Edmonton Oilers Full Schedule Details

The draft is upon us and it’s a great time of the year if you’re a fan of a team that missed the playoffs and haven’t had much to talk about for the better part of three months. Every year around the draft a couple of major announcements happen and two of those occurred today…


The Wild Card

A few weeks ago Jesperi Kotkaniemi would have been described as the true wild card in this years top ten. As we’ve moved closer to the draft that I think that label now belongs to Swedish blueliner Adam Boqvist.


The NHL 2018-19 NHL salary cap is set

Though it’s been assumed for quite some time, we finally have a salary cap figure for the 2018-19 season. The salary cap ceiling has been set at $79.5 million while the basement $58.8 million


Recapping Peter Chiarelli’s pre-draft media scrum

With the first round of the NHL Draft coming up tomorrow night, Peter Chiarelli spoke to the media this morning to give a little bit of insight as to what he’s got planned for the weekend, the Milan Lucic trade rumours, buying out Eric Gryba and much more. Let’s break it down.


Draft Targets

The Oilers will have six picks in this weekend’s NHL Entry Draft. I decided to spend my Wednesday night in Dallas going through the draft rankings and identifying a couple of guys the Oilers should target with each pick. Don’t feel bad for me though, it’s super humid in Dallas and Tombstone is on AMC….


Will the Oilers Trade Up or Trade Down?

The Oilers have the 10th pick in Friday’s draft. We know GM Peter Chiarelli is open to trading the pick to acquire a right-shot, puck-moving defender, but what about moving up a few spots, or possibly moving down to acquire more draft picks? What would it cost?


The Market for RFA Defensemen

There is a general belief that the Oilers will be aggressive in pursuing a dynamic offensive defenseman this summer. The most talked about targets include Justin Faulk, Torey Krug, Tyson Barrie, and Erik Karlsson.