July 11 2014 09:17PM
As NHL free agency nears the completion of its second week, there's not much left on the shelves. Teams looking for centers and defensemen are especially cornered, because there are very few options. How many centers, who are still available in free agency, are clearly better than Mark Arcobello?
July 11 2014 04:27PM
I'd feel comfortable saying GM Craig MacTavish has done a bang-up job filling holes on the roster of the Edmonton Oilers this off-season if he'd acquired another proven NHL centre, but that's unlikely to happen, at least for the time being.
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July 11 2014 10:29AM
July 11 2014 02:14AM
On Thursday, Fox Sports’ Andy Strickland reported that free agent winger David Moss had a tentative deal in place with a team in Switzerland. The caveat was that he had an out clause if he could land an NHL contract in the next week.
It’s a unique situation, and I can’t help wondering if it’s one that should interest the Oilers.
July 10 2014 02:14PM
Remember all of those optimistic columns about a potential trade between Edmonton and St. Louis for the No. 2/3 centre the Oilers would love to add?
There was a complication on Thursday, as the Blues lost the excellent Vladimir Sobotka to the KHL, potentially for the next three seasons.