The Pitch

With the Vegas Golden Knights out of the playoff picture, timing is no longer an issue when it comes to Edmonton Oilers’ CEO Bob Nicholson getting a crack at Kelly McCrimmon in his search for a new general manager to replace Peter Chiarelli. Indications are that’s likely to happen in the next few days.


Connor McDavid nominated for the Ted Lindsay Award

For the third consecutive season, Oilers captain Connor McDavid has been nominated for the Ted Lindsay Award. The award, which will be handed out on June 19th at the NHL Awards, goes to the most outstanding player in the NHL as voted on by the NHL Players Association.


Hunter vs McCrimmon

Bob Nicholson has reportedly been interviewing candidates over the last couple of weeks and has even gone back for second interviews with a few candidates. Despite the talk that he has been busy, the only two outside names who we have heard connected to the vacant GM position are Mark Hunter and Kelly McCrimmon. Those…