Dealing Jordan Eberle has long been necessary for Edmonton Oilers

As another player once considered a pillar of the Edmonton Oilers rebuild gets shipped out of town, here’s the kicker: Trading a 25-goal man for 15-goal Ryan Strome is exactly what had to happe

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-06-22

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Dealing Jordan Eberle has long been necessary for Edmonton Oilers

As another player once considered a pillar of the Edmonton Oilers rebuild gets shipped out of town, here’s the kicker: Trading a 25-goal man for 15-goal Ryan Strome is exactly what had to happe

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-06-22

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THE ERA OF SQUEEE IS OVER

With news that Jordan Eberle was traded to the New York Islanders today for Ryan Strome a chapter of the Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club book has officially closed. The era of Squee is over. There was a time when the Oilers trading Jordan Eberle would have triggered a meltdown in your old pal Wanye. In...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-06-22

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The Hockey PDOcast: Expansion draft, awards show, and Jordan Eberle trade

The Hockey PDOcast aims to provide entertaining and thoughtful dialogue about the game of hockey. There’s obviously an analytical tinge to the conversation, but it’s hopefully not as nerdy as it may initially sound. Archives | iTunes |

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-06-22

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Tavares has his wingman as Islanders land Eberle from Oilers

The New York Islanders have found a new wingman for John Tavares, acquiring Jordan Eberle from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Ryan Strome.  New York Islanders GM Garth Snow had one major piece of business to take care of this off-season: landing a high-skill winger to play alongside captain John Tavares. Snow can go ahead and cross that off of his to-do list, though, as he’s gone out and completed a deal to bring Jordan Eberle to Brooklyn. Eberle is exactly the ty

Source: The Hockey News
Date: 2017-06-22

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Edmonton Oilers: Kris Russell to Re-Sign, Per Reports

After trading Jordan Eberle for Ryan Strome on Wednesday, the Edmonton Oilers will reportedly hang onto defenceman Kris Russell. As per the NHL Network’s E.J. Hradek, Russell will in fact remain with the Oilers and sign an extension soon. The 29-year-old blueliner’s deal is expected to be around $4 million AAV for four years, per […] Edmonton Oilers: Kris Russell to Re-Sig

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2017-06-22

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Off-Season Targets: The Wrap-Up

Since the middle of May, we here at The Oilers Rig have been taking a look at possible targets for GM Peter Chiarelli this off-season. The annual “Off-Season Targets” series took a look at a number of trade and free agent candidates for the club at multiple positions of need. The Oilers will need to strengthen their blue-line this summer and also will likely need to add a forward or two depending on what happens trade-wise. Starting this morning, things could get very interesting

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2017-06-22

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Eberle trade could cause depth issues for Oilers

Source: Fan Rag Sports
Date: 2017-06-22

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Kris Russell will re-sign with Edmonton Oilers, says NHL insider

This just in from E.J. Hradek, senior reporter for the NHL Network: “Hearing that D Kris Russell will be re-signing with @EdmontonOilers” Hradek’s tweet follows up on a tweet made by Oilers insider Ryan Rishaug of TSN: “Oilers needed cap space, it was either 93 or 14 to go. Wanted to keep the C to allow 29 to move back to wing if need be. Have to think Russell deal may be close, Oilers need some certainty with Sekera out to start season. Can’t risk both being absent.

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-06-22

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Eberle to NYI the Right Deal, Maybe Not Best Deal

It had been rumored for some time and it happened on Thursday morning. Jordan Eberle was traded to the New York Islanders for forward Ryan Strome. It was difficult to know for sure what the return would be, but like the Taylor Hall deal a year prior, this Eberle deal seems to center more around the fact that the Edmonton Oilers wanted to move salary, get a useful

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2017-06-22

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Oilers deal Jordan Eberle to Islanders for Ryan Strome

The Edmonton Oilers moved another first-round pick Thursday, sending Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders for fellow forward Ryan Strom

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2017-06-22

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Goodbye, Jordan

Oilers punt good player for bad player in HERE WE GO AGAIN. Peter Chiarelli is bad at his job and I so wish I tried harder to illustrate that yesterday when he was snubbed for the GM of the Year in favor of an actually good one. A few minutes ago - roughly the time it takes an aspiring actress

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2017-06-22

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