Edmonton Oilers acquire defenceman Dmitry Kulikov

The Edmonton Oilers have acquired shutdown defenceman Dmitri Kulikov from the New Jersey Devils in a move that will help shore up the clubs defence. Kulikov, 30, has appeared in 30 games for the New Jersey Devils this season scoring only two assists, but offence isn’t his strong suit. According to hockeyviz.com, at even strength Kulikov provides offence at a league average rate, but brings defence at a 10 percent rate higher than league average. With him on the ice in New Jersey this year, t

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2021-04-12

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(4/12/21) BLH’s NHL Trade Deadline Day Rumors: “The Edmonton Oilers and Boston Bruins are among the teams showing some interest.”

BLH provides you with the latest NHL news, rumors, and speculation featuring Rikard Rakell (ANA), Derek Ryan (CGY), Ryan Getzlaf (ANA), Jamie Oleksiak (DAL), and more! *It’s deadline day, so there’s a good chance that by the time you read this post, most or some of it will be obsolete and outdated.* Could Tyson Barrie be trade bait for the Oilers? Read about that here. This is not the kind of news Edmonton Oilers fans will like. *NEW* What’s the plan for Edmonton’s defense after this se

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2021-04-12

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NHL Rumors: Taylor Hall, Edmonton Oilers, and the Toronto Maple Leafs

NHL Rumors: Taylor Hall, Edmonton Oilers, and the Toronto Maple Leafs

Hall has been looking Bruins since the offseason John Vogl: Taylor Hall said that his no-movement helped steer things towards the Boston Bruins. Hall had wanted to sign with the Bruins this past offseason. Hall wouldn’t say if Buffalo Sabres GM Kevyn Adams presented him with any other trade options. Fluto Shinzawa: Hall plans on driving to Boston today and hopes to be in the lineup tomorrow. Stephen Whyno: Hall was “really close” to signing with the Bruins in the offseason. “I was ready

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2021-04-12

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NHL Trade Deadline Live Blog: Sens get Mete, Oilers get Kulikov

NHL Trade Deadline Live Blog: Sens get Mete, Oilers get Kulikov

It’s been a slow build up to the trade deadline this season, but the deals started flowing over the weekend. In case you missed it Taylor Hall is now a member of the Boston Bruins, David Savard of the Tampa Bay Lighting, Nick Foligno and David Rittich of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Brandon Montour of the Florida Panthers, Jon Merrill of the Montreal Canadiens, Jeff Carter of the Pittsburgh Penguins…to name a few of the deals made. Just when it seemed on Sunday that Foligno to Toronto would be

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2021-04-12

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Report: Devils trade Kulikov to Oilers for conditional pick

Report: Devils trade Kulikov to Oilers for conditional pick

The New Jersey Devils are dealing defenseman Dmitry Kulikov to the Edmonton Oilers for a conditional selection in 2022, reports The Athletic's Corey Masisak. More to come. Copyright © 2021 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.

Source: The Score
Date: 2021-04-12

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Edmonton Oilers likely to trade draft pick for d-man Dmitry Kulikov, Kevin Weekes reports

This in from broadcaster Kevin Weekes: “**Breaking News ** NJDevils likely to send D Kulikov to Edmonton Oilers for a Draft Pick.” Reports the Devils Army Blog: “:Kulikov was a darn good player for the Devils this season, one of, if not the best defenseman they had this season. Great signing for Fitz. Good luck to Kulikov in EDM!”

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2021-04-12

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Trade speculation: Jamie Oleksiak to the Edmonton Oilers? Does it make sense?

This in from Jimmy Hayes of the Missin Curfew podcast, news that the Edmonton Oilers might be interested in acquiring Jamie Oleksiak of the Dallas Stars: Hearing Jamie Oleksiak to the Edmonton Oilers.” Added ESPN’s Emily Kaplan: “Defensemen to keep an eye on today: Dmitry Kulikov (NJD), Michael Del Zotto (CBJ) and Jamie Oleksiak (DAL). As of yesterday, I heard Dallas was still undecided on whether to move Oleksiak or not,

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2021-04-12

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All Dressed Up With No Place To Go

All Dressed Up With No Place To Go

The Edmonton Oilers could have exceeded the price to acquire Taylor Hall and Curtis Lazar Sunday night, but general manager Ken Holland held back his first round selection and various prospects for today or down the line. My guess is either Holland never pursued Hall, or that the Sabres wanted that first-round pick badly. Either way, there are limited options available in the trade market today. For @TheAthleticCAN Taylor Hall is a member of the Boston Bruins, while Ken Holland has a

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2021-04-12

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The 2021 Trade Deadline Live Blog

Happy moving day, folks! As per tradition around here, your ol’ pal Baggedmilk is here with the 2021 edition of the NHL Trade Deadline Live Blog! Are you excited? I’m excited. I’ll be here all day long, bringing you all of the Oilers related news that may or may not even happen until the final buzzer goes off at 1pm MT. Are you ready? Of course you are. Gather round, friends, it’s time for Uncle Baggedmilk to tell you a story. Once upon a time, in a land before Twitter and TikTok dance

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2021-04-12

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(4/12/21) BLH’s NHL Trade Deadline Day Rumors: “They’re looking for scoring and might consider it.”

BLH provides you with the latest NHL news, rumors, and speculation featuring Patrik Laine (CBJ), Alex Iafallo (LA), Erik Gustafsson (PHI), and many more! *It’s deadline day, so there’s a good chance that by the time you read this post, most or some of it will be obsolete and outdated.* Could Tyson Barrie be trade bait for the Oilers? Read about that here. This is not the kind of news Edmonton Oilers fans will like. *NEW* What’s the plan for Edmonton’s defense after this season? Check th

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2021-04-12

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Copper & Blue 2021 NHL Trade Deadline Live Thread

Copper & Blue 2021 NHL Trade Deadline Live Thread

Photo by Scott Rovak/NHLI via Getty ImagesThe Oilers are in the market for a top-six forward and left-handed defenceman (CHECK BACK OFTEN AS UPDATES WILL BE MADE AS THE DAY GOES ON) The Trade Deadline is upon us once again. The late night deal that saw the Boston Bruins win the Taylor Hall sweepstakes has taken a bit of wind out of sails of this year’s deadline, but there is reason to believe a number of deals are yet to be made. The Oilers have been linked to a number of different players

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2021-04-12

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Monday Mailbag – NHL Trade Deadline Expectations

Happy deadline day, everybody, and welcome to a brand new Monday Mailbag. As always, I’ve taken the questions from the past week, sent them to our writers, and copied and pasted their words of wisdom right here on the ol’ Internet for your education and enjoyment. Today, we’re looking at trade deadline predictions, the series sweep over the Senators, GOAT talk, and a whole lot more. If you’ve got one, email it to me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbagged

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2021-04-12

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