Rumor Roundup: Oilers not done trying to shop Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
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Throughout 2015-16, Edmonton Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was a fixture in the NHL trade rumor mill. Entering this off-season, the 22-year-old was considered the Oiler most likely to be dealt this summer, preumably for a top-four defenseman. Oilers…Share Tweet
Adam Larsson expects to up production, step into bigger role with Oilersthehockeynews.com Jul 26 (yesterday)The one-for-one swap that brought Adam Larsson to Edmonton and sent Taylor Hall to New Jersey caught just about everyone off guard, and the reaction among many was that the Devils had gotten the better of the deal. One reason the general consensus swaye…Share Tweet
Will Edmonton’s growing defense be enough for a playoff spot?thehockeynews.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)The best-before date on “crucial season for the Oilers,” expired long ago, but the goal is still the same for 2016-17: get back to the post-season for the first time in, now, more than a decade. Milan Lucic has replaced Taylor Hall as a top-line winger,…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Trading Yakupov won’t be easy for Oilersthehockeynews.com Jul 23 (5 days ago)Throughout last season, Edmonton Oilers right wing Nail Yakupov was frequently mentioned as a potential trade candidate. Entering this off-season, speculation persisted the 2012 first-overall draft pick would be dealt at some point. Oilers GM Peter Chia…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Shattenkirk possible target for Rangers after Brassard tradethehockeynews.com Jul 21 (7 days ago)After weeks of anticipation, the New York Rangers finally made a significant roster move this summer. On Monday, they dealt center Derick Brassard and a seventh-round pick in 2018 to the Ottawa Senators for center Mika Zibanejad and a 2018 second-round …Share Tweet
The five early off-season moves that will have the biggest impactthehockeynews.com Jul 19There’s still nearly three months until the NHL campaign opens, which will leave the league’s 30 teams with ample time to tune and tweak their rosters as opening night approaches. However, a few teams have made big splashes this off-season. Some have go…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Bruins need to look to free agents for blueline helpthehockeynews.com Jul 16The Boston Bruins efforts to bolster their defense via the trade market hasn’t panned out so far. The asking prices for available blueliners such as St. Louis’ Kevin Shattenkirk, Minnesota’s Matt Dumba and Anaheim’s Cam Fowler are rumored to be expensiv…Share Tweet
Which players could take on the six vacant captaincies?thehockeynews.com Jul 15Four players became first-time captains in the NHL ahead of the 2015-16 season, each to varying degrees of success. In San Jose, Joe Pavelski took over as captain after years of speculation that he was the next in line to wear the ‘C’ for the Sharks. In…Share Tweet
Oilers sign fourth-overall pick Puljujarvi to entry-level contractNHL.com Jul 13EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have signed Jesse Puljujarvi, the fourth-overall pick at the 2016 NHL draft, to a three-year entry level contract. The 18-year-old forward spent last season with the Finish Elite League's Oulu Karpat, recording ...Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 13AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez Justin Schultz found a home with the Pittsburgh Penguins after being dealt in February from the Edmonton Oilers. On Wednesday, he extended his stay by another year in hopes of winning a second Stanley Cup. The Penguins annou…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 7The trade that sent Taylor Hall to New Jersey for Adam Larsson stunned the hockey world, to the point that it became somewhat difficult to react with the same incredulity to Steven Stamkos remaining in Tampa or PK Subban getting traded to Nashville. The…Share Tweet
The CHL won’t be getting Eeli Tolvanen or Klim Kostin this yearthehockeynews.com Jul 5The CHL Import Draft can bring some incredible talents to major junior teams, but some franchises can get stung when they shoot for the moon. Two franchises that appear to be in that situation are the OHL’s Oshawa Generals and WHL’s Kootenay Ice. I’ve b…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: The latest on Tyson Barrie, Kevin Shattenkirk, and Cam Fowlerthehockeynews.com Jul 4As the dust settles from the opening weekend of the NHL’s annual unrestricted free-agent frenzy, teams that missed out on the best UFA talent could turn to the trade market. For several clubs, that means pursuing a top-pairing defenseman. After the Edmo…Share Tweet
Edmonton Oilers sign winger Taylor Beck to one-year contractNHL.com Jul 3EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers signed winger Taylor Beck to a one-year contract on Sunday. The 25-year-old scored 17 goals and 17 assists in 50 games last season for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey L...Share Tweet
Edmonton Oilers sign defenceman Ethan Bear to entry-level contractNHL.com Jul 2EDMONTON - Defenceman Ethan Bear and the Edmonton Oilers agreed to a three-year entry level contract on Saturday. The 19-year-old Bear appeared in 69 games with the Western Hockey League's Seattle Thunderbirds last season, scoring 19 goals an...Share TweetFor too long, the Edmonton Oilers have been an easy mark. For too long, their young players have been in a losing culture and have learned their lessons well. For too long they’ve been too complacent, not physical enough and seemed to accept losing a li…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 30Less than 24 hours before the free agency period begins, several NHL teams got to work on some housekeeping Thursday. Six teams placed players on unconditional waivers for the purpose of a buyout. The NHL’s buyout window closes at 5 p.m. ET on Thursday.…Share Tweet
Everything is happening: Recapping the craziest 53 minutes the NHL has seen in yearsthehockeynews.com Jun 30During a 2011 NHL playoff game between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins, iconic ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ play-by-play man Bob Cole exclaimed ‘Everything is happening!” during a frantic series of play. It has become a go-to saying for hockey fans…Share Tweet
Can we make any sense of the Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson trade?thehockeynews.com Jun 29For a fleeting moment, before P.K. Subban, Shea Weber and Steven Stamkos stole the spotlight, Wednesday’s blockbuster trade between the Edmonton Oilers and New Jersey Devils was the off-season’s biggest story. Left winger Taylor Hall for defenseman Adam…Share TweetDevils acquire 'slighted' Hall in trade with OilersShare Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 29As the July 1 opening day of the 2016 NHL unrestricted free agent market approaches, speculation is heating up over potential destinations of the top free-agent stars. TSN’s Pierre LeBrun believes the Detroit Red Wings, Buffalo Sabres, and Toronto Maple…Share Tweet
Oilers sign winger Iiro Pakarinen to one-year dealNHL.com Jun 27EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have signed winger Iiro Pakarinen to a one-year contract. The 24-year-old registered 13 points (five, eight assists) and eight penalty minutes in 63 games with the Oilers last season. The six-foot-one, 215-po...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 27With the 2016 NHL draft now history, here’s a look at some notable speculation that emerged from the weekend. All eyes are firmly upon the Tampa Bay Lightning and their contract talks with pending unrestricted free agent center Steven Stamkos. Since Fri…Share Tweet
Elevated Plays Of The WeekMar 13Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including Hurricanes Alexander Semin's diving goal.
Sutter Leads Penguins Past OilersMar 12Brandon Sutter scored twice in the Penguins' 6-4 win over the Oilers.
Pulkkinen, Red Wings Down OilersMar 9Teemu Pulkkinen scored a goal and recorded an assist in the Red Wings' 5-2 win over the Oilers.
Canadiens Pick Up Petry For Pair Of PicksMar 2The Canadiens grabbed one of the last rental defensemen available in Jeff Petry from the Oilers for a pair of draft picks.