May 12 2016 07:00AM
Checking in at the mid-point of the second round is towering defenseman Logan Stanley. There are few things that cause a greater divide in opinions among professional and armchair scouts alike than that of the 'big stay at home D-man'. While the stats would seem to peg him as a guy who would go later on, several agencies currently have him rated as a first round pick.
Follow after the jump as we dig in to what may be one of the more divisive prospects for this draft.
May 11 2016 05:26PM
There aren’t a lot of free agents on the market this summer who might plausibly address the Edmonton Oilers’ weakness at right defence, but Jason Demers is one of them. A long-time member of the San Jose Sharks under current Edmonton coach Todd McLellan, Demers has been the No. 4 defenceman for the Dallas Stars in the postseason and will be in action against the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night.
Is he a player the Oilers should consider signing?
May 11 2016 11:00AM
ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – The round-robin portion of the 2016 IIHF World Championship is reaching its midpoint, with seven members of the Edmonton Oilers participating in the Group B pool at Yubileiny Arena in St. Petersburg.
May 11 2016 09:00AM
For the second year in a row, it appears that NHL teams living close to the salary cap are in for a difficult season. We don’t have a final salary cap number yet and won’t until the NHLPA decides what it wants to do with is escalator option, but it’s reasonable to expect something between the current level of $71.4 million and a possible high of $74 million.
For a lot of teams, that means trouble. For clubs like the Edmonton Oilers, it might mean opportunity. Today’s potential target: the Detroit Red Wings.
May 11 2016 07:00AM
The 1995-96 season would mark the fourth consecutive season out of the playoffs for the Edmonton Oilers, but after years of steady decline with owner Peter Pocklington and GM Glen Sather dismantling the five-time Stanley Cup champions piece-by-piece in salary dumps, the Oilers finally started to turn the corner.