A lot of things changed in the moment Edmonton’s luck reached its zenith. Since that moment, Oilers fans have been riding a roller coaster of emotions—another one this week when Todd McLellan was introduced as Edmonton’s coach.
The Oklahoma City Barons played their final game last night, falling by a single goal in the seventh game of their second-round series against the Utica Comets. After five seasons, the Oilers will be sending their prospects to a new AHL team in Bakersfield starting next year.
With his head coach in place, general manager Peter Chiarelli’s attention will now focus on supplying his new head coach with a lineup that can be competitive. Will Darnell Nurse be part of the 23-man roster?