Does Andrej Sekera need a right-shot partner?

Jonathan Willis
June 20 2016 08:13PM


One of the things that made Andrej Sekera attractive to the Oilers last summer—besides being the best defencemen on the free agent market—was versatility. He’s a two-way defencemen who does a little bit of everything and has experience playing both sides of the ice.

Given that experience, should Edmonton plan to bump him to the right side of its defensive depth chart, thereby clearing space on the left side and filling a need on the right?

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Oilers Re-sign Jordan Oesterle

June 20 2016 04:09PM


It's not the first pairing guy that we're after, but the Oilers took care of a bit of housekeeping today by re-signing RFA Jordan Oesterle to a one-year (two way) contract worth $585,000. 

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North By NorthGretz Podcast - Stanley Cup Winner Justin Schultz®

North By NorthGretz
June 20 2016 03:00PM


This week the boys gush over their favorite player, Stanley Cup Winner Justin Schultz®, talk about Chris The Intern becoming a man, try to figure out what the hell the Oilers are going to do about the defence, before another soul affirming edition of Ask The Idiots!

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Robin Brownlee
June 20 2016 01:00PM


Ten years ago today, I was on a flight from Raleigh to Edmonton. I was absolutely exhausted, toast, trying to digest what I’d seen over the previous eight weeks or so. At the same time, I was looking ahead to matters far more important.

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Monday Musings: Expansion, draft, trades and more

Jason Gregor
June 20 2016 11:15AM


There will be no shortage of NHL story lines this week. The NHL's 31st franchise, Las Vegas, will become official on Wednesday and, more importantly, the rules for the expansion draft will be finalized. Then we role into the 2016 NHL draft on Friday and Saturday and Saturday is also the first day unrestricted free agents can begin talking to NHL teams.

Buckle up, it should be a fun week.

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