Recent events prove the Oilers shouldn't be buyers ahead of trade deadline

The signs point to the Oilers looking to buy over the next month ahead of the trade deadline. The reality they shouldn’t be thinking that way.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2019-01-22

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NHL Rumors: St. Louis Blues, and the Edmonton Oilers

NHL Rumors:  St. Louis Blues, and the Edmonton Oilers

St. Louis Blues playing out to the trade deadline… Tom Timmermann of St. Louis Post Dispatch: (mailbag) Are the kids being given a fair shot? The St. Louis Blues fanbase presents a valid question. The reality dictates that Craig Berube makes the playing decision while Doug Armstrong manages the roster. Just because a player is

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2019-01-22

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Oilers forwards Spooner, Rattie, Senators’ Falk clear waivers

Oilers forwards Spooner, Rattie, Senators’ Falk clear waivers

Edmonton Oilers forwards Ryan Spooner and Ty Rattie, plus Ottawa Senators defenceman Justin Falk each cleared waivers Tuesday. Everyone from yesterday cleared waivers — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) January 22, 2019 Spooner has appeared in 40 games this season, split between the New York Rangers and the Edmonton Oilers. The 26-year-old has just three goals and two assists in those 40 games. Spooner has two years left on an $8-million deal he signed prior to the start of the season.

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-01-22

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Ty Rattie and Ryan Spooner Clear Waivers

Ty Rattie and Ryan Spooner Clear Waivers

Well, it appears looking for another team to do the Oilers a favor, in regards to the salary cap situation, has fallen flat. Everyone from yesterday cleared waivers— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) January 22, 2019 Yesterday, the Oilers placed Ryan Spooner and Ty Rattie on waivers. Today, they both cleared and are in limbo for now. The Oilers can still accumulate 2M in cap space by sending them to the Bakersfield Condors, but so far there hasn’t been any indication about whether or

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-01-22

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Edmonton Oilers Rumor: Update on Talbot and Spooner

This morning Cult of Hockey writer Kurt Leavins has been sending out some very Stauffer-like tweets and it has me thinking a bit… Are the Oilers about to send Cam Talbot to the reigning Stanley Cup champs for an RFA on an expiring contract? The #Oilers NHL roster would only be at 21 by game time tonight, without another transaction or even two. And that’s with Petrovic being activated. Stay tuned… — Kurt Leavins (@KurtLeavins) January 22, 2019 This definitely has me intrigued and I a

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2019-01-22

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Onus on McDavid & Matthews to make players around them better

Onus on McDavid & Matthews to make players around them better

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Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-01-22

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Gary Roberts sitting back wondering what is wrong with Oilers?

Gary Roberts sitting back wondering what is wrong with Oilers?

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Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-01-22

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GAME PREVIEW: Edmonton Oilers vs. Detroit Red Wings

GAME PREVIEW:  Edmonton Oilers vs. Detroit Red Wings

Edmonton Oilers (23-23-3) (6th, Pacific) Detroit Red Wings (18-25-7) (8th, Atlantic) 700 PM MST Rogers Place TV: Sportsnet One Radio: 630 CHED SB Nation Opponent: Winging It In Motown The Edmonton Oilers are playing in their final game before the NHL’s All Star Break. Their last effort was a dismal 7-4 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday night. The Hurricanes scored six goals in the first twenty-nine minutes to keep the Oilers far, far away any real chance at coming back. Oilers a

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-01-22

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$4.5 million after 27 games: why the Mikko Koskinen signing looks desperate

No team has ever committed this much money to a goalie with this little NHL experience in the salary-cap era. The post $4.5 million after 27 games: why the Mikko Koskinen signing looks desperate appeared first on TheHockeyNews.

Source: The Hockey News
Date: 2019-01-22

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Game 50 2018-19: Red Wings at Oilers

Game 50 2018-19: Red Wings at Oilers

A year ago, the Oilers entered the break with a record of 22-24-3, 47 points. The team would finish 14-16-3 to land a final record of 36-40-6, 78 points. This year, the 23-23-3 Edmonton club would have to finish (something like) 20-10-3 to make the playoffs (43-33-6, 92 points). That’s not a reasonable goal, but developing young talent and finding value contracts for next year is a worthwhile task. If we reach season’s end with Jesse Puljujarvi, Kailer Yamamoto and Caleb Jones as bonafide

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-01-22

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