While the Oilers took a home-run swing with Matvei Petrov in the sixth round, their selection of Jake Chiasson two rounds earlier is more of a safe bet to become a quality depth NHL forward.
After two years at the helm of the Edmonton Oilers, this summer represented Ken Holland’s first real opportunity to put his stamp on the team.
The Edmonton Oilers have had a clear focus on adding highly-skilled forwards to their farm system over the last couple of drafts.
Markus Niemelainen has put himself on the map among Oilers’ prospects over the past year.
Darnell Nurse is going to be staying in Edmonton long-term.
It isn’t much, but it’s something.
We’ve made our way through the busy period of the NHL off-season but there are still a few interesting names on the open market who could help the Oilers.
DFO Rundown: Cost for Joonas Korpisalo might be Mikko Koskinen, Dmitri Samorukov, and a first-round pick
Ken Holland has already had a busy off-season but the summer is far from over.
Ken Holland has had a busy summer so far.
According to Elliotte Friedman, Bear has been traded to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for forward Warren Foegele.
The Edmonton Oilers are planning to buy out the remainder of James Neal’s contract.
The Arizona Coyotes are in full-on blow-up mode this summer.