It’s free agency day in the NHL and that means we’re back with an emergency episode of Oilersnation Radio to make sense of everything that’s happened here in Edmonton and around the NHL. On this week’s show, we looked at Zach Hyman’s deal, the Ethan Bear trade, Tyson Barrie’s extension, and a whole lot more.
The Edmonton Oilers have signed centre Derek Ryan to a two-year year contract with a $1.25 million AAV.
Does re-signing Tyson Barrie and trading Ethan Bear help the Edmonton Oilers? There isn’t an easy answer, but to look at it correctly we need to look at all angles. Let’s start with the basics. Barrie has been a regular NHLer for the past eight seasons. So let’s look at what has occurred to date.
Like Edmonton Oilers’ GM Ken Holland, fans of the Oil Drop were revved up and ready to roll this morning. Holland had made three separate deals and fans were complaining about at least two of them BEFORE the UFA season officially opened at 10 a.m. The early bird gets the worm. Much debate to follow.
Jujhar Khaira has found a new home.
The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Cody Ceci to a four-year contract with an AAV of $3.25-million.
According to Elliotte Friedman, Bear has been traded to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for forward Warren Foegele.
Happy free agency day, hockey people! Here we are to once again kick off the NHL’s annual shopping season and break down the decisions that NHL general managers get to make with their owner’s money. It’s a timeless tradition around these parts, and one that we’ll jump in on regardless of how busy the Oilers…
The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Tyson Barrie to a three-year contract extension with an AAV of $4.5-million.
The Edmonton Oilers have officially signed Zach Hyman to a seven-year contract with an AAV of $5.5-million.