NHL Rumors: Penguins, Coyotes, Red Wings, Oilers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the Arizona Coyotes won’t be able to trade defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson because he has no desire to leave. Meanwhile, in Pittsburgh, there are updates as far as potential trades go, and in Detroit, the Red Wings could be eyeing a very popular goaltender. Finally, who will the Edmonton Oilers take […] The post NHL Rumors: Penguins, Coyotes, Red Wings, Oilers, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.        

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-09-22

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There’s Risk With ‘Win Now Mode’

There’s Risk With ‘Win Now Mode’

This is going to be a very interesting offseason for the Edmonton Oilers. They have some clear holes that need to be filled and not a lot of cap space to work with. Their problems are not unique though. It feels like 90% of the NHL is looking to shed either cap space or straight-up salary while still improving their roster. That will make it even more difficult for Ken Holland to do what he needs to do over the next few months. I read a lot of comments from fans and it seems like a large portio

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2020-09-22

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"Slam dunk pick" for the Edmonton Oilers? It's obvious, says TSN's Craig Button

If Russian goalie Yaroslav Askarov is available at 14th overall, the Edmonton Oilers should draft him, says TSN’s Craig Button . Asked if that would be a slam dunk for the Oilers, Button said, “Yeah, a Lebron James slam dunk pick. In 2015 they had an opportunity to draft Ilya Samsonov and they p

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2020-09-22

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Hot Links: Tuesday, September 22

Hot Links: Tuesday, September 22

Hart and Lindsay award winner Leon Draisaitl, sizing out a new cup for his gigantic nuts. | Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images Leon Draisaitl wins Hart and Lindsay, tales from the NHL bubble, Tyler Benson loaned, 2020 Draft previews, and MORE! Morning, folks! First thing’s first, a full and hearty congratulations to the 2019-20 NHL MVP — as voted by the PHWA (spits) AND the NHLPLA — Leon “Herr Big Nuts” Draisaitl. Draisaitl becomes the first Oiler to complete the Art Ross - Hart -

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2020-09-22

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NHL Rumors: Edmonton Oilers – First-Round Pick, Koivu, Puljujarvi, Ekman-Larsson, Goaltending and a Third-Line Centerman

NHL Rumors: Edmonton Oilers – First-Round Pick, Koivu, Puljujarvi, Ekman-Larsson, Goaltending and a Third-Line Centerman

Oilers first-round pick, Koivu, Puljujarvi and Ekman-Larsson Kurt Leavins of the Edmonton Journal: It’s unlikely that the Edmonton Oilers would straight-up trade their No. 14 puck unless they get another first-round pick in the deal. Trades will likely have to involve salary going both ways. Believe the Oilers could probably be able to get a first-round pick for one of the left-handed defensemen. Would the Oilers be interested in Mikko Koivu to help bring back/along Jesse Puljujarvi? Re-signi

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-09-22

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Value

Value

Leon Draisaitl swept all of the major awards from the Academy last night, and now 2020 will be remembered, at least in part, as the year he put German hockey at the top of the game. Congratulations, Mr. Drasaitl! For @TheAthleticCAN Why Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl won the Hart Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award. https://t.co/KiBuEgZarU— Lowetide (@Lowetide) September 22, 2020 THE ATHLETIC! I’m proud to be writing for The Athletic, and pleased to be part of a great team with Daniel Nugent-Bo

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2020-09-22

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Offseason Targets: Justin Braun

Offseason Targets: Justin Braun

Now that we are just weeks away from the 2020 NHL Entry Draft and the opening of free agency, the rumors are flying. One thing that we didn’t expect but we keep hearing about? Ken Holland’s desire to change up the defense. Among the possibilities is adding a top defenseman like Oliver Ekman-Larsson, or subtracting a top-four defenseman like Adam Larsson for help elsewhere in the lineup. If the Oilers were to trade Larsson, they would need to find an NHL caliber player to replace him in the

Source: The Oilers Rig
Date: 2020-09-22

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Prospects News & Rumors: Benson, McIsaac, Askarov & More

The Edmonton Oilers loan another one of their prospect to Europe, the Detroit Red Wings loan a former second-round pick to the Finnish Liiga, and Yaroslav Askarov picks up two awards during the first week of the 2020-21 KHL season. Oilers Loan Benson to Switzerland The Edmonton Oilers have loaned left winger Tyler Benson to […] The post Prospects News & Rumors: Benson, McIsaac, Askarov & More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.        

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-09-22

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JONES: Little fanfare for Leon Draisaitl winning Hart and Ted Lindsay

It was 1:15 a.m. in Cologne, Germany and Leon Draisaitl sat in a plain white t-shirt in front of his laptop computer instead of wearing a tuxedo onstage in a glitz and glamour environment on stage in Las Vegas. Read More

Source: The Edmonton Sun
Date: 2020-09-22

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Why I left Draisaitl, Carlson and Couturier off my NHL awards ballot

Leaving two winners and a runner-up off the ballot for major awards deserves an explanation.

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2020-09-22

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