Defining Success for Jesse Puljujarvi

Jonathan Willis
July 15 2016 09:00AM

Jesse Puljujarvi may or may not be NHL-ready next season. If he is capable of playing in the majors, he may not score right away. It’s important to say these things now so that he’s not branded a disappointment if he fails to meet some of the sky-high expectations out there.

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WWYDW: Right Wing

Jonathan Willis
July 13 2016 03:10PM


As of right now, Jordan Eberle is far-and-away the most established right wing on the Edmonton Oilers’ roster. The team has some interesting options behind him, but not a lot of proven NHL talent. In this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we ask whether the current depth chart is good enough, and if not what options our readers would look at.

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The Second Defence Pairing

Jonathan Willis
July 12 2016 05:30PM


The Edmonton Oilers entered the summer of 2016 with several issues on the defensive side of the depth chart. Adam Larsson was deemed to be the solution to the right side of the team’s top pairing, but there are still questions regarding how the Oilers plan to approach some of the secondary issues with the back end.

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WWYDW: What else should Peter Chiarelli do to improve the Oilers’ roster?

Jonathan Willis
July 06 2016 03:30PM

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With the initial frenzy of the draft and free agency now in the rearview mirror, NHL teams are now entering their slow summer period.

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Why didn’t the Edmonton Oilers sign Jason Demers?

Jonathan Willis
July 02 2016 11:05AM

The top right-shooting free agent defenceman came off the market on Saturday. Jason Demers signed a deal for the next half-decade with the Florida Panthers and did so in exchange for a shockingly reasonable amount of money. 

So why didn't the Edmonton Oilers sign him?

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