Gregor rings... Heatley stays in Ottawa

June 30 2009 08:47PM


10:14pm MDT update: Heatley will not waive his no-trade clause. He stays in Ottawa, and won't come here.

Earlier tonight: Just got off the phone with Gregor:

"The Oilers have traded Dustin Penner, Ladislav Smid and Andrew Cogliano for Dany Heatley. This will add $2.1 million to the Oilers' payroll."

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Is that a Heater in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?

Robin Brownlee
June 30 2009 07:30PM

You can believe all the talk this afternoon the Edmonton Oilers are in hot pursuit of Ottawa Senators malcontent Dany Heatley because I'm hearing the very same words from a source close to the situation.

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Jay Bouwmeester Signs With Calgary

Jonathan Willis
June 30 2009 07:20PM


As per, Jay Bouwmeester has elected not to test the free agent market, signing a 5-year, 6.6-million dollar per season contract with the Calgary Flames. 

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The Edmonton Oilers and the Salary Cap

Jonathan Willis
June 30 2009 01:29PM


If the Oilers make a big roster move in the coming days or weeks, it will involve a trade. The simple fact of the matter is that the Oilers don’t have the cap space to acquire a marquee player without sending at least one big ticket out.

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Tom Gilbert Invited to USA Olympic Camp

Jonathan Willis
June 30 2009 11:08AM


Edmonton Oilers’ defenseman Tom Gilbert has been invited to the Team USA Olympic orientation camp to be held this fall near Chicago. He is one of 34 NHL’ers invited and one of 12 defensemen at the camp.

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