oilers  this...

January 21st, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Injury Report, News 0 comments

The year of the injury in Edmonton continued on Thursday, when the team announced that former captain Andrew Ference will have hip surgery that will prevent him from playing again this season. Prior to this announcement, it had already been a tough year for Ference. He started the season with the potential to be a healthy scratch on what is...

January 21st, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Injury Report, Top Stories 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers are struggling through January and if it weren't for a poor Pacific division that number might be too big to overcome. The Oilers are currently 7th (last place) in the Pacific division with a 19-24-5 record and 43 points. A large part of that has to do with the fact the Oilers are currently leading the NHL in total man games...

January 20th, 2016 In Oilers Transactions, Trade Deadline, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers defense is work in progress to say the least and the team is still searching for a No.1 defenseman let alone another defender to round out the Top 4. Currently the Oilers long-term plan has Oscar Klefbom, Andrej Sekera and Darnell Nurse penciled into three of the four spots in the top two pairings. The jury is still out on the...

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