June 21st, 2016 In Boston Bruins, Edmonton Oilers, News, St Louis Blues 0 comments

With summer trade season fully underway, it’s not surprising that two of the teams with the biggest defensive gaps -- the Edmonton Oilers and Boston Bruins -- are reported to have made calls to the St. Louis Blues about defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk. ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun told TSN 1040 that both clubs have made inquiries about the 27-year-old...

June 17th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Free Agents, Long Read, Top Stories 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers missed the Stanley Cup Playoffs once again in 2015-16, marking the tenth straight season in which they have failed to reach the post-season. As such, it will be yet another busy off-season for Peter Chiarelli, who will be faced with the task of not only providing major upgrades to a perpetually poor Oilers roster, but...

June 15th, 2016 In Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

One of the reasons many championed Phil Kessel for the Conn Smythe trophy -- besides leading the Penguins in postseason points -- was that he was a great story. Kessel was traded out of Toronto at a time when he was being called a coach killer and uncoachable. His relationship with the media had become less savory than a a fetid hot dog. His...

June 14th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

There will be a bevy of draft content coming out over the next week or so, and as part of the festivities we will be reviewing the Edmonton Oilers performance at the 2015 NHL Draft. It was just one year ago at the draft that the Oilers would walk away with arguably the biggest star since Sidney Crosby when they selected Connor McDavid. He's been...

June 14th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, News 0 comments

There's never a shortage of trade talk circling the Edmonton Oilers, with Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Nail Yakupov and the 4th overall pick at the 2016 draft all having their moment in the sun very early in the offseason. But there's a new name in the mix: Taylor Hall. Speaking to Edmonton's TSN 1260 Darren Dreger said that "during the...

June 14th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Rumors 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers have made it known that they will be very busy at the NHL Draft in a few weeks. Edmonton desperately needs to improve their roster or find themselves once again a basement dweller. The Oilers, particularly GM Peter Chiarelli, have already made it public that they were openly shopping the 4th overall pick in hopes to land a...

June 13th, 2016 In Bakersfield Condors, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Prospects 0 comments

With the 2016 NHL Draft happening in just a few weeks it's about time we review the Edmonton Oilers prospect pool. The Oilers have seen a tendency to graduate former first round picks to the NHL level rather quickly so over the past several seasons the likes of Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Darnell Nurse, Nail Yakupov, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and...

June 3rd, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Free Agents, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Milan Lucic has long been one of the most physically dominant and intimidating players in the National Hockey League. His game speaks for itself. Unwavering competitiveness, devotion to his teammates, a unique offensive flair and a history of winning. In all, Lucic is one of the most valuable players in the game today, whose rare combination...

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