July 10 2015 08:25AM
"His first meeting with Edmonton at the Combine lasted 25, 30 minutes. They just kind of talked about general stuff, then he left! He was kind of surprised they didn't talk a little longer!" Daren Millard, moments before Connor McDavid's draft moment. In fact, a longer visit wasn't necessary. The die was cast.
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July 10 2015 06:30AM
Canucks front office moves, the Leafs re-sign Martin Marincin, the Oilers take Justin Schultz to arbitration, the Flames cap crunch and more in this week's Roundup.
July 09 2015 01:47PM
We're getting to that time of year again where not a whole lot is going on that's Oilers related, but we still need something to read... or at least look at. Ladies and gentlemen, it's photoshop time!
July 09 2015 11:32AM
BAKERSFIELD, California – For those that have never been to the city before, Bakersfield, California, is about two hours north of Los Angeles and known mostly as the home of both country music legend Merle Haggard and NASCAR superstar Kevin Harvick.
July 08 2015 08:14AM
Anders Nilsson was drafted in the third round of the 2009 NHL draft. He played two more seasons in Sweden, before coming to North America to play in the New York Islanders organization. He played 75 games in the AHL and 25 in the NHL over three seasons with New York, but left of the KHL last year.
The Oilers acquired him from Chicago on Monday and promptly signed him to a $1 million, one-year, one-way contract.
I knew very little about him, other than watching him play for Sweden at the World Championships, so I asked goaltending guru, Kevin Woodley, for some insight on Nilsson.