July 17 2016 10:25AM
Among the players procured this spring and summer by the Edmonton Oilers, Drake Caggiula is unique. He played college hockey a year ago, is a winger who has played center, he is a substantial offensive player who also killed penalties at UND. Now that the big moves of free agency and the trades have subsided, we have time to look at a wild card option for Edmonton in 2016-17.
July 17 2016 07:00AM
Every day that passes without the Oilers adding an offensive defender to their group makes it feel like this club is done making significant changes to the blueline. This thought scares me. One of the great failings of the Edmonton Oilers a year ago was a definitive lack of offense from the blueline.
July 16 2016 10:46AM
The Edmonton Oilers need shooters. In trading Taylor Hall—who delivered 286 shots to lead the team by over 100—the club opened a large area of need. Who is going to be Edmonton's straight shooter in 2016-17?
July 15 2016 09:00AM
Jesse Puljujarvi may or may not be NHL-ready next season. If he is capable of playing in the majors, he may not score right away. It’s important to say these things now so that he’s not branded a disappointment if he fails to meet some of the sky-high expectations out there.
July 15 2016 07:00AM
When the 1999-2000 season began, Peter Pocklington was already out as owner, the EIG was signing the cheques and the franchise’s penchant for leaning heavily on the Boys on the Bus continued unabated with more changes grabbing a lot of the headlines.