Puljujarvi, Smith, Free Agent doormen

Although his first trade request didn’t lead to a move, it looks like Puljujarvi’s second attempt may be more successful. According to Sportsnet’s Mark Spector, sources have confirmed that the Edmonton Oilers winger is “ready to move forward to a fresh start” outside of Edmonton. He adds that the Oilers are “ready to please” and … Read more

Avalanche star Nazem Kadri might have come up with excuses. Instead she made history. His Colorado relatives couldn’t be prouder. “After the difficulties comes the ease.”

Before legends are engraved in silver, they are born in sulfur. You will tell your grandchildren about Nazem Kadri. Who will tell their grandchildren. And then their grandchildren. “There will always be criticism. But don’t get discouraged, ”Hifa Fayad wrote Wednesday morning from the Middle East. “Rather, you rise above them and get the job … Read more

NHL Free Agency: the top five candidates to buy

Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sport Let’s take a look at the top five acquisition candidates heading into the off-season. 5. Zack Kassian – Edmonton Oilers – Contract: 2 years left, $ 3.2 million AAV– Stat Line 2021-22: 58 GP, 6 goals, 13 assists, 19 points, 11:47 TOI– Buyout cap hit: $ 666,667 (2022-23), $ 1,8667 million … Read more

Woodcroft, Oilers ready to complete the final look of the conference

Jay Woodcroft said the Edmonton Oilers aren’t happy with simply making it to the Western Conference final this season. “For us, we are driven to take the next step, ask ourselves difficult questions, be open to finding answers to try and push ourselves forward,” the Oilers manager said Wednesday. Woodcroft’s contract as Edmonton manager has … Read more

Award winner Ted Lindsay discussed by NHL.com

There isn’t much to separate the three finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award. Romano Josi of the Nashville Predators had a season that was the envy of defenders across the NHL and came close to the statistical heights reached only by the game’s truly elite players. Center Austin Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs, despite … Read more

What it means for the Blackhawks, the Oilers’ protection situations if Duncan Keith retires

The Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Operations Department talked a lot about Duncan Keith’s business before transferring him to the Edmonton Oilers. There have been discussions as to whether he would forgo his no-move clause, what his overall value might be to another team, how much of his hit cap they may need to keep and more. … Read more

Lowetide: “Will Connor McDavid ask the Oilers to be traded?” group please sit down?

Early in Connor McDavid’s career with the Edmonton Oilers, the whispers began and from there it wasn’t long before the disappointing conclusion of each season was met with the same refrain. How long before he asks out? A world-class player who has become the best player in the world, McDavid’s genius was in vain as … Read more

Darcy Kuemper or Pavel Francouz? For avalanche trainer Jared Bednar, it’s simple. Here because.

He didn’t say much then either. Brent Belecki knew if Darcy Kuemper felt ready to rock by looking into his eyes. If he saw a flame, even a flicker, burning from the soul to the pupils, the boy was good at getting between the pipes. “If people don’t know (Kuemper), they see him a little … Read more

Mark Messier: Rangers get the same “spark” from their Kid Line that an all-time Kid Line gave the Oilers in 1990

Mark Messier has already seen it. When sitting in his studio chair in Bristol, Connecticut doing his night job on ESPN’s hockey broadcasts, the Captain watches the Rangers Kid Line of 20-year-old Alexis Lafrenière, 22-year-old Filip Chytil and 21-year-old Kaapo Kakko. and sees three young players who have had various bumps in the street during … Read more

Kane thanks the Oilers fans for the support, unsure where he will play next

Evandro Kane thanked Edmonton Oilers fans on social media Thursday, two days after the waiting unlimited free agent striker said he wasn’t sure where he will play next season. The 30-year-old forward, who signed with the Oilers on January 27 after his contract was terminated by the San Jose Sharks, scored 39 points (22 goals, … Read more