July 10 2014 02:14PM
Remember all of those optimistic columns about a potential trade between Edmonton and St. Louis for the No. 2/3 centre the Oilers would love to add?
There was a complication on Thursday, as the Blues lost the excellent Vladimir Sobotka to the KHL, potentially for the next three seasons.
July 09 2014 08:44PM
One of the items not often commented on in the enthusiasm over the reworked Oilers defensive depth chart is the lack of established call-up options behind Oscar Klefbom. Edmonton is going to be leaning on the kids if injuries strike, and disproportionately those kids were taken in the 2011 Draft.
July 08 2014 02:19AM
By the sounds of it, Justin Schultz will not be joining the club.
July 06 2014 05:00PM
He has something of a track record against good players.
July 05 2014 04:36PM
One of the interesting wrinkles in the contract negotiations between defencemen Justin Schultz and Jeff Petry was that the players had the right to take the team to arbitration, a right that had to be exercised by 5:00 PM New York time on July 5 if a hearing was to take place.
In an interesting bit of non-news, neither player was among the 20 listed by the NHLPA as filing for arbitration.