Finally some news of note out of Edmonton Oilers Central Command.

According to TSN.ca:

"The Edmonton Oilers have avoided arbitration with forward Gilbert Brule, signing the 23-year old to a two-year contract worth $1.85 million per season.

"Gilbert made a big step last year in his development," said Oilers’ general manager Steve Tambellini. "We are excited to have him here in Edmonton and look forward to his continued contribution to the team."


More to come we are certain.

  • SurfacetoAirMissile

    The summer of Steve is progressing nicely!

    Draft bigger players for the future Check

    Cut the dead weight from the team aka Nilson and POS. Check

    Remove aging captain from the team Check

    Improve farm team with veteran AHLers Check

    Add vereran presence on blue line aka Vandermeer and resign Strudwick Check

    Add Big shot at the blueline on the PP aka Kurtis Foster Check

    Addition by subtraction aka Pouliot and Pisani Check

    Sign additional body guard for the younglings aka “The Bow Hunter” Check

    Keep your young emerging talent without over paying aka Brule Check