October 11 2016 12:41PM
I’ve got a better feeling about the Edmonton Oilers heading into the 2016-17 NHL season than I’ve had in a long time. Optimism among fans abounds, as it always does at this time of year, and I think there’s some pretty good reasons for that.
October 11 2016 10:56AM
Eric Gryba on the verge of getting a one-year, two-way deal with EDM.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) October 11, 2016
According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, Eric Gryba is about to get a new deal with the Edmonton Oilers.
October 11 2016 10:01AM
The 2016-17 NHL season is upon us and that means it was, once again, time to sit the writers down, get their thoughts for the upcoming year, and figure out exactly the Oilers are as compared to last year. Fortunately for those of you reading this, we have all the answers to the questions you've been wondering about regardless of whether or not the Oilers will take our advice.
Let the arguments begin!
October 11 2016 08:00AM
For those too young to remember, stand-up comic and actor Rodney Dangerfield carved out a nice career in the 1970s and 1980s with his bug-eyed, tie-tugging “I don’t get no respect” shtick. For those who don’t remember Blair MacDonald, he was pretty much hockey’s version of Dangerfield as a member of the Edmonton Oilers.
October 10 2016 12:44PM
Just spoke with Kris Versteeg. Sounds very much like a guy with a contract agreed to in EDM. We will wait for announcement.— Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) October 10, 2016
According to Sportsnet's Mark Spector, the Oilers could be close to announcing a new contract for PTO forward Kris Versteeg.