Post Tagged with: "Derek Roy"

Ben Scrivens (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

3 Things That Went Wrong with the Edmonton Oilers

The 2014-15 season has mercifully come to an end for the Edmonton Oilers, a year that saw them reach historic lows in terms of their record. The Oilers came into […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
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Leon Draisaitl has been a dominant force since joining the Kelowna Rockets and has taken his game to another level during the WHL playoffs with 21 points in 15 games thus far.

WHL Notebook: Talking NHL Topics With Draisaitl, Lowry

It doesn’t get much better than covering the WHL playoffs. Saturday’s overtime game between the Kelowna Rockets and Victoria Royals — which Kelowna won 4-3 to take a 2-0 lead […]

Derek Roy (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Keeping Derek Roy Not The Worst Thing The Oilers Could Do

With another season winding down in Edmonton and another wait for the NHL Entry Draft the Oilers find themselves headed back to the drawing board to prep for the 2015-16 […]

Mike Richards: Former 24th-overall selection (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

Why Are So Many NHL Teams Afraid Of The Waiver Wire?

As has been widely reported by multiple sources today, the Los Angeles Kings have successfully sent center Mike Richards down to their American Hockey League affiliate after he cleared waivers […]

Mike Richards has experience and plays a two way game (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Mike Richards is Not Derek Roy.

A few weeks ago, the Oilers made a trade in which they dealt AHL quality centerman Mark Arcobello to the Nashville Predators for the experienced, yet underwhelming Derek Roy. Arcobello […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 11 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Derek Roy (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers: Derek Roy Is Not An Option

Considering we are all of ten games into the Derek Roy Experiment,  no one should be overly surprised by the fact many an Edmonton Oilers fan have fallen in love […]

by · January 19, 2015 · 7 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Derek Roy (Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

From First to Last: Roy Embracing Move to Oilers

He went from the league’s number one team to the basement dwellers of the NHL and it couldn’t have worked out any better for Derek Roy. The 31-year-old Roy has […]

Leon Draisaitl (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Is There Over-Reaction Regarding Leon Draisaitl?

Being outraged on the internet is really a way of life for some people. If there’s something to get mad over, you can be sure there are those who will […]

by · January 4, 2015 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Roy played with the Blues for one season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Roy Trade for Arcobello Didn’t Have to Make Sense

Monday’s trade that sent Derek Roy to Edmonton and Mark Arcobello to Nashville saw the Internet go into a tizzy of justifications. Most of which failed. The trade didn’t, and […]

by · January 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
Canucks GM Mike Gillis already botched the Luongo situation (CalvinChanPhoto/Flickr)

Mike Gillis is Still Haunting the Canucks

The ghost of Mike Gillis reared its ugly head again over the weekend. On Saturday night the Columbus Blue Jackets romped the Boston Bruins 6-2, their first win against the […]

Roy played with the Blues for one season (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Oilers Trade for Derek Roy. Another Band-Aid Solution?

The Nashville Predators placed Derek Roy on waivers. For whatever reason, he wasn’t providing what they expected of him. Maybe another team would decide he could help them. But alas, […]

by · December 29, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Mark Arcobello made himself known by starting off the season with ten assists, but can he keep up the pace? (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Who Is Mark Arcobello?

Shortly after Derek Roy cleared waivers and was assigned to the Milwaukee Admirals in the AHL, the Nashville Predators traded the 5-9, 184-pound center to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for […]

by · December 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators