Opinion: Can the Oilers Afford to Re-Sign Kane, Puljujarvi, and Yamamoto?

On January 8, the San Jose Sharks terminated Evander Kane’s contract after a series of off-ice issues, opening the door for Ken Holland to sign Kane to a prorated $2 million AAV contract for the remainder of the season. This turned out to be one of the biggest bargain contracts in the league, with Kane […]

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It’s Time for the Oilers to move on From Smith – Koskinen Tandem

For several years, goaltending has been a hot topic of conversation for the Edmonton Oilers. Mikko Koskinen has been inconsistent for his entire Oilers tenure, and Mike Smith’s age and susceptibility to injuries have raised some questions. Smith had a terrific 2021 season and seemed to be silencing the doubters. Still, in 2022, with Koskinen’s […]

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