Kris Russell’s NMC Means Nothing! Here’s Why!

Source: Beer League Heroes
Date: 2018-02-14

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Bob Nicholson Wants the Oilers To Trade For “Another Top Pairing Defender”

Bob Nicholson Wants the Oilers To Trade For “Another Top Pairing Defender”

Oilers’ CEO is upset that the club is wallowing in their own filth this season. “It starts in the dressing room all the way up to me.” Source That’s

Source: Copper N Blue
Date: 2018-02-14

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The Oilers and early goals: The bad, the bad, and the ugly

Heading into San Jose on February 10th, the Oilers knew a few things: After two losses in Disneywood, the Oilers needed a win. Given these are the teams the Oilers are chasing for an unlikely post-season spot, they had to salvage at least a few points to keep the California trip from being an utter...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-02-14

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Trading Patrick Maroon: 3 Potential Suitors

Trading Patrick Maroon: 3 Potential Suitors

With every passing day that the Oilers don’t announce an extension for Patrick Maroon, it would appear his days are numbered in Edmonton. That may be stating the obvious, with the Feb. 26 trade deadline looming less than two weeks away, but Edmonton general manager Peter Chiarelli is reportedly negotiating a new contract with the pending unrestricted free agent who really shone as Connor McDavid’s wingman last season. That emergence was something of a surprise for the power

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2018-02-14

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The 62 best players in the 2018 Draft

I’m not telling you anything you don’t already know, but friends, it’s time to turn some of our attention to the draft. Today’s post features the 62 best players in the draft, a mock, and a sincere wish that you and yours let go of the season and allow yourselves to enjoy the beauty that surrounds us. That may involve music, demon liquor, women with infectious laughs, wicked senses of humor and an ability to look past our limitations and agree to be our Valentine. Enjoy the day, ladi

Source: Lowetide
Date: 2018-02-14

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Don’t Fight Destiny: Tank

I’ve been fighting it for a while, but sometime between the sixth and seventh goals against the Panthers it hit me like a bolt of lightning sent down from heavens: I’m ready for this tank. This farce of a season won’t keep me down. I’m going to find the positives in it, even if that...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-02-14

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More Than a Medal

More Than a Medal

February was basement-hockey season in Illinois for my family. It was too cold to go out on the lake or in the street with my brothers, Donny and Robby, and my sister, Cammi. So everyone swapped T-shirts for winter jackets, grabbed their mini-sticks and headed down to the

Source: The Players Tribune
Date: 2018-02-14

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Edmonton Oilers in the market for a "top defenceman," Nicholson suggests. Hmm

Edmonton Oilers in the market for a

This in from Edmonton Oilers CEO Bob Nicholson, his discussion on Prime Time Sports where he suggests his team is looking to acquire a top defencemen. “We’ve got some assets that we could trade here,” Nicholson said.  “If we could add another top defenceman that would be real good.”  My take

Source: Edmonton Journal
Date: 2018-02-14

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Would the Oilers really trade Oscar Klefbom?

There has been chatter recently that the Oilers are shopping Oscar Klefbom. Let me take a deep breath — I own his jersey. Ahem. While it’s a down year for him, can the Oilers win a trade moving the Swede? A look back When the Oilers plucked him at 19th overall back at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft,...

Source: Oilers Nation
Date: 2018-02-14

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‘Disappointed’ Oilers CEO Nicholson hopes team adds top defenceman

‘Disappointed’ Oilers CEO Nicholson hopes team adds top defenceman

Edmonton Oilers CEO Bob Nicholson is “really disappointed” and “shocked” at how the 2017-18 season has unfolded. Heading into Tuesday’s action, the NHL basement-dwelling Arizona Coyotes were the only Western Conference team with fewer points than the Oilers. The team has lost four straight and with only 27 games remai

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2018-02-14

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