April 13 2015 09:37AM
Well, that was fast. On Monday the Edmonton Oilers announced that 2012 first overall pick Nail Yakupov had agreed to a two-year contract extension with the team.
April 13 2015 08:30AM
The weekend is over, you're back at work, and you need a way to kill some time. Enter another edition of the Monday Mailbag. The mailbag only works because of your questions, and if you have something you'd like to ask you can email it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org or hit me up on Twitter at@jsbmbaggedmilk. Enjoy the break from productivity, friends.
April 12 2015 09:32PM
Laurent Brossoit had one of the best weeks of his life, impressing Oilers' fans in his NHL debut and then heading to the AHL for his latest shutout. The surging goaltender highlights an impressive week for Edmonton prospects.
April 12 2015 07:12PM
As Jonathan Willis already wrote, the Oilers have told the trio of Hall, RNH, and Eberle that they are going nowhere this summer. You can add to that list Nail Yakupov if we can take MacTavish at his word. The Oilers are hopelessly struggling to fill important positions on their roster and that group represents the most valuable part of the franchise's stash of talent. Surely they could part with one or two to fill their needs, but I'm happy they aren't.
April 12 2015 01:00PM
Every time Edmonton Oilers’ GM Craig MacTavish opens his mouth to preach patience to a fan base that’s already been squeezed of every drop it has to give, I think of the “Patience, my ass, I’m gonna kill something” T-shirt I had as a teenager.