July 24 2013 09:38AM
Now that Craig MacTavish has announced his happiness with the Oilers’ third and fourth lines, and his comfort level with the current centre depth chart, it appears that Edmonton is likely done overhauling their roster.
Now the question is what Dallas Eakins will do with it.
July 23 2013 06:02PM
The state of Canada’s goaltending is a concern for anyone who regularly watches the World Juniors. It’s been some time since the last high-end performance by a Canadian goaltender at the tournament (Steve Mason in 2008) and while some of that can be chalked up to the shortness of the tournament, the professional results of those goalies have been only middling as a group.
July 21 2013 11:34AM
Oilers fans have spent a lot of time over the last six years analyzing Sam Gagner. His rookie year set expectations high, but with each passing season without an offensive breakthrough those expectations dipped lower and lower. Now there seems to be a sense that he’s peaked and he’s just going to be a 50-point guy.
From the perspective of fans who have been watching him for six seasons now, that’s understandable. But something very interesting happens when we compare him to other early picks in his draft year.
July 20 2013 11:34AM
The negotiating positions of Sam Gagner and the Edmonton Oilers were made a little clearer on Saturday, as the asks of both parties at arbitration were published by prominent members of the media.
July 18 2013 02:58PM