April 01 2015 08:00AM
That the Edmonton Oilers will go out and acquire at least one new goaltender this summer seems obvious. What are the team’s options, and who should it add?
March 31 2015 01:33PM
On Tuesday the Edmonton Oilers announced that they had signed University of Denver defenceman Joey LaLeggia to an entry-level deal. LaLeggia, originally a fifth-round pick of the Oilers in the 2012 Draft, had just finished his fourth season in college hockey.
March 31 2015 09:28AM
Teddy Purcell hasn’t been a big hit in Edmonton this year. To his critics, he’s soft, slow and dramatically overpaid, a legitimate candidate for a buyout and a really good option for a retained-salary trade.
He’s also well down on any legitimate list of the Oilers’ problems.
March 28 2015 10:38AM
At this point it seems reasonably probable that the Edmonton Oilers will re-sign free agent centre Derek Roy. Roy has posted 21 points in 39 games, has enjoyed reasonably good chemistry with Nail Yakupov and wasn’t moved at the trade deadline despite his UFA status.
How much will he cost?
March 26 2015 12:35PM
It’s funny. The Edmonton Oilers finally appeared to be getting healthy, but it wasn’t destined to last. In the span of two games, veterans Boyd Gordon, Matt Hendricks, Mark Fayne and Andrew Ference have all been lost to the team for indeterminate amounts of time. The Oilers have enough forwards to survive the first two losses without recalls, but on Thursday announced that Brandon Davidson would rejoin the team as a fill-in on defence.