Heiskanen, Klingberg join exclusive company with offensive output

Heiskanen, Klingberg join exclusive company with offensive output

John Klingberg and Miro Heiskanen became on Friday the second pair of defensemen on the same team to record at least 20 points each during a single postseason, according to TSN's Statscentre. The Dallas Stars teammates joined Paul Coffey and Charlie Huddy as those to accomplish the feat. Coffey and Huddy did it with the Edmonton Oilers during the 1985 playoffs when they recorded 37 and 20 points, respectively. Klingberg's goal in the opening frame of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final helped him r

Source: The Score
Date: 2020-09-26

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Edmonton Oilers won't buy out James Neal, not this year at least

This in from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal: “Again no buyouts planned for Ken Holland, already on hook for Andrej Sekera $2.5 mil and Benoit Pouliot’s $1.33 mil for this upcoming season. Plus, paying $750,000 of Lucic salary. Sekera has been very good in third D pair for Dallas, slotted exactly where he should be.” My take

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-09-25

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Canadiens’ Marc Bergevin signs Jeff Petry to deal he likely won’t regret

Canadiens’ Marc Bergevin signs Jeff Petry to deal he likely won’t regret

MONTREAL — We have to thank Craig MacTavish. Few executives would be as conciliatory in discussing what most would deem to be one of their biggest mistakes, but he spared no contrition in revisiting the 2015 move he made to send Jeff Petry to the Montreal Canadiens from the Edmonton Oilers. MacTavish got a second- and a conditional fifth-round pick for Petry, who was 27 years old and an impending unrestricted free agent at the time. Prior to that, he made a half-hearted effort at re-signing h

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-09-25

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Oilersnation Radio Episode 105 – Hartsaitl, Hard Bodies, and Trading Back at the Draft

Oilersnation Radio Episode 105 – Hartsaitl, Hard Bodies, and Trading Back at the Draft

It’s Friday afternoon and that means a brand new episode of Oilersnation Radio is wrapped up, edited into a masterpiece, and set to get you ready for the weekend. This week, we looked at Leon Draisaitl’s trophy wins, trading back at the NHL Draft, listener questions, and a lot more. To kick off today’s podcast, we jumped in with the Sherwood Ford Giant Question of the Week which had to do with whether or not we would feel comfortable with the Oilers trading down at the draft. Would it ma

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-09-25

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NHL Buyout History… Window Opens Today

NHL Buyout History… Window Opens Today

NHL buyouts came into existence when the salary cap was introduced for the 2005/2006 season after the year-long lockout. Here’s a quick recap on the buyout rules. Teams can buyout out a player to obtain a reduced salary cap hit, however, it extends over a period twice the length of the remaining contract. If a player has one year remaining, his buyout cap hit spreads out over two years. The buyout amount depends on the age of the player. If a player is younger than 26 years of age then the bu

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-09-25

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Oil Spills: Edmonton Oilers’ Stanley Cup connections

Any given year, there's a good chance at least one former member of the Edmonton Oilers is on the roster of a team in the Stanley Cup final. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-09-25

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Hot Links: Friday, September 25

Hot Links: Friday, September 25

Photo by Darcy Finley/NHLI via Getty Images More on Puljujarvi, 2020 UFAs, checking in on #Oilers overseas, looking for internal improvement, Riley Sheahan for 3C, and MORE! Morning, Oilers fans! First thing’s first, I suppose: Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars goes tonight at 6PM MST, with Tampa ahead 2-1 after a 5-2 win in Game 3. On to more important things. Word on the web is Bob Stauffer ballparked a short term contract around $1-$1.25MM

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2020-09-25

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Do you remember yesterday, when we talked about getting three real NHL prospects from every draft? In 2015, Edmonton traded a bunch of picks but found a way with strong selections in the fourth (Caleb Jones) and fifth (Ethan Bear) rounds. Assuming the Oilers draft quality in the first and third rounds in 2020, can we identify a player who won’t go in the first three rounds who is a real NHL prospect? THE ATHLETIC! I’m proud to be writing for The Athletic, and pleased to be part of

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2020-09-25

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2020 NHL UFA Top 30: Dustin Byfuglien and Wayne Simmonds

2020 NHL UFA Top 30: Dustin Byfuglien and Wayne Simmonds

Welcome to the OilersNation UFA preview. Over the next 15 days, we’ll be profiling the top 30 players in this year’s UFA class, as listed by TSN. Contract information is from our friends at Puckpedia. Full UFA list via puckpedia here. Analytics provided by hockeyviz.com and naturalstattrick.com. Contract projections are done by evolving-hockey.com with the presumption contracts are signed between Aug. – Oct. 11.  Today, we’re looking at the 26th ranked Dustin Byfuglien and 25th

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-09-25

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Edmonton Oilers Rumors: Latest NHL Speculation feat. Fleury, Steen, Rielly, Holtby, Kovalchuk and More! (9/25/2020)

Today’s news and speculation from the NHL includes notes on if the Oilers are planning on qualifying RFA d-man Matthew Benning, what the Ottawa Senators plan on doing with some of their extra draft picks, the future of Morgan Rielly and the Toronto Maple Leafs possibly being tied to Alex Pietrangelo, Braden Holtby, Ilya Kovalchuk, and much more! Distinct possibility that we see Jesse Puljujarvi return to @EdmontonOilers on a short term deal.New GM/HC since Puljujarvi was last in Edm.Puljujar

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2020-09-25

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