For somebody whose candidacy for the Edmonton Oilers’ vacant GM job was dismissed, downplayed or flat-out scoffed at by many “hockey insiders” just a few days ago, Ken Holland’s name is sure coming up a lot lately.
Hello friends, we’re back with another episode of Oilersnation Radio! It’s our 35th episode, can you believe it?
We’re on the home stretch here, folks. The General Manager search of 2019 is close to coming to a close, and we have our prime candidate. Sources are saying that the Oilers are very close to finishing the ongoing negotiations with the current Senior Vice President, and former General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings,…
This is an important time for the Edmonton Oilers. The fanbase’s angst is at an all-time high with the team failing to make the playoffs in back-to-back seasons despite great play from Connor McDavid. As a result, many fans have shown skepticism to renew their season tickets.
If they could, would the Oilers hire Babcock; Flames need to sign Tkachuk now; removing hitting in hockey; could the Canucks trade for Jack Hughes; what if Marner sits out the year; is Paul Maurice safe; remembering Jason Botchford; and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Sumo Jerky.