February 06 2011 03:44PM
Being a credentialed member of the MSM means having access to information, sources and decision-makers leading up to the annual NHL trade deadline.
February 06 2011 08:01AM
This is Chris Phillips. He's rumored to be heading to the Edmonton Oilers. It is one of many rumors out in the ether that could impact the town team.
February 05 2011 09:39PM
As it stands today, at least four players have a legitimate shot at going first overall: defenceman Adam Larsson of the Swedish Elite League, and forwards Sean Couturier, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Gabriel Landeskog.
After looking through the numbers, I’m convinced that Nugent-Hopkins would be the wrong selection.
February 05 2011 03:34PM
Nikolai Khabibulin will try to end his 12-game losing streak tonight against the Blue Jackets, who are fittingly the last team he registered a win against back on December 16th. If Khabibulin can show as much resolve and strength as our young cheerleading prodigy above, then the Oilers might have a shot, but something tells me that even a rare 5:00 p.m. appearance on CBC won't help the Oilers.
February 05 2011 03:08PM
It took five-eighths of the season to do it, but the Edmonton Oilers have finally taken sole possession of 30th in the National Hockey League, thus giving them the best shot at the first overall pick in this summer’s NHL Entry Draft. But can they hold that position?
After the jump, a look at the current lottery standings, and the other contenders for the 30th slot and the best chance at this summer’s first overall pick.