May 09 2015 08:07PM
Edmonton's coaching situation is obviously the item at the top of G.M. Peter Chiarelli's to-do list, and it appears he isn't wasting any time. According to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman, the Oilers are in hot pursuit of Todd McLellan, and the team hasn't let up despite the fact that Detroit's Mike Babcock is now testing the market.
May 09 2015 02:26PM
Matt O’Connor passed on the Oilers today to sign with the Ottawa Senators. As Edmonton was one of the finalists it’s obvious that their situation in net appealed to O’Connor, but ultimately he chose development over opportunity.
May 09 2015 07:00AM
Mikko Rantanen is a quality two-way winger who played in a top pro league (SM-Liiga) at age 18. His output in the Finnish elite league (56GP, 9-19-28) suggests real offensive ability.
How good is Mikko Rantanen?
May 08 2015 03:13PM
There will be no debates, at least sane ones anyways, over who the Oilers select first overall at the upcoming NHL draft. They are taking Connor McDavid, but what will happen with the #16 pick?
The Oilers would love to use that pick along with a package of other players and/or draft picks to acquire a veteran NHL D-man.
How realistic is that idea?
May 08 2015 10:28AM
The Mike Babcock bidding war is officially open.