Edmonton Oilers “one of the teams in the mix” for free agent forward Jake Virtanen

Edmonton Oilers “one of the teams in the mix” for free agent forward Jake Virtanen

The Edmonton Oilers are one of multiple teams believed to have expressed interest in free agent forward Jake Virtanen. This, according to Vancouver Canucks insider Rick Dhaliwal, who said on his show Tuesday that the Oilers are in the mix. “All I was told was there’s a rumor about the Oilers, I do believe the … Read more

Sam Gagner should be the Edmonton Oilers’ top trade deadline target

Sam Gagner should be the Edmonton Oilers’ top trade deadline target

Sam Gagner smashed the hopes and dreams of Oilers fans all over when he chose to sign with the Winnipeg Jets on a one-year, league-minimum deal on Friday. While the Oilers may not have been able to guarantee the playing time the Jets have, whose to say Winning couldn’t be an Oiler at the deadline? … Read more

Andreescu apologizes for criticizing sponsor Nike

Andreescu apologizes for criticizing sponsor Nike

NEW YORK — Former US Open champion Bianca Andreescu apologized to her sponsor Nike for an on-court outburst after her choice of wardrobe for Monday’s first-round match landed her in a spot of bother amid windy conditions. Andreescu was out on the Grandstand court to play Harmony Tan but the winds at the open arena … Read more

Keeping Jesse Puljujarvi remains the right move for the Edmonton Oilers

Keeping Jesse Puljujarvi remains the right move for the Edmonton Oilers

Jesse Puljujarvi has been a very good player for the Edmonton Oilers. He scored just over half a point per game over the entire course of last season — production that firmly cements him as a producer in the top-six. And on Tuesday, the Oilers and Puljujarvi avoided arbitration by coming to terms on a … Read more

Edmonton Oilers re-sign Jesse Puljujarvi to one-year, $3-million contract

Edmonton Oilers re-sign Jesse Puljujarvi to one-year, -million contract

The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed forward Jesse Puljujarivi to a one-year, $3-million contract, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported Tuesday. The new contract will allow the Oilers and Puljujarvi to avoid arbitration which was set to be heard this Friday. The value comes in roughly around what Puljujarvi was likely to get in an arbitration hearing, and … Read more

Former Edmonton Oilers defenseman William Lagesson signs in Carolina, Connor McDavid endorses Jack Campbell and more

Former Edmonton Oilers defenseman William Lagesson signs in Carolina, Connor McDavid endorses Jack Campbell and more

Former Edmonton Oilers prospect William Lagesson has a new home. The 26-year-old, who the Oilers traded to the Montreal Canadiens at the deadline last year in the Brett Kulak deal, inked a one-year, two-way deal worth $750,000 at the NHL level, and $275,000 at the AHL level. “Lagesson provides a strong, physical presence on the … Read more

Predators Sign Nino Niederreiter to Two-Year, $8 Million Contract

Predators Sign Nino Niederreiter to Two-Year,  Million Contract

Nashville, Tenn. (July 21, 2022) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the team has signed forward Nino Niederreiter to a two-year, $8 million contract. Niederreiter, 29 (9/08/92), posted 44 points (24g-20a) in 75 games for the Carolina Hurricanes in 2021-22, his 12th professional season. Niederreiter finished the year … Read more

Former Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andrej Sekera retired

Former Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andrej Sekera retired

Andrej Sekera is hanging up the skates and a long, 16-year NHL career has come to a close. Slovakian hockey reporter Tomáš Prokop reported the news Monday. Andrej Sekera announced end of his hockey career. 36 years old former captain of Slovak national team played 16 seasons (842 games) in #nhl for 5 teams. Last … Read more

Edmonton Oilers sign goaltender Calvin Pickard

Edmonton Oilers sign goaltender Calvin Pickard

The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Calvin Pickard to be the organization’s third goaltender. The news was first reported by Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli. hearing #Oilers are bringing aboard Cal Pickard as third goaltender behind Jack Campbell and Stuart Skinner. We’ll see a number for third goaltender options move here in the next while.@DailyFaceoff — … Read more

Edmonton Oilers re-sign Evander Kane to four-year, $5.125-million AAV deal

Edmonton Oilers re-sign Evander Kane to four-year, .125-million AAV deal

Evander Kane is back. He took to Twitter Tuesday night moments before the clock struck midnight to announce he re-signed with the Edmonton Oilers. The four-year deal will carry an AAV of $5.125-million and will keep him in Edmonton as the team looks to contend for a Stanley Cup. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below I’m … Read more