Report: Edmonton Oilers to sign Jason LaBarbera

Jonathan Willis
July 05 2013 09:31AM

 

Photo: Michael Wifall/Wikimedia

Rumour has it that the Oilers will kick off free agency by signing goaltender Jason LaBarbera.

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A FRENZIED FRIDAY

Robin Brownlee
July 05 2013 12:07AM

The moaning and whining in some corners about big talk and no action from Edmonton Oilers GM Craig MacTavish was only hours old Thursday when MacT pulled off a STFU move by unloading captain Shawn Horcoff and his bloated contract to the Dallas Stars.

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PAUL LORIEAU PASSES AWAY

Wanye
July 04 2013 08:30PM

 

It has just come to our attention that Oilers long time anthem singer Paul Lorieau passed away a few days back. If you will pardon the delay, we can't help but feel that OilersNation should take pause and remember this great man who entertained us all on many a frozen night over the years.

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HORCOFF TO DALLAS...

Jason Gregor
July 04 2013 06:24PM

 

Craig MacTavish's first major move happened today when he traded Shawn Horcoff to the Dallas Stars. Bob McKenzie tweeted that Horcoff is off to Dallas. We found out later via Darren Dreger that Horcoff was moved for D-man Philip Larsen and a 7th round pick in 2016. The Oilers didn't have to eat any salary in the deal, so they just freed up $5.5 million in cap space.
 

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BUY, BUY BELANGER

Jason Gregor
July 04 2013 12:06PM

The Oilers have placed centre Eric Belanger on waivers for the purpose of buying out the final year of his contract.

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