Weekly NHL Rumors – John Gibson to Edmonton Oilers?

Honestly, there is so much going on around the NHL in terms of trade talk, potential coaching hires, and free agent rumblings that I’ve decided to up my rumors blog to twice a week. There will be a lot of Oilers talk in every episode but I’ll make sure to mix in big stories from … Read more

Oilers’ goalie situation more uncertain with departure of Koskinen

The Edmonton Oilers’ goaltending situation became more uncertain Monday when Mikko Koskinen decided to play in Switzerland next season. Koskinen, who could have become an unrestricted free agent July 13, signed a two-year contract with HC Lugano. The 33-year-old went 27-12-4 with a 3.10 goals-against average and a .903 save percentage in 45 games (43 … Read more

NHL Free Agency: Five Players Who Have Boosted Value in Playoffs

Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports From veterans looking for the next big opportunity to younger guys looking to impress in an RFA season, here are five players that have used the Stanley Cup playoffs to improve their free agency value: 1. Nazem Kadri, C, UFA ($ 4,500,000) After undergoing thumb surgery following Game 3 against Edmonton, … Read more

NHL Free Agency: Five RFAs With Uncertain Futures

The off-season is inching closer by day, with a number of teams facing some truly difficult decisions that could shape their rosters for years to come. A number of those decisions involve Restricted Free Agents, those who are due large qualifying offers that they may not be worth, but would otherwise hit the open market … Read more

Avalanche Vs. Oilers Game 4 odds, prediction

Commercial Content 21+ It’s now a matter of when, not if, the Colorado Avalanche will advance to the Stanley Cup Final. Sure, the Edmonton Oilers are not done yet, but erasing a 3-0 series deficit to the best team in the NHL will take a miracle. The Oilers are +2000 to come back and win … Read more

Kane uncertain about future with Oilers

EDMONTON – Evander Kane said he is unsure if he will play with the Edmonton Oilers next season. “I thought it went really well [in Edmonton], probably even better than I expected to be honest, “Kane said Tuesday.” So I have nothing but good things to say on that. There’s so many different variables. We … Read more

How Will the NHL Tackle a Potential Evander Kane Suspension?

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports There was a “karma!” reaction to the injury suffered by Colorado Avalanche center Nazem Kadri Saturday night. But just because you do not like Kadri’s history as an antagonist who crosses the line far too often, that does not justify what Edmonton Oilers winger Evander Kane did to Kadri in … Read more