July 5th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Uncategorized 0 comments

With the draft and free agent frenzy in the rear-view mirror, we're officially into the dog days of summer. But that doesn't mean wheels aren't turning the world of hockey. The Edmonton Oilers in particular always seem to be a focal point, probably because everyone is waiting to see if they actually do something with all their hoarded talent. Will...

July 4th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

Three years ago today, while Peter Chiarelli was the GM of the Boston Bruins, he traded young stud Tyler Seguin for what essentially turned out to be a bag of pucks. The former 2nd overall pick had his growing pains while in Boston, and some dust-ups that miffed management enough to facilitate a trade. And a very uneven one at that. It's safe to...

July 4th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Long Read, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

The 2016 NHL Draft concluded seemingly as quickly as it arrived, with 211 players being drafted by various NHL franchises over the two-day event. This year's Draft was an incredibly interesting, if not entertaining one, with a large number of surprises and trades involved as respective teams attempted to make substantial upgrades to their...

July 4th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

You could argue that the Edmonton Oilers were involved in two of the bigger transactions over the past week, the Tyalor Hall trade, and the free agent signing of Milan Lucic. The moves showed the aggressiveness of General Manager Peter Chiarelli, while still not completely addressing the teams needs. The acquisition of defenceman Adam Larsson...

July 1st, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Long Read, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Well, the Edmonton Oilers finally did it. They traded one of their core young stars - and to say many are unhappy about the decision would be a severe understatement. The Oilers just traded Taylor Hall for a handful of beans. And not even magic beans. Like they reached into a dented can of baked beans. — Down Goes Brown (@DownGoesBrown) June...

June 30th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, New Jersey Devils, Top Stories 0 comments

Grab a snack, this is going to be a long one. Worst. Trade. Ever. Almost Wayne Gretzky trade bad, but not that bad, still horribly bad for Oilers. The kind of trade that makes you turn your PlayStation off hoping it didn't save bad. The kind of trade that potentially costs you a Stanley Cup down the road bad? Possibly! Peter Chiarelli can...

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