Yet Another Oilers Draft Piece

You’ve seen it all before. Every June there’s a draft and every June there’s thousands of unhappy fan bloggers moaning about how disappointed they are that their team didn’t pick who they wanted. Alongside that you have a Twitter maelstrom either praising the high-heavens or cursing to the lowest levels of Dante’s Inferno and frankly, […] Yet Another Oilers Draft Piece - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2019-06-24

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Off-Season Targets: Mats Zuccarello

Off-Season Targets: Mats Zuccarello

With the 2019 NHL Entry Draft now behind us, the focus of Ken Holland is firmly on both free agency and trade negotiations. Holland has been busy in both regards in the past few days. One name connected to Edmonton? That of free agent winger Mats Zuccarello. Zuccarello was Edmonton’s top target to enhance their wing depth in December and early January when GM Peter Chiarelli was fighting for his job. The Oilers quickly fell out of the race, and paying the price to acquire the rental winger wa

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2019-06-24

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Hot Links: Monday, June 24

Hot Links: Monday, June 24

Jet Lag Edition Good morning! My return flight from Toronto saw me get home at around 3am local, so forgive the slight delay this morning. Busy weekend! Friday, the Oilers went a little reachy in the first round of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Saturday, they were unspectacular in the remaining rounds. Sunday? The NHL finally released the final numbers for the 2019/20 salary cap floor and ceiling. Just in..time...for the....draft..... Rookie camp goes this week too. Stay tuned for coverage. Have a

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-06-24

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NHL Rumors: Capitals, Oilers, Golden Knights, More

NHL Rumors: Capitals, Oilers, Golden Knights, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the free agency interview period is underway and there are some updates. The Washington Capitals might have some interest in a former forward, the Edmonton Oilers attempts to trade Jesse Puljujarvi aren’t going well and the Vegas Golden Knights have a few things on the cooker. Capitals Interested in Johansson? Tom Gulitti notes Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan said of reports that they might have interest in pending free agent Marcus Johansson:

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-06-24

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Low Budget!

Low Budget!

I always thought Andrej Sekera was a great target in free agency. He was mobile, skilled, had good years remaining and was good enough to play up and down the lineup as required. Maybe he wasn’t a top pairing blue, but any fool could see he was bona fide top-4 D. Now, what do you pay for free agents in Edmonton? Among the 31 teams, there are better and worse destinations for free agents, I think the market has spoken and there’s a premium in dollars and years. Sekera signed a six-year d

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2019-06-24

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Jesse Puljujarvi on way out of Edmonton but it won't be Oilers fans running him out of town

Jesse Puljujarvi on way out of Edmonton but it won't be Oilers fans running him out of town

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Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-06-24

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Will the Oilers’ summer 2019 top-20 prospects be the answer to a frustrated fan base’s prayers?

An RH centre from the QMJHL, a KHL goalie and a Swedish defender all landed on the summer top 20 from the 2019 NHL draft.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2019-06-24

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Oilers Development Camp Kicks Off

Oilers Development Camp Kicks Off

The Edmonton Oilers will return to the ice later today….well, kind of at least. Development Camp 2019 is set to kick off this afternoon from the Downtown Community Arena adjacent to Rogers Place. 21 players will take part in the camp, including four of the players Edmonton selected in this past weekend’s NHL Entry Draft. Only goalie Ilya Konovalov and forward Maxim Denezhkin will miss the event. They are both property of the KHL’s Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. Here’s a look at the players who wi

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2019-06-24

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Edmonton Oilers: 2019 NHL Draft Review and An Update on Jesse Puljujarvi

That’s it! Another draft is in the books and I have to say, after day 1, I was slightly disappointed that the Oilers didn’t take my boy Matthew Boldy. I couldn’t really wrap my head around the idea of Edmonton leaking out who they were going to pick more than a week in advance of the draft. That said, two possibilities did cross my mind, They were trying to lure a team into offering up a package to move up. Vancouver being the most likely team as there were rumors they would’ve liked t

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2019-06-24

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Monday Mailbag – How did the Oilers do at the NHL Draft?

Welcome, Nation, to another edition of the award-winning Monday Mailbag! Here we are on the first Monday after the NHL Draft and it’s time to get recap the weekend and get ourselves set for free agency. Once again, the mailbag is here to help you kill off a few minutes of company time with 3000 words of pure wisdom. How’s that for an early gift? As always, this feature depends on you so please send me your questions by email or Twitter for next week and I’ll try to sneak you in. Until

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-06-24

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