NHL Rumors: Oilers, Bruins, Devils, Canucks, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, we start with an answer to the question, ‘Was Milan Lucic ever going to get traded to Vancouver?’. From there, rumors surround the New Jersey Devils who are not done “wheeling and dealing” and the Boston Bruins who may have to put trading one of their hefty contracts on hold. […]

NHL Rumors: Gillis, Flames, Rangers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news that former Vancouver Canucks GM Mike Gillis would like to return to the NHL, the Calgary Flames may have been looking elsewhere before going with Milan Lucic and the New York Rangers now have no choice but to start shedding salary after signing Jacob Trouba. Finally, will […]

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 […]