January 17 2013 11:09AM
There's something interesting happening with the NHL standings over at the league's official website.
January 17 2013 08:15AM
The Edmonton Oilers’ rookie head coach had an interesting quip when asked about his forward lines after the first on-ice sessions of training camp.
“I spent eight months thinking about who would fit best,” he said, laughing.
What’s the plan?
January 16 2013 09:39AM
Photo: Kaatiya/Wikimedia Commons
Yesterday, the NHL and the NHLPA agreed to a deal that would allow teams to buy out albatross contracts immediately. The deal was in response to the Canadiens and Rangers choosing to send Scott Gomez and Wade Redden home for the year, with the expectation of buying them out next summer.
Now that those players can be expected to become free agents shortly, should the Oilers be interested in either?
January 15 2013 09:01AM
Magnus Paajarvi’s place in the Edmonton Oilers’ rebuild has fluctuated significantly since the team drafted him with the 10th overall selection at the 2009 NHL Draft. On Monday, new head coach Ralph Krueger made it clear how he envisioned the talented Swede contributing to the team, both this year and into the future.
January 14 2013 01:43PM
The Edmonton Oilers actually added two defencemen to their training camp roster today. The big news was the acquisition of hometown defender Mark Fistric from Dallas for a third round pick; the smaller news was the recall of Taylor Fedun from Oklahoma City.