NHL Rumors: Edmonton Oilers, and the Ottawa Senators

NHL Rumors: Edmonton Oilers, and the Ottawa Senators

The Oilers don’t have a lot of salary cap space to work with ahead of the NHL trade deadline Mark Spector: Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland on Jesse Puljujarvi: “I haven’t really shopped him. No one has really asked about him “ Daniel Nugent-Bowman: Holland: “I’m not gonna trade a first (round pick) for a rental.” Jim Matheson: The Oilers have less than a $1 million in salary cap space so it’s not going to easy for them to make a move unless “another team is willing to get creat

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-02-21

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Why I doubt Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland will go big at NHL trade deadline

Why I doubt Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland will go big at NHL trade deadline

This in recently from former NHL GM and player agent Brian Lawton, talking to Bob Stauffer on Oilers Now about it being a sellers market in the NHL right now: "People are asking, 'My goodness, why are teams paying such a high price?' And I think the answers lie within the environment of the NHL. Everybody is so close. Think about the races just to finish first in each division... That combined with the slowing salary cap and ownership group that believe it's their time after the St. Louis Blues

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-02-21

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The Edmonton Oilers After Sixty Games: Can the Oilers Keep Up the Pace and Win the Pacific?

We’re 60 games into this marathon of a 2019/20 campaign and this last ten-game stretch was spectacular (6-3-1) for the Oilers given the injury troubles the boys fell into. Coach Tippett’s men are now back to battling for first in the Pacific Division and right on the brink of the NHL trade deadline no less. Here are the metrics as of February 21st, 2020. Record: 232-21-7 (12th) Name Stat Overall Season Standing GF 189 12th (+2) GA 183 16th (-1) GF/GP 3.15 14th (-1) GA/GP 3.05 16t

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2020-02-21

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A note on every NHL team ahead of the 2020 trade deadline

A note on every NHL team ahead of the 2020 trade deadline

The moves have started to happen. The buyers and sellers are being set. And surprises lurk around the corner. Trade season is upon us and the deadline to make moves comes up fast on Monday. There’s lots of business to take care of before then as teams try to gear up for a Cup run, or make tweaks for a push just to get into the playoffs. On this week’s 31 Thoughts: The Podcast, Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman offered up a deadline preview. They touched on every team around the league and d

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-02-21

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GAME PREVIEW: Edmonton Oilers vs. Minnesota Wild

GAME PREVIEW:  Edmonton Oilers vs. Minnesota Wild

Mikko Koskinen to get the nod tonight | Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images Minnesota makes a visit after stumping the Canucks in a shootout. Edmonton Oilers (32-21-7) 2nd, Pacific vs Minnesota Wild (28-24-7) 6th, Central 21 February 2020 Rogers Place 7 PM MST TV: Sportsnet West Radio: 630 CHED SB Nation Opponent: Hockey Wilderness WELL EARNED Down an entire line (and the club’s number one defenceman), the Oilers were up against the wall on Wednesday night when the Bruins

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2020-02-21

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2019-20 Game 61: Wild at Oilers

2019-20 Game 61: Wild at Oilers

Along with all of the excitement of trade deadline arriving with the Oilers as a possible buyer, there’s also the downside of saying goodbye to some who have been here for the past few years. Based on Ken Holland’s cap comments yesterday, there’s a chance a current roster player will be leaving the organization between now and Monday at 1pm. The team needs cap room in order to wheel. Sail on, but whom? THE ATHLETIC! The Athletic Edmonton features a fabulous cluster of stories (som

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2020-02-21

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GDB Game Notes: Wild @ Oilers

GDB Game Notes: Wild @ Oilers

In the midst of a playoff race there is no time to relax and exhale. After a hard-fought OT loss to the NHL-leading Boston Bruins, the Oilers face the desperate Minnesota Wild, who are five points behind Calgary and Arizona for the second wildcard slot, but they have two games in hand on the Flames and five on the Coyotes. Nashville is in 10th place in the tight Western Conference, two points up on the Wild. Minnesota needs the two points to stay in the hunt, while the Oilers need two points to

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-02-21

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Watch: Edmonton Oiler Connor McDavid back on the ice

Watch: Edmonton Oiler Connor McDavid back on the ice

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid comments after skating in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. McDavid has not been playing due to a leg injury. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-02-21

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The Nation Roundup

The Nation Roundup

Draisaitl for MVP; Flames have reasons to buy and sit tight at the deadline; Canucks pay sticker price for Toffoli; Muzzin reportedly has extension in place; trade deadline news and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky. 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 you wouldn’t have found

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-02-21

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JONES: So long to Oilers’ flying circus of playing down to weaker opponents?

JONES: So long to Oilers’ flying circus of playing down to weaker opponents?

As the late Terry Jones from Monty Python would say: “And now, for something completely different.” Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-02-21

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