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Oil Spills: Lost opportunity for Edmonton Oilers?

Hockey Hall of Fame writer Jim Matheson talks to host Craig Ellingson about the playoff picture in the NHL’s Western Conference, which has seen three of the top four seeds eliminated and about ‘what could’ve beens’ if the Edmonton Oilers had somehow, someway made the post-season.
Edmonton Journal Apr 24, 2019

Oil Spills podcast: Edmonton Oilers and lost opportunities

Hockey Hall of Fame writer Jim Matheson talks to host Craig Ellingson about the playoff picture in the NHL’s Western Conference, which has seen three of the top four seeds eliminated, and ‘what could’ve beens’ if the Edmonton Oilers had somehow, someway made the post-season. They also talk about: News that Ralph Krueger, who was […]
The Hockey Writers Apr 22, 2019

NHL Rumors: Ehlers, Oilers, Lightning, More

In today’s rumor rundown, there is more on the Oilers GM interviews, there are questions surrounding a certain member of the Winnipeg Jets forward group, and there are some changes coming in Tampa Bay. Edmonton Oilers GM Search Continues It was reported yesterday that the Oilers were granting a second interview to Mark Hunter, but […] The post NHL Rumors: Ehlers, Oilers, Lightning, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Apr 21, 2019

NHL Rumors: Trouba, Neal, Penguins, Oilers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are some updates on the Pittsburgh Penguins including Matt Cullen and his playing future, the Edmonton Oilers have invited on GM candidate in for a second interview and is Jacob Trouba done in Winnipeg and James Neal finished in Calgary? Quick Penguins Rumors Jason Mackey is reporting that Pittsburgh […] The post NHL Rumors: Trouba, Neal, Penguins, Oilers, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Apr 20, 2019
Oilers interview Mark Hunter a second time for vacant GM role

Oilers interview Mark Hunter a second time for vacant GM role

The Edmonton Oilers have reached out to Mark Hunter on multiple occasions as their search for a new general manager continues. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Edmonton Journal Apr 16, 2019

Oil Spills: Oilers need to set hire sights higher

Hockey beat writer Rob Tychkowski explains why the Edmonton Oilers should really start the process of hiring a new general manager by putting in place a new president of hockey operations first.
Edmonton Journal Apr 16, 2019

Oil Spills podcast: Oilers need to start with a POHO

Hockey beat writers Rob Tychkowski and Jim Matheson join host Craig Ellingson to talk about why the Edmonton Oilers should really start the process of hiring a new general manager by first putting in place a new president of hockey operations.
Last Word on Hockey Apr 15, 2019
Edmonton Oilers General Manager Potential Candidates

Edmonton Oilers General Manager Potential Candidates

After missing the playoffs 12 times in the past 13 seasons, one of the first priorities for the Edmonton Oilers this off-season is to find a new general manager. The  Oilers fired Peter Chiarelli in late-January and had Keith Gretzky act as the interim GM for the remainder of the season. At the Oilers’ season-ending news conference, CEO Bob Nicholson said: “We have to give the fans a plan and we have to make sure the fans understand the plan. It starts right away, as soon as the general manager is in place. We have to make sure we’re getting that out in front of everyone.” He went...
Edmonton Journal Apr 12, 2019

Oil Spills podcast: Oilers need a hockey executive overhaul, Part 2

Hockey Hall of Fame writer Jim Matheson defends his recent column in which he says the Edmonton Oilers should simply lift the ‘interim’ general manager tag from Keith Gretzky — brother of the Great One, Wayne, who is also an Oilers executive — arguing he knows the players in the organization better than anyone and […]
Edmonton Journal Apr 12, 2019

Oil Spills: Matheson says Keith Gretzky should be Oilers GM

Hockey Hall of Fame writer Jim Matheson defends his recent column in which he says the Edmonton Oilers should simply lift the ‘interim’ general manager tag from Keith Gretzky — brother of the Great One, Wayne, who is also an Oilers executive. Matheson argues Keith knows the players in the organization better than anyone and has […]
Sportsnet.ca Apr 12, 2019
Oilers seek additional opinions on Connor McDavid injury

Oilers seek additional opinions on Connor McDavid injury

Earlier this week the Edmonton Oilers sent Connor McDavid for second and third opinions on his leg injury while they formulate a recovery plan, sources tell Sportsnet. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Apr 10, 2019

If the Oilers Could Have One Do-Over…

There’s not much anyone can do about this season now. The Edmonton Oilers have missed extra play for the 12th time in 13 seasons, the players are disappointed, the fans even more so and there will certainly be change over the summer. Since fans of the Oilers don’t have much in the way of playoffs […] The post If the Oilers Could Have One Do-Over… appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

"It's rigged!": Twitter reacts to Edmonton Oilers drafting eighth in NHL draft

Robin Brownlee @Robin_Brownlee Cut with the filler. Get to the killer. Draw the order already. ☘️
The Hockey Writers Apr 9, 2019

What If the Oilers Win Draft Lottery… Again?

Imagine what the hockey world will think if sometime after 6 pm Mountain and 8 pm Eastern Time on Tuesday, the Edmonton Oilers are announced as the winners of this year’s NHL Draft Lottery. Fans in Edmonton will be ecstatic. The rest of the world will call foul. In fact, it’s hard to even comprehend […] The post What If the Oilers Win Draft Lottery… Again? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Apr 9, 2019
Oilers CEO Bob Nicholson Looks for New GM After Lost Season

Oilers CEO Bob Nicholson Looks for New GM After Lost Season

EDMONTON — The fact the Edmonton Oilers have missed the playoffs in 12 of the last 13 seasons isn't all CEO Bob Nicholson's fault, but it certainly is his problem as he begins an overhaul of the team's hockey operations department this off-season.... The post Oilers CEO Bob Nicholson Looks for New GM After Lost Season appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

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