Alex Chiasson is a keeper for Edmonton Oilers but Jujhar Khaira? Hmm

The Cult of Hockey’s “Keep, Hold or Fold” series Part 5: Jujhar Khaira and Alex Chiasson Bruce McCurdy and David Staples of the Cult of Hockey will review in the next few weeks a series of personnel decisions that Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland has to make. For each player, we’ll both weigh in, providing a final ranking of keep the player,

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-09-24

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HUB CITY NOTES: Steven Stamkos gets green light in Game 3

When forward Tim Kerr was medically unfit in the 1987 Cup final with a bad shoulder, Philadelphia’s ad nauseum update was, “He’s still day to day.” Right up until the Flyers ran out of days in the thrilling Game 7 series with the Edmonton Oilers. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-09-24

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Remembering Colby Cave through the words of those who knew him best

Remembering Colby Cave through the words of those who knew him best

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Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-09-24

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Oilers RFA William Lagesson signs one-year deal with HC Vita Hasten

Oilers RFA William Lagesson signs one-year deal with HC Vita Hasten

Earlier today, it was announced via the Vita Hasten website that Edmonton Oilers RFA defenceman, William Lagesson, has signed a one-year deal with the club for the 2020-21 HockeyAllsvenskan season. With the #LetsGoOilers loaning D William Lagesson to Allsvenskan in Sweden, he has an NHL out clause and can return to NHL this year.https://t.co/V1X54HNxuS — PuckPedia (@PuckPedia) September 23, 2020 Another Edmonton Oilers prospect has found a place to play while waiting for the NHL season to

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-09-23

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Edmonton Oilers Rumor Update

Edmonton Oilers Rumor Update

The NHL’s Entry Draft is slated for October 6th, 13 days from today. On Friday, we will officially be two weeks out from the start of free agency. That is set for October 9th at 12:00 pm eastern (10:00 am MT). Whether or not the Edmonton Oilers are active remains to be seen. There are plenty of rumors, however. In fact, it seems like there are more rumors this offseason than there were a little over a year ago. Perhaps now, with a season under his belt, Ken Holland has a better idea of what h

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2020-09-23

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2020 NHL UFA Top 30: Carl Soderberg and Thomas Griess

2020 NHL UFA Top 30: Carl Soderberg and Thomas Griess

Welcome to the OilersNation UFA preview. Over the next 15 days, I’ll be profiling the top 30 players in this years UFA class, as listed by TSN. Contract information is from our friends at Puckpedia. 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 30th ranked Carl Soderberg and the 29th ranked Thomas Greiss.  Carl Soderberg Sod

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-09-23

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Oilers’ Draisaitl on why he loves his ‘burger-flipper’ stick blade

Oilers’ Draisaitl on why he loves his ‘burger-flipper’ stick blade

“I call it the burger-flipper.” That’s how Edmonton Oilers star forward Leon Draisaitl described the unique curve he uses on his sticks — a blade that has helped him become the only player in the NHL currently riding back-to-back 100-point seasons. Draisaitl spoke about his infamous piece of equipment Wednesday on Hockey Central, one day after beating out Nathan MacKinnon and Artemi Panarin to win the Hart Memorial Trophy as league MVP and the Ted Lindsay Award for most outstanding play

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-09-23

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Oil Spills: Edmonton Oilers’ quest for a new goalie

So Mike Smith didn't work out beyond one season in the Edmonton Oilers' net. Next! Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-09-23

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‘Friendly competition all the way’ between Draisaitl and McDavid

‘Friendly competition all the way’ between Draisaitl and McDavid

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Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-09-23

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Oilers loan Patrick Russell to Rungsted Seier Capital of Denmark’s Metal Ligaen

Oilers loan Patrick Russell to Rungsted Seier Capital of Denmark’s Metal Ligaen

This morning, the Edmonton Oilers announced via their social media platforms that the team has loaned forward Patrick Russell to Rungsted Seier Capital of Denmark’s Metal Ligaen for the start of the 2020-21 season. Another #Oilers player loaned… Patrick Russell will play for Rungsted Seier Capital of the Danish National League (Metal Ligaen) to start this season. — Jason Gregor (@JasonGregor) September 23, 2020 As we’ve seen more than a dozen times this offseason, Ken Holland conti

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-09-23

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