Oilersnation Radio Episode 150 – The Free Agency Emergency Show

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.


Barrie Signing, Bear Trade. What does it Mean?

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.


The Early Bird

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.


NHL Free Agency Live Blog

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…