RELEASE: 21 players to attend Oilers Development Camp from June 24-27

RELEASE: 21 players to attend Oilers Development Camp from June 24-27

The camp will feature four players selected by the Oilers at the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver on June 21-22, including first round draft pick Philip Broberg and second round selection Raphael Lavoie

Source: Edmonton Oilers
Date: 2019-06-24

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The clock is rapidly ticking toward midnight on Jesse Puljujarvi's time with the Edmonton Oilers

The clock is rapidly ticking toward midnight on Jesse Puljujarvi's time with the Edmonton Oilers

Don’t expect Jesse Puljujarvi to still be with the Oilers by July 1st. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-06-24

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Holland’s commitment to the long game a good sign for Oilers

Holland’s commitment to the long game a good sign for Oilers

Ken Holland wasn’t kidding. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2019-06-24

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Free Agency: Can The Oilers Replicate The Success of The Blues?

The Edmonton Oilers could follow the St Louis model and use free agency to bolster their roster. With the draft come and gone and the Oilers picks all spent, the Edmonton Oilers are still left with a number of needs on their active roster for the upcoming season.  July 1st will likely be the next […] Free Agency: Can The Oilers Replicate The Success of The Blues? - 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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The (Salary) Cap’s The Limit

The (Salary) Cap’s The Limit

Unimpressive cap ceiling of 81.5MM puts the squeeze on an already tight situation for the Oilers It’s official now. $81.5M salary cap. Salary floor is $60.2M— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 22, 2019 83 million? 84? Nah, dial it down a bit. The 2019-20 NHL Salary Cap is a fit and trim 81.5 million clams. That’s a lot of dough, but it’s holds somewhat disappointing increase from 2018-19. Last year’s number (79.5MM) is just two million less than the 2019-20 season, and i

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2019-06-23

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It’s time the NHL expands its 3-on-3 overtime rules

“Get rid of the shootout (and) just play the three-on-three until a team dies.” Those, my friends, are the wise words of Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella — and he’s right. Since the NHL introduced 3-on-3 overtime starting in the 2015-2016 season, 396 games were unable to be decided in the extra frame sending the match to the shootout. As we all know, the shootout is as much of a game of chance as it is a game of skill. The allure of it has faded with the introduction of

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-06-23

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Waiting Game

With all the moaning and groaning by some fans in the wake of Edmonton Oilers’ POHO and GM Ken Holland taking Swede Philip Broberg with the eighth overall selection at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft in Vancouver, veteran columnist Terry Jones decided to pluck the low-hanging fruit. “Let me see if I’ve got this right,” scribbled Jones. “The Edmonton Oilers hire the most experienced and successful general manager in the league at $5 million a year. And with the first pick of the Ken Holland

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2019-06-23

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This year's Amateur Draft is Exhibit "A" of how Ken Holland will operate The Edmonton Oilers differently : 9 Things

This year's Amateur Draft is Exhibit

The Edmonton Oilers will do something this Fall that they haven't in a long, long time. Too long, in fact. Read More

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2019-06-23

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Edmonton Oilers 2019 NHL Draft: Mixed Reviews

Edmonton Oilers 2019 NHL Draft: Mixed Reviews

The Edmonton Oilers have left Vancouver and the NHL Entry Draft with a big, speedy defenseman and five other prospects. The reviews are mixed in terms of what the team did, but for the most part, there is faith in Edmonton that the man behind the wheel knows what he’s doing. Ken Holland has had tremendous success at the NHL draft, finding gems in the later rounds and turning those gems into legitimate NHL stars. So, when Holland decides to draft a Swede blueliner when some pretty good fow

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-06-23

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NHL Rumors: San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Edmonton Oilers

NHL Rumors: San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Edmonton Oilers

The San Jose Sharks could trade Brendan Dillon and Joakim Ryan. The Vancouver Canucks will talk with pending free agent Tyler Myers today.

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2019-06-23

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