Welcome Back Boys!

Jason Strudwick
March 14 2013 09:08AM

It is over! The longest road trip in Edmonton Oilers history. Crazy! To be honest, in this shortened season, a long road trip like that isn't fair for one team to have to go on. Spending that much time in a row on the road really puts strain on the players. Flying from city to city, moving from one hotel to the next sounds sexy but it isn't. Ask anyone who travels a lot for work. It is tiring.

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OILERS AT THE DEADLINE

Lowetide
March 13 2013 08:19PM

At last year's trade deadline, the Edmonton Oilers sent away 2-way defender Tom Gilbert in favor of veteran defensive defenseman Nick Schultz. It capped a 3-year period where Edmonton sent away quality, veteran players. Will we see the same this time?

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Edmonton Oilers waive Ben Eager

Jonathan Willis
March 13 2013 10:40AM

 

The Edmonton Oilers have placed veteran forward Ben Eager on waivers.

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If they redid the 2012 Draft, would Nail Yakupov still go first overall?

Jonathan Willis
March 13 2013 08:37AM

The Hockey News just did their annual Future Watch issue, surveying scouts from every NHL team and asking them to rank the best prospects in the game. Is Nail Yakupov still seen as the cream of the 2012 crop?

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OVERNIGHT SENSATION (AFTER ALL THIS TIME)

Lowetide
March 12 2013 10:36PM

Magnus Paajarvi took a circuitous route to the NHL, considering he starting his North American career in the NHL. After spending plenty of his entry level deal in the AHL--along with 121 in the NHL--he appears to have arrived as an overnight sensation.

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