Canucks Should Not Trade for Lucic

report this ad When the Edmonton Oilers signed Milan Lucic on July 1, 2016, Oilers fans cheered. Lucic’s seven-year contract seemed like a good deal. During the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons, he scored more than 25 goals and 60 points each season, and between 2010-11 and 2016-17, not counting the strike-shortened 2012-13 NHL season, he […]

Is It True? Has Milan Lucic “Checked Out” in Edmonton?

Anyone who has watched Milan Lucic play for the Edmonton Oilers this and last season has watched a player who seems disinterested, ineffective and snake-bitten. It’s a situation that has to be frustrating for the player, the organization and definitely the fans who know the team has committed millions of dollars to an asset who […]

Bruins General Manager Takes in Oilers/Flames Affair

The most recent Battle of Alberta was a throwback affair between the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames. There were hits, saves, fights, and a goal; but those highlights weren’t the only things that caught my attention. Oilers colorman Bob Stauffer sent a tweet out that perked my ears immediately. Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney in […]

NHL News & Notes: Lucic, Haula & More

In today’s News & Notes, the NHL has fined Milan Lucic, Erik Haula is expected to miss a few games and Jussi Jokinen has signed in Switzerland. Related: Quenneville Fired, Coyotes Ownership & More Lucic Fined $10,000 The NHL has fined Lucic $10,000 for his interaction with Tampa Bay Lightning rookie Mathieu Joseph. While Lucic […]

Predicting Oilers’ 2018-19 Opening Night Roster: Forwards

In this two-part series looking at the Edmonton Oilers’ potential opening night roster, Part Two assesses the forwards and what lines the club could run out of the gate. If you haven’t read Part One, in which we took a deep dive into the goaltending and defense pairings, you can do so here. Predicting Oilers […]

NHL Rumors: Lucic, Pacioretty, Hayes, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the Rangers and Kevin Hayes might find ground on a one-year deal but will that signal the end of his time in New York? So too, Milan Lucic recently conducted an interview where it became clear he’s not looking to leave to Edmonton and that he doesn’t understand why athletes get […]

NHL Rumors: Nash, Bernier, Lucic, More

In today’s rumor rundown, Rick Nash lets teams know he’s not going to sign anywhere on July 1 and he could be considering retirement, the Detroit Red Wings have their eyes on a couple different goaltenders, Milan Lucic trade rumors won’t go away and a few other notes. Rick Nash Unsure of His Future One […]

NHL Rumors: Buyouts Coming, O’Reilly, Golden Knights, More

In today’s rumor rundown we look at the inevitable buyouts that happen every year in the NHL. We’ll also see if there is real interest in moving Ryan O’Reilly, if the Golden Knights might want another shot at Erik Karlsson or if they have their sights set even higher and a few notables from Elliotte […]