Edmonton Oilers Rumors: Puljujarvi to Montreal/Islanders, Kessel Coming to Edmonton?

This is your TL/DR (too long, didn’t read) summary post where excerpts are taken from the best of the best when it comes to Edmonton Oilers blogs. BLH gives you his two cents on the latest posts being published in the Oilogosphere! Including those from Lowetide.ca, The Athletic, Oilersnation, The Cult of Hockey, Copper N Blue, Oil on Whyte, and more! The latest NHL news, rumors, and speculation comes from all of the internet’s top sites like Spector’s Hockey, The Fourth Period, NHL Trade

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2022-08-01

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Canada Dominates Switzerland on Night One of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Canada’s quest for gold got off to a perfect start in Red Deer, beating Switzerland 14-0, not a typo, in their first game of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup.  More than half of Canada’s goals came in the opening period, with Colby Barlow getting the first on a shorthanded breakaway. Barlow scored a second in the period and soon joined Carson Rehkopf, Brayden Yager, Matthew Wood, Andrew Cristall, and Ethan Gauthier, who scored twice. Sixteen players scored a point in the first period for Canada, inc

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2022-08-01

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Identifying Goalies: An Exercise in Futility

Identifying Goalies: An Exercise in Futility

At the 2022 NHL draft, the Edmonton Oilers chose Samuel Jonsson No. 158 overall. There were goalies with better numbers still on the board, but Jonsson is 6.05, 201 and still a teenager. How do we evaluate goalies, aside from listing their height and weight? Do performance numbers matter? What the hell, man? NEW for @TheAthleticNHL Who will the Oilers trade for cap purposes? Math has an answer, the Oilers may not agree. Here are the candidates.https://t.co/MS2T5lTcdf— Lowetide (@Low

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2022-08-01

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5 Oilers Who Could Reach Milestones in 2022-23

It almost still feels like yesterday that Artturi Lehkonen scored on Mike Smith moments into overtime of Game 4 of the 2022 Western Conference Final series, giving the Colorado Avalanche…

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2022-08-01

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Lowetide: Who will the Oilers trade for cap purposes? Is Phil Kessel a viable option?

Lowetide: Who will the Oilers trade for cap purposes? Is Phil Kessel a viable option?

The Edmonton Oilers have a salary cap issue that will need to be addressed soon. Someone has to go. Who should it be?

Source: The Athletic
Date: 2022-08-01

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Monday Mailbag – How comfortable are you with the Oilers’ defence?

Happy Monday, Nation, and welcome to a long weekend edition of the Mailbag to help you get your week started and break down what’s going on with the Edmonton Oilers. This week, we’re looking at the defensive group, Darnell Nurse living up to his contract, Mikko Koskinen, and a whole lot more. If you’ve got got a question you’d like to ask, email it to me at baggedmilk@oilersnation.com or hit me up on Twitter at @jsbmbaggedmilk and I’ll get to you as soon as we can. May 26, 2022;

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2022-08-01

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Ryan McLeod is Edmonton Oilers' new poster boy for developing from within

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2022-08-01

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Movin’ Out

Movin’ Out

Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty ImagesWith under 3 million in cap space available to the Oilers (and with 2 RFAs remaining) someone’s likely to be moved for relief this week. Once you tack on Evan Bouchard’s nearly-900K performance bonus, the Oilers are heading into this season with just about 2.5 million in cap space to sign two free agents. This, after Mike Smith and Oscar Klefbom’s LTIR, after the first whiff of a new Darnell Nurse deal valued annually at 9.25MM, and an offseaso

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2022-07-31

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Nick Stajduhar: The Forgotten Piece of the Wayne Gretzky Trade

There’s a single day in Edmonton Oilers history that remains one of the darkest days in the organization’s history – August 9, 1988. It was the day that fans of…

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2022-07-31

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NHL Rumors: Canucks, Oilers, Blackhawks, P.K. Subban Talk

In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the Vancouver Canucks have given goaltending prospect Michael DiPietro permission to seek a trade. Meanwhile, there’s more momentum surrounding the idea that Phil Kessel might…

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2022-07-31

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Feats Don’t Fail Me Now

Feats Don’t Fail Me Now

This is the 2016 Oilers training camp list, including signed players, AHL contracts, junior players and some invites. Seven years later, Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Darnell Nurse, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Jesse Puljujarvi, Tyler Benson and Markus Niemelainen remain on the roster. There are 61 names listed here, how many can we name who will appear at this year’s camp? The Edmonton Oilers have 5 'distant bell' prospects who could emerge as real options for the 2022-23 season if thing

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2022-07-31

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The "Dog Days of August" dish roster decisions during Ken Holland's summer holidays: 9 Things

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2022-07-31

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