May 29 2015 11:43AM
I interviewed Taylor Hall for a feature piece that ran in the Edmonton Journal yesterday. I wasn't able to include all of his thoughts in one article. I had to leave out some good comments, but I wanted to share the remainder of our conversation.
Today, Hall shares some more insight into Todd McLellan as a coach, but I also learned more about Hall as a person, not just the player.
May 29 2015 08:40AM
With Anton Slepyshev signing his ELC, Bogdan Yakimov already having a year in the AHL under his belt, and Darnell Nurse looking everything like the stud the team believed him to be on the day they selected him, the 2013 Draft is looking like a success story. Everything is breaking their way. Everything except Marco Roy.
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May 29 2015 06:45AM
David Booth's interesting stretch routine, Mike Babcock's assistants, Canucks wanting to fix blueline, David Clarkson versus Matt Beleskey, Flames trade targets, teams in Cap trouble, Leon Draisaitl, Peter Chiarelli, free agency, the NHL draft and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.
May 29 2015 05:19AM
The Edmonton Oilers had an unusual draft in 2014, but things should be back to normal this coming season. The club chose four or more players who attended the NHL combine from 2010 through 2013, but only one in 2014. With so many picks this season, Oilers fans would do well to scan the names of this year's combine invite list.
May 28 2015 12:04PM
This is going to be a difficult summer for many teams thanks to a salary cap which has risen by less than expected early in the year. For a team like the Edmonton Oilers, there’s a chance to land talent from a team in cap trouble.
Taking Advantage of Cap Hell is dedicated to looking at clubs reportedly in cap trouble and figuring out who might shake loose. Today our focus turns to one of the four teams still fighting for the Stanley Cup: the Tampa Bay Lightning.