February 08 2011 10:29PM
Bruins GM, Peter Chiarelli traded Phil Kessel to the Toronto Maple Leafs on September 19th, 2009 for a first and second round pick in 2010 and a first rounder in 2011. This past June he used those picks to select Tyler Seguin and London Knight centre, Jared Knight, but it seems Chiarelli wants to trade this year's pick for someone who can help the Bruins right now.
Chiarelli was asked on WEEI radio in Boston if he'd consider trading Toronto's first round pick in 2011?
"Yeah, I'd look at it, sure. I've had discussions involving that pick. I certainly would look at it. We've got a lot of assets, so that alone allows us to be creative also … there's been one [deal] that we've thrown around here internally, I don't know that I would do it but it's something that warrants further discussion."
The last sentance is absolute brilliance on Chiarelli's behalf.
February 08 2011 05:38PM
Toronto head coach Ron Wilson takes a lot of flak, but he’s still an innovative head coach. One of the things he does is track goaltender performance in the shootout, analyzing whether various goaltenders struggle with left- or right-handed shots.
That got me wondering – do the Oilers’ goaltenders have a weakness against left- or right-handed shooters in the shootout?
February 08 2011 11:51AM
To further the announcement graciously made on our behalf by Lowetide, the OilersNation will be coming to a radio near you as soon as this Saturday. OOOO! The City grinds to a halt with excitement!
February 07 2011 05:09PM
This is Anton Lander. After returning to Sweden following the World Junior championships, Lander has stepped up his offense and might be the club's most complete prospect outside the NHL. How are the organization's top prospects doing so far in 2011?
February 07 2011 02:15PM
The old saying is there's no cheering from the press box, but there's one hockey game that's exempt from that, and it starts at the Sherwood Park acreage of Dr. Brent Saik this Friday.