HARVEST

The Edmonton Oilers placed Lauri Korpikoski on waivers today, the club will buy him out. Peter Chiarelli could have kept him, with an eye to sending him…

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SEVEN YEAR ACHE

All spring, we talked about needs, possible assets out and adding help on defense….

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ADAM LARSSON

I have seen Adam Larsson play for the New Jersey Devils, but could not begin…

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SAIL ON, WINDSOR SPITFIRE

The first thing I wrote on this blog about Taylor Hall came in the hours after…

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BREAKING: HALL TO NEW JERSEY

The Edmonton Oilers have traded Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils. It is…

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APPROACHING UNICORNS

What kind of expectation should we have for Jesse Puljujarvi as an NHL player this season? Ordinarily, I ask the NHLE’s to tell me, but the Sm-Liiga…

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JIVING SISTER FANNY

From (almost) the beginning, Taylor Hall could push the river. On a team riddled with poor defensemen, the young man would cradle the puck in his own end,…

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THRASHER

I am beginning to think many Oilers fans have the wrong idea about Tyler Benson. I keep reading about a slow checker who has major issues as a prospect….

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OILERS SIGN PAKARINEN, QUALIFY MUSIL, SHUN OTHERS

The Edmonton Oilers did some business today in front of the qualifying deadline (3pm our time):   Iiro Pakarinen, one-year, one-way deal at $725,000….

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A BIG RED BEACON, A FLAG, AND A MAN ON A RAIL

By this time next week, Edmonton’s skill lines for 2016-17 may be populated by two actual giants. For some reason that God only knows (well, God…

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SEE THE SKY ABOUT TO RAIN

The draft is done, but the real work of summer remains on the horizon. Peter Chiarelli has mountains of work still on his desk. The draft may have given…

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TOP 20 PROSPECTS, SUMMER 2016

The 2016 entry draft is over, the Edmonton Oilers delivered several quality prospects to a list that badly needed an infusion of real talent. When a team…

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HARVEST MOON 2016

The second draft under Peter Chiarelli and Bob Green proved varied and frustrating while emerging productive, with the organization adding significant…

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