July 06 2016 01:30PM
The Oilers committed to a new look, a different feel to their roster when they traded Hall for Larsson then stepped up to acquire Lucic. However, it’s not as simple as one LW out and another LW in to his spot. Milan Lucic isn’t going to be replacing Taylor Hall in this lineup. At least, not based on what we’ve heard so far.
July 06 2016 10:33AM
Dave Brown spent just 140 regular season games and 26 more in playoffs as a member of the Edmonton Oilers, but if there’s ever been more of a bad-ass and a flat-out stone-cold killer who was more feared by opponents in a long line of notable enforcers, I haven’t met him.
July 05 2016 06:25PM
Canadian hockey fans wave a flag and display a banner. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
In honour of our great Nation's 149th birthday, we're counting down the top ten Oilers players who have red and white flowing through their veins. Throughout the franchise's history, Oilers fans have had the privilege of watching many of the greats sporting the copper and blue as well as spending time with Team Canada. In today's Top 10 Tuesday we look at the best Canadian players to ever wear an Oilers jersey.
Chris the Intern
July 05 2016 02:15PM
It's been just under a week since the most devastating Oiler trade since Ryan Smyth. How are you guys doing? Judging by comments on the website and on Twitter I can tell some people are still upset, some people are coming around, and some people have always been okay with what went down. Thankfully, I'm not here to talk about how bad the trade was, I'm here to help those that are still feeling slighted as a result of the trade. I'm here to cure your sorrows, and make you smile. Here are five ways to get over the Taylor Hall trade.
July 05 2016 12:22PM
Milan Lucic was elated and energized at his first press conference. He was very clear on why he signed in Edmonton, and was well aware of the organization's past struggles. He didn't mince his words when describing how it was to play against the Oilers, but also how having Connor McDavid on the roster meant good times were ahead.
A few things stood out for me at his media avail and later when I spoke with him one-on-one.