Oilers: Aim Higher
As the Oilers, defensive struggles continue, and Ken Holland works the phones. One name that keeps coming up is Joel Edmundson… oh boy. Joel Edmundson is a left defenseman on the Montreal Canadians, and he joined the Habs in 2020 after being traded for a 5th-round pick (the cost is so low because he was […]Read More
Virtanen Stays Alive and Oilers Roster Cuts
On September 19th, the Oilers signed Jake Virtanen to a PTO, a decision that left many fans upset and frustrated. In January of 2021, Virtanen was charged with one count of sexual assault, and an investigation was launched. On July 26th, Virtanen was found not guilty. Virtanen is also facing a civil lawsuit, and a […]Read More
Oilers To Terminate Goaltending Prospect Contract: What Happens Next?
The General Manager of the Dynamo Moscow (KHL) has stated in an interview that Ilya Konovalov will join his team at the end of the NHL season, as the Edmonton Oilers will terminate his contract. This news will surprise many, as Konovalov was being valued as the #1 goaltending prospect in the Oilers organization. Ilya […]Read More
Oilers Forward Prospects: 2021 Review
2006-2016 will forever be known in Oil Country as “the decade of darkness,” as the Edmonton Oilers failed to make the playoffs in each of those ten seasons. Many issues contributed to the lack of success, but none was bigger than the issue of failing to draft well or develop their prospects into NHL players. […]Read More