First Star, Worst Star: January 4th, 2015

jeanshorts
January 04 2015 07:30AM

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Well gang, we did it, we made it to the year 2015. THE FUTURE IS NOW! And what also is now is this weeks First Star, Worst Star. 

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THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM

Nation World HQ
January 03 2015 09:00AM

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Another week is in the books, and that means it's time for another edition of the Pacific War Room. What is the Pacific War Room? Each week, our friends at the Royal Half round up a summary of the week that was from the best and brightest bloggers from around the Pacific Division.

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GDB 39.0 Wrap Up: Oilers @ Avalanche

baggedmilk
January 02 2015 10:02PM


Goodbye, my sweet DP.  We had a good time, but not for a long time.  Final Score: 2-1 Avalanche in the shootout.

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GDB 39.0: Another re-tooling begins, Perron traded.

Jason Gregor
January 02 2015 01:18PM

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Are the Oilers in Rebuild III? Many believe they are after trading David Perron to Pittsburgh for a 1st round pick this summer and journeyman winger Rob Klinkhammer.

I don't think they plan on rebuilding, but on the surface this trade doesn't make much sense. It clearly makes the Oilers worse today and for the next few years. A late first round pick this summer will not help this team for at least three years.

Unless they are planning on making a major move and needed to clear cap space, this trade is another backwards step if the end goal is to make the playoffs.

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David Perron traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins

Jonathan Willis
January 02 2015 10:23AM

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On Friday, the Edmonton Oilers finally put an end to rumours that had been circulating for months, sending David Perron to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a first round draft pick and Rob Klinkhammer. 

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