Oilers Sign Peckham, Danis, Keller

Jonathan Willis
July 04 2011 08:31PM

The Oilers continued their busy summer, inking unrestricted free agents Yann Danis and Ryan Keller to one-year deals today while at the same time re-upping defenseman Theo Peckham for another season.

All three signings are likely positives; Peckham had a strong rookie season and will have a role on the big club in 2011-12, while Danis and Keller will both be key cogs for Oklahoma.

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On Eager and Hordichuk

Jonathan Willis
July 04 2011 07:59PM

The Oilers had an unexpectedly busy time of things on July 1. I’ve already considered in detail the excellent signing of Eric Belanger, as well as the reworking of their defensive corps, but I haven’t looked in depth at the signings of Ben Eager and Darcy Hordichuk to this point. I think it’s time to change that.

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The Nashville Predators and the salary cap floor

Cam Charron
July 04 2011 03:14PM

The trade that sent Brett Lebda to the Nashville Predators is an intriguing one for two reasons, and the strategy behind the deal for both teams is one that we may see more often as rich teams attempt to maximize their spending money and lesser teams attempt to maximize the value they get from their players.

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July 03 2011 09:43PM

Get ready to have a good laugh Nation. There has been a trade between Minnesota and San Jose if you haven`t already heard.

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Robin Brownlee
July 03 2011 05:24PM

I can only guess that the young groom on the right was a very happy man when this photograph was taken, even if it's not necessarily a pretty picture to those with no emotional skin in the game.

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