May 12 2016 12:04PM
Our Scouting Report series continues today, and I will continue to focus on the biggest need for the Oilers; A right shot top-four defenceman. Last week we looked at Jason Demers, a potential UFA, and today we'll look at defender Justin Faulk, who would significantly bolster the Oilers blueline, but they would need to acquire him via trade.
May 12 2016 09:14AM
Zdeno Ciger is one of those players who always left me wanting more. In his case because I thought we were just starting to see the best of Ciger when he opted to call an end to his time with the awful Edmonton Oiler teams of the early 1990s and go home to Slovakia.
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.