July 11 2014 02:14AM
On Thursday, Fox Sports’ Andy Strickland reported that free agent winger David Moss had a tentative deal in place with a team in Switzerland. The caveat was that he had an out clause if he could land an NHL contract in the next week.
It’s a unique situation, and I can’t help wondering if it’s one that should interest the Oilers.
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 09 2014 05:02PM
After his performance in Jasper at the Oilers orientation camp, some Oiler fans are thinking Leon Draisaitl might be NHL-ready. That doesn't matter, fans don't make the roster decisions. However, Edmonton's trading of Sam Gagner right after the draft, added to inactivity in the trade market, suggest management may also feel he's worthy of a long NHL look this fall. Is he?
July 09 2014 01:31PM
On June 27th we threw a Draft Party at the the Pint and raised $3000 for the ICCP and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton. This afternoon, I grabbed what's left of the Draft Party t-shirts and threw them in the online store. I also wanted to give an update on how much money you guys raised for the #KeltyCan auction.