Weekly Rumours – Are the Oilers Interested in a Defenseman?

It’s June 30th, which in the past meant that the first official day of a new NHL season was coming up tomorrow and the first day that unrestricted free agents are open to sign with whatever team they’d like. That’s not the case this season, as the NHL’s adjusted calendar has free agency opening on…


Oilersnation Radio Episode 146 – The Nugent-Hopkins Episode

The weekend is nearly here and that means we’re back with a brand new episode of Oilersnation Radio to make sense of everything that’s happened here in Edmonton and around the NHL over the last seven days. On this week’s show, we looked at the Ryan Nugent-Hopkins contract extension, McDavid adds to his trophy case,…


All Star Team Snubs

Leon Draisaitl finished second in NHL scoring with 84 points. But he didn’t make the second All-star team. Was it a snub? How many other top scoring forwards didn’t make the first or second team all-star squad? I decided to take a dive into previous years and see what occurred.


Thoughts on RNH’s Eight-Year Contract

It looks like Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will become only the second player in franchise history to play 1,000 games with the Edmonton Oilers. RNH has signed an eight-year deal with a $5.125m AAV to remain in Edmonton according to TSN’s Ryan Rishaug. 


Everything is Fine

Having attended the type of availability commissioner Gary Bettman granted media yesterday a time or two, I’ve seen him deliver the same kind of jaw-dropping answers with a straight face reporters got before the Tampa Bay Lightning lapped the Montreal Canadiens 5-1 in the first game of the Stanley Cup final.