New Deal For Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Shows What Edmonton Oilers Think Of Him

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

It really was just a matter of time before the Edmonton Oilers and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins agreed to a new deal. It was just a matter of whether or not they’d lock him up long term, or approach it as more of a bridge […]

Are The Edmonton Oilers Playoff Contenders?

Jordan Eberle

The Edmonton Oilers will head into the 2013 season with renewed hope, after yet another disappointing season. The club comes in with a fresh face behind the bench and a front office that has shown, and demonstrated, a willingness to make changes. […]

Edmonton Oilers: Should Taylor Hall As A Center Be Considered?

Taylor Hall

Regardless of what the outlook may be for their franchise at the moment, there’s little doubt that the Edmonton Oilers do boast one of the better core group of offensive players in the league. While the rest of their roster has some […]

Edmonton Oilers Need To Secure Young Core For The Future

Justin Schultz

It’s been discussed multiple times in the last few years, that the Chicago Blackhawks have set up a pretty good model for the Edmonton Oilers to follow. Draft high end offensive talent, build through the draft, sign a few role players, and you have […]

Sam Gagner an intriguing choice as captain of Edmonton Oilers

Sam Gagner

From reports surfacing throughout the league, it sounds like the Edmonton Oilers are close to naming their new captain, who will replace the somewhat-recently-departed Shawn Horcoff. If what we hear carries any truth to it, the choice could be a surprising one. Earlier […]

Edmonton Oilers: Playoff Hopes Hinge On Play Of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

The hiring of Craig MacTavish as general manager has instilled a new win-now attitude into the Edmonton Oilers, and after a disappointing 2013 season, they’re looking to get back into the postseason. They’ve made some improvements, both to their blue line and their […]

Edmonton Oilers Should Try And Extend Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Before Season

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

The Edmonton Oilers have spent the last few years accruing top picks thanks to several consecutive years of futility. Which has helped them to build up a strong core. Now they face the difficulty that comes with being able to stock up […]

Edmonton Oilers: Like It Or Not, Sam Gagner Was Worth The Price

Sam Gagner

The Edmonton Oilers took care of a key piece of important business early on Monday, agreeing to a new deal with center Sam Gagner. The restricted free agent forward was set to head to arbitration, instead agreeing to a new three-year deal […]

Edmonton Oilers: Boyd Gordon Addition Not Flashy, But An Important One

Boyd Gordon

The Edmonton Oilers were a very active team last week when free agency began, with a trio of notable names coming to the young franchise. Andrew Ference was the most notable, as he’ll see the biggest role, but don’t sleep on the additions of Boyd […]

2013 NHL Draft: Nathan MacKinnon Appears To Be The Guy For Colorado Avalanche

Nathan MacKinnon

As we approach the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, the Colorado Avalanche have been in the news on an almost daily basis, for one reason or another. It started when they informally announced that they would be passing on Seth Jones with the first overall […]

Florida Panthers: Will Jonathan Huberdeau Be Able To Avoid A Sophomore Slump?

Jonathan Huberdeau

Though it took him a year after fellow top three draft picks Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Gabriel Landeskog has already made their debuts, Jonathan Huberdeau proved to be more than worth the wait for the Florida Panthers. In fact, his 2013 campaign was miles better than either of […]

Edmonton Oilers: What Caused The Sophomore Slump Of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins?

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

The Edmonton Oilers and their fans have grown accustomed to disappointment in recent years, with the 2013 season serving as no exception. Which is why it probably comes as no surprise that Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, the no. 1 overall pick in the 2011 draft, […]