Beer Budget

The salary cap crunch and shoestring budget Ken Holland faced going into the opening of free agency Monday wasn’t his fault, but as the guy charged with cleaning up the mess left by Peter Chiarelli as the POHO and GM of the Edmonton Oilers, it certainly was and is his problem.


Oilers among teams interested in Patrick Maroon

The Oilers had a fairly quiet first day of free agency on Canada Day, but don’t expect Ken Holland is packing it up for the summer just yet. There are still holes on the Oilers’ roster, particularly up front, left to fill with players who fall through the cracks.


Holland’s Passion On Display

Ken Holland addressed the media and fans during a 20-minute press conference yesterday outlining the Oilers moves on day one of free agency. The Oilers weren’t a big participant in the free agent frenzy, which shouldn’t have surprised anyone. They simply didn’t have enough cap space to really get involved, but I see that as…


All About Ilya Konovalov

With their third pick at the 2019 NHL Draft, the Oilers stepped up and grabbed 20-year-old goaltender, Ilya Konovalov, from Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL. In 2018-19, Konovalov won the Rookie of the Year award for this past season, making him the first goaltender to do so since Andrei Vasilevskiy. While some folks were upset…