Golden Knights sign defenceman Griffin Reinhart to two-year contract

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2017-07-15

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Value Deals 2017-18: Getting The Best Bang For Your Buck

Which Oilers will bring the best value next year? There’s nothing like getting a good deal. When the Oilers can swing a deal or a signing that pays off well beyond the dollars, that’s a time when management deserves much praise for making a good deal

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2017-07-15

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WHERE THE STREET LIGHTS ALL TURN BLUE

We don’t know where this team will peak over the next nine seasons, but we do know the heart of the order, or most of it. Much of the script has been written, with this season bringing balance to a roster that hasn’t seen it since the spring of 2006. PROJECTED OPENING NIGHT LINEUP, 2017-18

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2017-07-15

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Shots fired! Ex-Oilers winger blasts analytics guys for undervaluing intimidation

Laraque: “There’s many people in the media that… don’t know anything.” This in from former NHL Georges Laraque, talking to Bob Stauffer of Oilers Now, defending Edmonton Oilers forward Milan Lucic and blasting analytics guys who downplay the physical factor in hockey. Stauffer suggested to Laraque that analytics-based bloggers don’t like tough guys but

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-07-15

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“The Pisani” has landed

Since the day he left the Oilers organization, I’ve been waiting for the team to acquire another Fernando Pisani. The man who played a heroic role in the SCF against Carolina in 2006 brought a lot to the game. He was a quality mentor for young forwards, including names like Jarrett Stoll and Raffi Torres...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-07-15

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RE 17-18 CONNOR MCDAVID: EVERLONG

Connor McDavid IS the coming attraction. He is the fastest man in the world. McDavid is blur meets rumor meets legend. He’s 20. All futures are not created equal, and this one is going to be breathtaking, like the first time you saw the ocean. Greatness in 200 feet, 60 minutes at a time. (Everlong) CONNOR MCDAVID 2016-17 5×5 points per 60: 2.89 (1st among regular forwards, No. 1 NHL) 5×4 points per 6

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2017-07-14

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Milan Lucic brought instant "street cred" to Edmonton Oilers, but oh, that contract

2016-17 Edmonton Oilers in review Milan Lucic

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2017-07-14

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Edmonton Oilers: Oscar Klefbom on His Way to Elite

The Edmonton Oilers knew how much they were committing when they signed Oscar Klefbom to a seven-year contract extension prior to the 2015-16 campaign. Two seasons later, they are seeing that deal pay off. Though Klefbom missed a significant amount of time in the 2015-16 season battling staph infection, he returned this past season and […] Edmonton Oilers: Oscar Klefbom on His Way to E

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2017-07-14

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Edmonton Oilers: Oscar Klefbom on His Way to Elite

The Edmonton Oilers knew how much they were committing when they signed Oscar Klefbom to a seven-year contract extension prior to the 2015-16 campaign. Two seasons later, they are seeing that deal pay off. Though Klefbom missed a significant amount of time in the 2015-16 season battling staph infection, he returned this past season and […] Edmonton Oilers: Oscar Klefbom on His Way t

Source: Oil On Whyte
Date: 2017-07-14

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Kings of Offence?

The Los Angeles Kings and offensive force would be akin to me being a leader for trendy new hairstyles. Unlikely. The Kings have finished top-ten in goals scored once in the past seven seasons. They were 25th this season and 14th, 18th, 26th, 10th, 29th and 25th dating back to 2010/2011. In 2012 they were...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2017-07-14

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After Ference retires, look back at other steals from the draft’s nine-round era

Andrew Ference officially hung up his skates Tuesday after more than 900 games in the NHL, and he'll go down as one of the best steals of the NHL draft's nine-round era. But who else fits the bill? The writing was on the wall for Andrew Ference in 2015-16 when he was able to suit up for just six games while attempting to battle through injury. Then, this past season, when Ference was sidelined for the entire campaign with a hip injury, it seemed only a matter of time. So, when th

Source: The Hockey News
Date: 2017-07-14

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Auvitu signing could offer Oilers blue line depth

Source: Fan Rag Sports
Date: 2017-07-14

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