NHL Rumors: Bruins and Oilers … Stars and Seguin … Jets and Laine

NHL Rumors: Bruins and Oilers … Stars and Seguin … Jets and Laine

The Bruins may not want to move Krug, but … Jimmy Murphy: The Edmonton Oilers and Boston Bruins talked before the trade deadline, and before the draft about Torey Krug, so it would make sense if Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli called again after Andrej Sekera‘s injury. Jimmy Murphy: The reason the Bruins would consider moving

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2018-08-16

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Edmonton Oilers 2018 Top 25 Under 25: #15 Kirill Maksimov

Edmonton Oilers 2018 Top 25 Under 25:  #15 Kirill Maksimov

Fifth round selection in ‘17 draft is #15 in our Top 25 Under 25 Kirill Maksimov checks into the 2018 Top 25 Under 25 at number 15 overall. Let’s check out how the panel voted. Shona Patrick Ira Corey Jeff 16 17 15 11 15 We’re nearing the halfway point of our Top 25. Today, it’s all about Kirill Maksimov. Maksimov was a fifth round selection at 146th overall in the 2017 Entry Draft. A right winger, Maksimov has just finished his third year

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2018-08-16

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Is Evan Bouchard Ready?

From the day the Oilers selected Evan Bouchard there were whispers about whether or not he would see NHL games this year. My take was that the team would bring him to Europe for the start of the season, give him a handful of regular season games because of how difficult the first stretch of their schedule is, and then ultimately send him back to junior where he can dominate. And then the Andrej Sekera news hit. All of the sudden the Oilers went from having six legitimate NHL defensemen, to just

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-08-16

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Edmonton Oilers: Three Free Agents That Can Replace Andrej Sekera

Edmonton Oilers’ Andrej Sekera out 6-9 months after rupturing his Achilles tendon. These are the Oilers’ options to replace him. Edmonton Oilers: You’ve probably heard the news. Andrej Sekera is out indefinitely with a torn Achilles tendon. Horrible news for the Oilers and its fanbase. If you’d like to hear a couple of guys rant […] Edmonton Oilers: Three Free Agents That Can Replace Andrej Sekera - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and M

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2018-08-16

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NHL Rumors: Edmonton Oilers, Boston Bruins, and the Toronto Maple Leafs

NHL Rumors: Edmonton Oilers, Boston Bruins, and the Toronto Maple Leafs

Could the Oilers call on Krug? Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports: The Boston Bruins have eight NHL defensemen under contract for next season, with the signing of John Moore to a long-term deal increased the trade speculation that someone could be moved with Torey Krug the most likely candidate. The trade market for Krug would

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2018-08-16

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Sans Sekera

Sans Sekera

Most of my work here is further post-mortem than days following.I'll deviate this morning, to address the reaction to Andrej Sekera.The Oilers fanbase as with any other is often miscast as either a singular entity with a collectively homogenous viewpoint on any particular issue, or two tribal camps opposing one another.Neither's true, save the second during certain times(typically trying) and I don't mean to play the snooty centrist believing himself above the partisans and star-bellied sneetche

Source: Just Burning Water
Date: 2018-08-16

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WWYDW(TE): The LTIR Bonus

The Oilers were dealt a huge blow earlier this week when it was announced that Andrej Sekera underwent surgery on a torn Achilles following an off-season training injury. Sekera will be out of the lineup for at least six months. There’s a chance he won’t return to action at all during the 2018-19 season. Per the NHL’s CBA, the Oilers will get a salary cap bonus for a replacement player while Sekera is placed on the Long Term Injured Reserve. The LTIR is a complicated thing, but it ultim

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-08-16

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Training Camp 2013, Training Camp 2018

We’re just about set (PTO’s still to come, maybe a surprise appearance from Joel Persson) when it comes to the Oilers training camp roster, and we’re one “Riesen to Believe” down with two more to go. Andrej Sekera’s injury proves that, no matter how much we think we know, there’s always a wrinkle or a catastrophe around the corner. How did things shake out in 2013 fall? The Athletic is hosting an event series across Canada that's free for all subscribers. More details https://t.c

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2018-08-16

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60 and 12: Bring It, Son

On the day he was born three months premature, August 16, 2006, my son Sam was barely bigger than my hand. I spent much of that day on my knees at the Royal Alexandra Hospital praying he’d survive. I’ve told the story of that day, and how my wife Analyn and I got to it before more than once. If you know the story, great. If not, it’s there. If you’re not interested, click through. That’s fine. These days, 12 years later, I find myself hanging on for dear life down at the basketball co

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-08-16

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State of the Franchise: 2018-19 is a make-or-break year for Oilers' current architects and blueprint

The fate of this current incarnation of the Oilers will be decided by whether 2016-17 or 2017-18 was more reflective of the club’s true talent level.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2018-08-16

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