Drake Caggiula and the McDavid Contract Effect

So after a long unintended hiatus (partly vacation, partly busy at work, partly family obligations, partly didn’t-want-to-talk-about-the-Oilers-for-a-while), somehow not-the-rapper Drake has inspired me to get off my *ss (“started from my bottom now we here”) and write an article! The Veneer of Drake’s Contract Drake Caggiula just signed a 2 year x $1.5M contract. On the surface, this isn’t an unreasonable contract for a 13 goal, 20 point player. There are a number of fourth line comp

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-06-16

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NHL Rumors: Hoffman, Krejci, Talbot, More

NHL Rumors: Hoffman, Krejci, Talbot, More

In today’s rumor rundown, there is more news as it pertains to the Mike Hoffman situation in Ottawa. Meanwhile, the Boston Bruins are looking at Ilya Kovalchuk which could make keeping their current roster intact tricky. There is interest in one of their better centers; would the Bruins even consider trading him? Another team is in on Kovalchuk and the Fourth Period is speculating the Edmonton Oilers are taking calls on a couple surprising names. Hoffman’s Trade Value Taking a Hit The Mike

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2018-06-16

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Oilers Taking Calls on Talbot and Nugent-Hopkins? Give Me a Break!

A wild rumor appeared last night regarding two Edmonton Oilers players and that they could be entertained for a trade offer. Is this legit or a non-story? Edmonton Oilers: Late yesterday night a tweet appeared from a trade rumors website by the name of The Fourth Period, and it mentioned that the Oilers were taking […] Oilers Taking Calls on Talbot and Nugent-Hopkins? Give Me a Break! - Oil On Whyte - Oil On Whyte - An Edmonton Oilers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2018-06-16

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Draft Post No. 4: 10 Items or Less

In past summers, the Oilers have telegraphed exits. We knew in 2016 Hall was in play, certainly by the time the name Lucic leaked. A year ago, we were running Strome’s numbers against Eberle’s 10 days before the deal was done. This year? Milan Lucic. And? THE ATHLETIC! Give The Athletic as a gift for Father’s Day and get a free t-shirt! Offer is here, less than $5 a month and your Dad will love a unique gift. I find myself reading both the hockey (Willis, Dellow, Pronman, et cetera) an

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2018-06-16

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At 10: Ty Smith

If Ty Smith remains on the board when the Edmonton Oilers walk to the podium with the 10th selection at the 2018 NHL Entry Draft in Dallas and fellow blueliners Quinton Hughes, Noah Dobson and Evan Bouchard have been taken, is he their man? Does Keith Gretzky and the members of his amateur scouting staff think enough of the slick, little playmaker from Lloydminster to take Smith with the pick? It’s their list, not anybody else’s, after all, that matters. I don’t have that answer. What I d

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-06-16

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NHL Rumors: Edmonton Oilers, Carolina Hurricanes, and the Philadelphia Flyers

NHL Rumors: Edmonton Oilers, Carolina Hurricanes, and the Philadelphia Flyers

On the Edmonton Oilers and Carolina Hurricanes … The Fourth Period: Multiple sources are saying that have taken calls on goaltender Cam Talbot, and he has been asked for a 10 team trade list. Talbot has a year left on his contract at a $4.167 million salary cap hit. GM Peter Chiarelli has also talked

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2018-06-16

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Saturday Sunshine: JJ’s breakout season

This week, and every week going forward, I am going to take a trip with you on Saturday’s to add a little sunshine to the Oilers landscape. In here I will take some time to look at one positive thing from the week, or that we have to look forward to. So click on that Saturday Sunshine track and let us venture out into the sunny days. I imagine most people were thinking the first one of these that I would feature would be Connor McDavid and honestly who could blame you? He is our one true h

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-06-16

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The Roundup

Tavares and the Leafs; what are the Flames blueliners worth in trade; can the Oilers move Lucic; taxes, cost of living and free agency; the Top 10 All-time hockey movies, Jacob Trouba, Radko Gudas and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by The Daily Dugout. In the Roundup, we go around the Nation Network and give you some of the best articles of the last couple weeks. Every once in a while it’s good to know what other teams are doing, or maybe you find an interesting article

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-06-16

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At The Cult of Hockey, The Edmonton Oilers and the 2018 NHL Amateur Draft: 9 Things

At The Cult of Hockey, The Edmonton Oilers and the 2018 NHL Amateur Draft: 9 Things

The Edmonton Oilers have, sadly, been preparing for this draft for far too long. They could have, should have, been playing meaningful games in April, Stanley Cup Playoff Games. Alas, it was not meant to be. Instead, the organization has been tasked with sorting out just what went wrong in 2017-18 and where, and then reversing those fortunes PDQ. That process started with a re-set on the coaching staff, and with a re-tooling of talent at the AHL level. The re-signing of Drake Caggiula in recent

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2018-06-16

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Oil Spills podcast: Should the Oilers trade Milan Lucic?

Oil Spills podcast: Should the Oilers trade Milan Lucic?

The Oil Spills podcast roundtable of Postmedia Edmonton hockey writers Jim Matheson and Rob Tychkowski looks at whether the Edmonton Oilers should keep Milan Lucic or trade him.

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2018-06-16

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