Arena Updates - July Edition

baggedmilk
July 12 2014 01:12PM

HolesBro

It's been a while since I've gone down to the new arena site and brought you guys some A-grade reporting from ground level.  Since the last time I've been down there, a lot of the machinery has changed and it looks like there's actually a building being built there. The traffic is delayed, the sidewalks are closed, and once again I wasn't allowed in anywhere that looked even remotely important - this is your arena report.

Read Article | 31 Comments

Defining the history of the Edmonton Oilers rebuild

Jonathan Willis
July 12 2014 09:16AM

Defensive mess

The Edmonton Oilers’ rebuild has taken on a life of its own over the years. The official start date used to be hotly debated, though less of late as the need on the part of some to defend the Tambellini rebuild has dissipated. But looking back, it seems clear that the Oilers’ post-2006 wanderings fall into four distinct segments.

Read Article | 89 Comments

SAILING THE HIGH C'S

Lowetide
July 11 2014 09:17PM

arcobello2

As NHL free agency nears the completion of its second week, there's not much left on the shelves. Teams looking for centers and defensemen are especially cornered, because there are very few options. How many centers, who are still available in free agency, are clearly better than Mark Arcobello?

Read Article | 56 Comments

THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER THING

Robin Brownlee
July 11 2014 04:27PM

Craig MacTavish6

I'd feel comfortable saying GM Craig MacTavish has done a bang-up job filling holes on the roster of the Edmonton Oilers this off-season if he'd acquired another proven NHL centre, but that's unlikely to happen, at least for the time being.

Read Article | 82 Comments

THE ROUNDUP

Nation World HQ
July 11 2014 10:29AM

showmethemoney-Jerry-Maguire-1

After weeks of madness with the draft and free agency, we take a look at what teams did and more

Read Article | 59 Comments