Matt O’Connor could be an NHL goalie for the Oilers before year-end

Jonathan Willis
March 21 2015 09:52AM

By now, most readers here will have heard about Matt O’Connor, the 23-year-old college free agent currently enjoying a career year as the starting goaltender for Boston University. O’Connor currently has a job; he turned aside 32 of 33 shots last night to help BU advance to the Hockey East Final, but in short order his college season will be done and he’ll be looking for his next challenge.

It might come as a member of the Edmonton Oilers, and it might come before the end of this season.

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Nation World HQ
March 21 2015 08:00AM


In an effort to keep fans aware of the comings and goings of the other teams in the Smythe Pacific Division… The fine folks at The Royal Half have created the Pacific War Room… a wrap-up of the past week in the Pacific from some of the best and brightest bloggers who cover Pacific Division teams. In order of the Pacific Division standings… we present the Pacific War Room!

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March 20 2015 08:07PM

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Year One for Craig MacTavish as GM saw several impressive moves (covered here) and despite bitter disappointment there was hope for the future. As year two of the MacT regime winds down, what did the GM do to improve the team?

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Derek Roy, Anton Lander and Leon Draisaitl isn’t enough

Jonathan Willis
March 20 2015 02:59PM


Once again, the Edmonton Oilers are facing tough decisions at centre ice. A year ago, they talked themselves into going with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Boyd Gordon and a bunch of uninspiring maybes. This year, the maybes are a little more compelling, but the basic choice remains the same.

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A JSBM CARTOON: Oiler Summer Plans

March 20 2015 12:00PM

The Edmonton Oilers brass got together to discuss strategy heading into one of the most important off seasons in recent Oilers history. The results? 

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