Countdown to Puck Drop – Day 80 – Gretzky’s Record-Breaking Season

report this ad Introducing The Hockey Writers’ Countdown to Puck Drop series. From now until the puck drops on the 2019-20 NHL’s regular season on Oct. 2 when the Toronto Maple Leafs host the Ottawa Senators, we’ll be producing content that’s connected to the number of days remaining on that particular day. Some posts may […]

NHL Rumors: Oilers, Canucks, Sabres, More

report this ad In today’s NHL rumor rundown there are some updates out of Edmonton where buzz surrounds some of the things the Oilers tried to do in free agency, the Vancouver Canucks made it imperative they move out salary after signing Micheal Ferland and what are three of the possible landing spots for Rasmus […]

Oilers News and Rumors: Smith, Perry, Chiasson, More

report this ad As the Edmonton Oilers interview free agents, chat with GMs about potential trades and set themselves up for a busy day on July 1, there are some last-minute rumors and news items hitting the social media wire. Oilers fans have gone a little buggy over the rumors that Ken Holland has landed […]

NHL Rumors: Perry, Duchene, Sabres, Oilers & Jets

report this ad In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are rumors out of Anaheim in respect to Corey Perry, speculation the Los Angeles Kings are dumping Dion Phaneuf, rumors surrounding Matt Duchene and more. Are the Edmonton Oilers and Winnipeg Jets good trade partners? Perry’s Future With the Ducks TSN’s Pierre LeBrun notes that the […]

NHL Rumors: Kessel, Tippett, Oilers Signing, More

report this ad In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is talk of Phil Kessel being connected to the Minnesota Wild, but not wanting to go there. There is also news surrounding the Edmonton Oilers who appear on the verge of a deal with head coach Dave Tippett and Swedish forward Joakim Nygard. Phil Kessel to […]

Helping Holland Find Forwards for Oilers

report this ad Ken Holland needs to find the Oilers some new forwards before fall. Scorers, grinders — you name it, he needs it.  Edmonton has a long list of needs — starting with another new head coach — but overhauling the forward group ranks right up there on Holland’s to-do list. Acquiring wingers that […]

Oilers GM Not Even Hired Yet But Already Working

report this ad The search for the Edmonton Oilers new general manager feels like it’s been a long process, even though it really hasn’t been. While fans have known a new face will run the show in 2019-20 and there’s been a concern Bob Nicholson finds the right person since the day Peter Chiarelli was […]

NHL Rumors: Ehlers, Oilers, Lightning, More

report this ad In today’s rumor rundown, there is more on the Oilers GM interviews, there are questions surrounding a certain member of the Winnipeg Jets forward group, and there are some changes coming in Tampa Bay. Edmonton Oilers GM Search Continues It was reported yesterday that the Oilers were granting a second interview to […]