Post Tagged with: "Andrew Ference"

Andrew Ference (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Chiarelli Must Make Decision On Nikitin & Ference

With the Edmonton Oilers and GM Peter Chiarelli electing to take struggling defenseman Justin Schultz to arbitration the Oilers have opened up their second buyout period. Fans have been speculating […]

Wilhelm Westlund plays a simple all-around game like Johnny Oduya. (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Oilers Would Be Wise to Steer Clear of Johnny Oduya

It is no secret that the Edmonton Oilers need to add at least one veteran defenceman capable of playing top four minutes along their blueline. Be it via trade or […]

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

How the Oilers Built their Current Rebuild

The trade deadline came with a sense of anticipation for Oilers fans, as they presumed GM Craig MacTavish would be able to move some pieces for prospects or young players, […]

by · March 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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The Top 5 Edmonton Oilers Trade Chips

As the 2015 Trade Deadline approaches, it appears as though the Edmonton Oilers will once again have an extremely eventful day ahead of them. With the playoffs out of reach […]

Thornton is still a top-tier forward (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Tuesday Trade Review: Thornton to San Jose

The Background In the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, a young Canadian by the name of Joe Thornton was selected first overall by the Boston Bruins. Many years later he would become a […]

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins during warmups at New Jersey. (Paula Faerman Photography/paulafaermanphotography.org)

Q & A with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers

He won’t turn 22-years-old until April 12, but Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers is already showing that he is mature beyond his years. The first overall selection in the […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Oilers: Would $22M Keep Jeff Petry In Edmonton?

View image | gettyimages.com   After spending the better part of a decade developing Jeff Petry into a National Hockey League defenceman, it appears as though the Edmonton Oilers have […]

Ference was named the 14th captain in Oilers history (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Kicking Themselves After Latest Loss; Still Can’t Beat West

The Vancouver Canucks escaped Edmonton with a win, but they don’t have too much to be proud of. It was an ugly game, nine goals in total, and one that […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Vladimir Tarasenko (Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Tarasenko Dazzles in Blues Victory

The NHL took a little bit of a breather on Monday night with just one game on the schedule.  After a real busy weekend it was kind of nice to […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments · News
Andrew Ference (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

The Oilers are Without Their Captain and Best Player

The Edmonton Oilers lost more than just a game on Saturday night. They fought hard, but ultimately fell thanks to a miscue by goalie Ben Scrivens. He shouldn’t shoulder all […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Andrew Ference (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Offseason Spotlight: The Defense

It’s hard to say which position has garnered the most critiscm over the past few years between the defense and goaltending, but let’s just say both have come under their […]

by · September 22, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Heatherington tries to emulate his game after Robyn Regehr. (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

11 of the 2004 Calgary Flames Are Still Playing

For fans of the Calgary Flames, there are really two teams that are remembered fondly in the heart-of-hearts. The first is rather obvious: the 1989 Stanley Cup team, when Cliff […]

by · September 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Calgary Flames