Edmonton Oilers

Author’s Note: This article was published before an announcement was made by the Edmonton Oilers confirming the signing of Joel Persson to a one-year entry-level contract (ELC). Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli has stated Persson will be loaned to the Vaxjo Lakers of the SHL for the 2018-19 season. Edmonton does have recall rights if
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There’s no hiding the fact that the Edmonton Oilers will be facing a salary cap crunch as they attempt to fill in the holes on their roster this offseason. Luckily for general manager Peter Chiarelli there are various ways that the team can address this impending problem. Earlier, I looked at a group of unproven
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In our continued look at potentially available players this offseason, we realize there will be a lot of buzz when it comes to both free agents and players already under contract with another NHL franchise. So as to ensure we cover a wide variety of options, we’ll also be looking at possible trade options for
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So here we are. Just two seasons into the seven-year/$42 million deal Milan Lucic signed via free agency with the Edmonton Oilers and it appears as though the worst-case scenario has come to fruition far quicker than most imagined. In fact, it has gone so poorly that even those who were onboard with the move
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The pitchforks and torches are out. It’s easy to question the abilities of Edmonton Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli. Fans are upset with his asset management and misappropriation of funds under the salary cap. Then there are the trades that have blown up in the Oilers’ face. Say the names Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, or
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The Edmonton Oilers have traded away 29-year-old winger Patrick Maroon to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and prospect J.D. Dudek, Bob McKenzie announced Monday. Maroon was an interesting name on the trade market given his size and ability to chip in offense at a fair
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For those who watched Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday, they’ll have seen a panel that consisted of Nick Kypreos, Elliotte Friedman and Kelly Hrudey and all were loaded with a wealth of information, rumors, speculation and updates regarding the NHL Trade Deadline that closes on Monday. They discussed, Max Pacioretty, Erik Karlsson, Rick Nash,
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With every passing day that the Oilers don’t announce an extension for Patrick Maroon, it would appear his days are numbered in Edmonton. That may be stating the obvious, with the Feb. 26 trade deadline looming less than two weeks away, but Edmonton general manager Peter Chiarelli is reportedly negotiating a new contract with the
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