Welcome to The Revisiting Series where we, well, revisit things. Today, we’re continuing our look at the Oilers four first overall picks in franchise history. Yesterday, we took a look at the Fall for Hall, so we’re picking up right where we left off.
In an Edmonton Oilers news and rumors update, Zack Kassian has found himself on the receiving end of a few humorous shots from his teammates and both Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid talk about what’s going on with their downtime and what they’d like to see going forward with the NHL season.
nb游戏平台 On March 30th, 1979 the NHL announced it would be adding four teams from the World Hockey Association (WHA) and expand from 17 teams to 21. The Winnipeg Jets, Quebec Nordiques, Hartford Whalers and Edmonton Oilers became expansion teams.
While the Edmonton Oilers take this time away from hockey action to look at free agency, their current roster, and what comes next, should the NHL not resume regular season play, there is one player who may get the shaft.
Yesterday, Edmonton Oilers defenceman, Matt Benning, posted another quick video to his Instagram page to check in with fans and keep everyone updated on what he’s been up to during the NHL work stoppage.
Welcome to The Revisiting Series where we, well, revisit things. The year was 2009. I was 14. I loved hockey and still do. It was the days leading up to the NHL’s free agency period, and all the talk was about how the Edmonton Oilers were about to acquire Dany Heatley from the Ottawa Senators.
When I wrote last week’s Prospect Update, inexplicably the Russian leagues were still set to go full steam ahead. Even though the two non-Russian teams in the playoff had pulled out, leaving their whole format in shambles.
It was three years ago on this fateful day that the Edmonton Oilers clinched their first playoff birth in 11 years. Goals from Eric Gryba and Connor McDavid gave the Oilers a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings on that March 28th.
On Friday afternoon, four of the Pacific Division captains (Connor McDavidnb游戏平台, Mark Giordano, Bo Horvat, and Oliver Ekman-Larsson) sat down for a conference call about everything from the state of the league, to playoffs, to what they’re doing at home in quarantine and I wanted to put together a quick recap on some of the topics they covered.
Jaromir Jagr had one of the most interesting career arcs in recent memory. After posting 71 points and helping the New York Rangers reach the second round of the playoffs in 2007-08, general manager Glen Sather decided not to keep Jagr around.
nb游戏平台 I don’t know if you were around to catch it, but last night I was a guest on the Oilers Live podcast. We talked about the Edmonton Oilers roster in general, what we liked, didn’t like, what changes we think it could use.
As we noted when we took at look at the future of Kris Russell, next season, the Edmonton Oilers will have some decisions to make. As NHL owners and GM’s meet in conference calls this week — much of the talk likely surrounding next season’s potential salary cap — the topic of compliance buyouts will undoubtedly come up.
It's too early to put the dynamic duo of Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl in the same category as Wayne Gretzky and Jari Kurri. But the former first overall draft pick and the German power forward are certainly making a case for heading in that direction...