Report: Sheldon Souray On Re-Entry Waivers

Jonathan Willis
February 19 2011 10:19AM

As per Nick Kypreos, the Edmonton Oilers have finally taken the next inevitable step in the Sheldon Souray saga: they’ve placed the veteran defenceman on re-entry waivers.

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Oilers/Stars Postgame: Unlikely Heroes

Jonathan Willis
February 15 2011 11:06PM

The setting for tonight’s contest between the Edmonton Oilers and Dallas Stars was not particularly auspicious. The Stars, after enjoying a return to dominance in the West over the early part of the season, have seen their fortunes fall in February and now face the real possibility of losing their playoff spot. Meanwhile the Oilers, into their second season as the NHL’s worst team, were fresh off arguably their worst weekend of the year.

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Petry Down, Chorney Up (Updated)

Jonathan Willis
February 14 2011 12:47PM

The Edmonton Oilers tweaked their defence earlier today, sending down rookie Jeff Petry and recalling Taylor Chorney.

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Isn’t That Special

Jonathan Willis
February 13 2011 04:12PM

The 2009-10 Edmonton Oilers were not particularly good on special teams. The power-play ranked 18th in the NHL, with a 17.3% conversion rate. At 78.0%, the penalty-kill ranked 26th in the NHL.

Somehow, the 2010-11 Oilers are even worse.

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Timelines

Jonathan Willis
February 12 2011 11:48PM

The Edmonton Oilers should be looking at icing a team capable of contending for the Stanley Cup in 2012-13.

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