Cult of Hockey: Can Eakins get more out of Nugent-Hopkins in 2014-15?
Sam Gagner and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins showed excellent offensive instincts and had strong results in their respective rookies seasons, but neither has become a star NHL attacker.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Jackets want bridge deal with Johansen
Columbus Blue Jackets President John Davidson confirmed Friday that the team is seeking a so-called bridge deal with leading scorer Ryan Johansen.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Airdrie City View
Rocky Mountain Hockey Night coming to Airdrie in September
MP Blake Richards, left, and former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy held up a cheque showcasing how much money has been raised for victims services in the area following the fifth annual Rocky Mountain Hockey Game in Cochrane last August.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Cult of Hockey: Corsi stat may not be a fair evaluation of Schultz
Complaints about falling trees or crumbling sidewalks? Now there's an app for that.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Oil On Whyte
Edmonton Oilers A to Z: Teddy Purcell
Apr 18, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Teddy Purcell skates with the puck as Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec chases during the third period in game two of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Cult of Hockey: Edmonton Oilers must consider trading Justin Schultz
Justin Schultz turns 24 today. He's a promising young defenceman with demonstrated offensive capability, and with 100-odd games under his belt it's reasonable to believe that the best is yet to come.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Eakins doesn't want Oilers to rely on 'four players to put up our points'
"We need people who can make plays, possess the puck, score goals. We don't want to be a team who relies solely on basically four players to put up our points.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Purcell shocked by Lightning trade
The Tampa Bay Lightning traded St. John's native Teddy Purcell to the Edmonton Oilers for Sam Gagner on Monday.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
MacKinnon: Oilers add grit and scoring in free-agent frenzy
Benoit Pouliot #67 of the New York Rangers plays against the Los Angeles Kings during overtime of Game 2 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
Edmonton Oilers get 'hard and physical' defenceman in Keith Aulie
Keith Aulie of the Tampa Bay Lightning battle for the puck along the boards during the game against the Minnesota Wild on February 4, 2014, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Matheson: Sam Gagner a class act who deserved better with the Edmonton Oilers
Before we say Sam Gagner didn't pan out with the Edmonton Oilers, now that he's been traded to Tampa for Teddy Purcell then quickly off-loaded to Arizona for a 2015 stocking-stuffer draft pick in a cap move, who failed who here? Gagner made the NHL, playing his first Oilers game against San Jose Sharks, less than two months after his 18th birthday.
Too Many Men On The Site
Sam Gagner's Crazy Night
Apr 4, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Edmonton Oilers center Sam Gagner scores a goal to tie the game as right wing Jordan Eberle center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins , Phoenix Coyotes goalie Thomas Greiss , defenseman Zbynek Michalek , center Antoine Vermette and defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson look on during the third period at Jobing.com Arena.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
The Chronicle Herald
Oilers trade Gagner to Lightning for Purcell
Gagner, who has played centre but could become a full-time winger, has two years left on his contract at a cap hit of US$4.8 million.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
German Leon Draisaitl excited to join young but tradition-rich Oilers
Leon Draisaitl would've been happy to put on any team's jersey early in the NHL draft, but donning the Edmonton Oilers' traditional orange and blue as the No.
Cult of Hockey: Final scouting reports on Draisaitl, Ekblad, Bennett and other top picks
NHL prospects Michael Dal Colle, Sam Bennett, Sam Reinhart, Aaron Ekblad and Leon Draisaitl didn't go to Philadelphia just for batting practice.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Edmonton Oilers GM still has lots of work to do to rebuild team
Mark Cherrington's phone rings for the first time well before 4 a.m., the Samsung glowing in the dark as he grabs it off the bedside table.
NHL Draft Hits And Misses - Edmonton Oilers
Nov 13, 2013; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers forwards Jordan Eberle , Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins speak at the bench during a stoppage in play at Rexall Place.