July 16 2013 09:28AM
Yesterday we looked at the top half of the Oilers’ prospect depth chart; today we review the bottom half.
July 15 2013 10:21AM
Who are the Oilers’ best prospects, and what positions do they play? The following is intended to give a general outline of where the team can expect to get internal help, and what positions need to be shored up.
July 13 2013 12:18PM
It’s been nearly a week now since unrestricted free agency opened, and the best players on the market have already signed contracts with their new teams. For a team in need of depth NHL’ers, however, there remain options.
The Oilers are arguably such a team, and the good news is that there are still players available to fill the fourth line or spare centre slot.
July 12 2013 12:45PM
At his end of season press conference, Craig MacTavish was asked if there could be six to eight new Oilers, and he said “I think that’s fair.” With the moves so far this summer, the team is now in that range.
July 11 2013 09:12AM
On Wednesday, the Edmonton Oilers sent Magnus Paajarvi and a second round draft pick to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for David Perron. Robin Brownlee had the initial write-up here, and Lowetide opined here. But I really wanted a chance to dig into the trade a bit myself; and in doing so found myself thinking back to Craig MacTavish’s first day on the job.