March 04 2014 12:19PM
Craig MacTavish looks like he has made his decision for his goalies next season. A day after signing Ben Scrivens to a two-year deal, he traded Ilya Bryzgalov to Minnesota for a 4th round pick, and then he acquired Viktor Fasth from Anaheim for 5th round pick in 2014 and a 3rd round pick in 2015.
March 03 2014 05:55PM
Even with today's signing of Ben Scrivens to a two-year contract, it's understandable fans of the Edmonton Oilers want to see GM Craig MacTavish make a big bang – a "bold move," to borrow from MacT -- between now and the NHL trade deadline. I don’t see it happening.
Given what I know, what I've heard and what common sense suggests, it's far more likely MacTavish's strategy going into the deadline will be to free up roster spots and set the table for more substantial moves during the off-season by moving pending unrestricted free agents and spare parts.
March 03 2014 10:54AM
The Oilers have signed Ben Scrivens to a two-year extension worth a total of $4.6 million.
Scrivens will be at $2.3 million cap hit, and It will be interesting to see who the Oilers sign to battle/platoon with him next season.
March 02 2014 01:24PM
Captain Canada. Mr. Oiler. Ryan freaking Smyth. Does he want to go? Can we endure one more airport moment? Is there a market? Oh my. This again.
March 01 2014 09:50AM
It's an ill will she blows this morning, ladies and men. We are stone cold frozen, indoors, outdoors and in the western conference. The blues aren't blue enough, the country tear-jerkers can't find the lines, the poets can't stop the clocks in rhyme.
The Battle of Alberta is desolation row.