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Free Agency Begins For The Oilers - Updates: Smith, Granlund, Chiasson

July 1, 2019 - 11:48 AM ET

Follow @SMaloughney UPDATES A quiet day for the Edmonton Oilers sees them on the outside of a number of moves. Edmonton had been pursuing centre Valtteri Filppula but he has signed with the Detroit Red Wings. It looks as though Gustav Nyquist is heading to Columbus. The free agency solid op...

A Quiet July 1st Is Likely For The Best

July 2, 2019 - 1:42 PM ET

Ladies and gentlemen may I present your 2019/2020 Edmonton Oilers! Draisaitl-McDavid-Kassian Lucic-RNH-Chiasson Nygard-Granlund-Gagner Khaira-Cave-Haas Brodziak Klefbom-Larsson Nurse-Russell Jones-Benning Koskinen Smith So... raise your hand if you're excited! (crickets...old m...

Edmonton Needs To Throw Their Hat In For The Gusev Sweepstakes

July 3, 2019 - 7:15 PM ET

Welp the early bird gets the worm. Todd Cordell already shared his own thoughts on the player and the link to his blog is right here. WHO IS NIKITA GUSEV? Nikita Gusev is a 5'9 160lb Russian right winger who can do things like the above with the puck. I know sick shootout moves are not i...

Revisiting the Rangers and Oilers as Trade Partners

July 8, 2019 - 6:13 PM ET

It is summer time, vacation for many, including some General Managers. As the summer continues onwards, more and more GM's will start to turn their phones off and relax, knowing their roster is set for the fall. For Ken Holland that time has not yet come... in fact isn't even close. The Oilers...

In No Particular Order: Options Leaving, Scouting Changes, Lucic Deal?

July 12, 2019 - 1:28 PM ET

Apologies for the delay between blogs. I keep waiting for the Oilers to do something worth discussing but as every day continues the odds of the team making a big change grow smaller and smaller. A few interesting pieces of information have broken over the past few days, none interesting enough...

Josh Archibald Signing Immediately Makes Oilers Cup Favourites

July 16, 2019 - 1:56 PM ET

Wow! So far the Oilers summer has been a pretty huge disappointment. With Ken Holland so far keeping 90% of the roster that led to a 25th place finish last season and adding a number of 4th and fringe 3rd line players to eat up the remaining amount of the Oilers cap space things were looking ble...

Lucic Traded To Calgary For James Neal

July 19, 2019 - 5:19 PM ET

Well I picked a great time to be in Orlando. Not official from the teams yet but it appears as though the Oilers and Flames have agreed to swap bad contract for bad contract, with the Oilers retaining a bit of salary and offering a conditional pick. At first glance this is a win for Edmonton w...

In No Particular Order- Margarita Edition

July 22, 2019 - 9:34 AM ET

As I sit beside the pool, palm trees overhead and a sneaking suspicion that I sweat off all my sunscreen, another thought enters my head. My margarita glass is empty. After I get another I start to think about the Oilers. THE MILAN LUCIC DEAL I shared some quick thoughts on the deal went...