Offseason Worklist: Darnell Nurse’s Contract

Offseason Worklist: Darnell Nurse’s Contract

It’s less than you think Entering the season last year, Darnell Nurse had himself straddling the line of bust territory. After being taken 7th overall in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, he hadn’t lived up to expectations at the NHL lever. He was great in Junior, winning defensive player of the tournament in the 2013 WJC, but was still struggling to play well in the big leagues. No one was quite sure how this year would go, his injury in 2016-2017 sure didn’t help him. Luckily, he made major p

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2018-04-15

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Oilers: Takeaways from Nicholson’s Press Conference

Oilers: Takeaways from Nicholson’s Press Conference

Edmonton Oilers head coach Todd McLellan had his day with the media, followed by general manager Peter Chiarelli. Then it was Oilers Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bob Nicholson’s day. There’s clear disappointment across the board from all areas of the organization. Nicholson’s media availability wasn’t without some newsworthy quotes, especially considering the status of Chiarelli. If you read between the lines of some of his quotes, you can start to understand what the Oilers’ plan m

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2018-04-15

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You Never can Tell

You Never can Tell

The Edmonton Oilers signed Ty Rattie yesterday. It’s a fabulous opportunity for the player, who has been trying to get a regular gig in the NHL since the fall of 2013. Rattie had a rather short audition but the Oilers are bringing him back for 2018-19. He won’t be the only option for McDavid’s right-wing but he will be the most cost effective. THE ATHLETIC! Great offer! Includes a free 7-day trial so you can try The Athletic on for size free and see if they enjoy the in-depth, ad-free c

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2018-04-15

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NHL Rumors: Edmonton Oilers – Some Potential Changes To Watch For This Offseason

NHL Rumors: Edmonton Oilers – Some Potential Changes To Watch For This Offseason

On the Edmonton Oilers … Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal: Some changes to watch for this offseason. Head coach Todd McLellan is likely coming back but there will be some new assistant coaches. The Oilers will continue to look for an offensive defenseman. They might have to trade one of their left-handed defensemen like

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2018-04-15

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NHL News: Ducks, Bruins, Avs, Blue Jackets, Oilers, Sharks, Maple Leafs and Capitals

NHL News: Ducks, Bruins, Avs, Blue Jackets, Oilers, Sharks, Maple Leafs and Capitals

On the Anaheim Ducks … Dennis Bernstein: Ducks coach Randy Carlyle on Corey Perry‘s penalty: “It would have been better served to be less violent” Well here comes Corey Perry pic.twitter.com/9Zsiti0Gby — Pete Blackburn (@PeteBlackburn) April 15, 2018 On the Boston Bruins … John Shannon: “While there have been internal discussions, and some with Bruins’ management,

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2018-04-15

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What is going on with the Oilers?

After Todd McLellan and Peter Chiarelli addressed the media earlier in the week, Oilers CEO Bob Nicholson held a press conference to say, well, that Peter Chiarelli will remain as Oilers general manager and things are more or less the same. People like Bob Nicholson don’t normally hold press conferences after the season. Before the Blackhawks finished their season, Chicago Blackhawks President John McDonough went out and said neither Joel Quenneville or Stan Bowman would be fired. This mad

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-04-15

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Around the Oilogosphere – April 15th Edition – Rattie Signs! 10 Things to Watch This Summer, Who’s Calling the Shots with the Oilers? NHL Rumors galore!

Click the pic above to check out our merch!Have you been enjoying these Oilers-less playoffs so far? I know that it’s hard to watch this year when our team is out of it but I’ve been impressed with the Vegas/Los Angeles series so far and I’ve been having a helluva time watching Tampa manhandle Hall’s devils. Now, if you read my tweets you’d probably think I hate Taylor Hall. I don’t. I think that he’s a supreme talent and very entertaining to watch, I just don’t want to see his

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2018-04-15

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Edmonton Oilers need a few value contracts, and they may have just signed one in Ty Rattie's one-year extension

Edmonton Oilers need a few value contracts, and they may have just signed one in Ty Rattie's one-year extension

Look closely at the payroll of any team currently competing in the Stanley Cup playoffs, and you’re bound to find a few value contracts. They are an essential aspect of the Salary Cap Era, where there are only so many “big dollars” to go around, and the cracks need to be filled with small ones.  In the case of the Edmonton Oilers, the big-money deals are on the books already, so it is crucial that Peter Chiarelli makes his remaining cap dollars go a long way. Certainly that appears to ha

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2018-04-15

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Oilers sign forward Ty Rattie to one-year contract

Oilers sign forward Ty Rattie to one-year contract

The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Ty Rattie to a one-year contract, the team announced on Saturday. The #Oilers have signed Ty Rattie to a one-year contract. The 25-year-old forward from Airdrie, AB appeared in 14 games with Edmonton this season, posting nine points (five goals & four assists). https://t.co/s41tieSlfS — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) April 14, 2018 Rattie played in 14 games for the Oilers in 2017/18 and picked up nine points (five goals, four assists). Th

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2018-04-14

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Oilers give Ty Rattie one-year deal

It looks like the Oilers believe in Ty Rattie. After a solid late-season showing playing alongside Connor McDavid on the team’s top line, Rattie has been given a one-year extension. The #Oilers have signed Ty Rattie to a one-year contract. The 25-year-old forward from Airdrie, AB appeared in 14 games with Edmonton this season, posting nine points (five goals & four assists). https://t.co/s41tieSlfS— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) April 14, 2018 Rattie was originally drafted by the

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-04-14

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