Craig MacTavish’s failings as the general manager of the Edmonton Oilers were significant. It’s surprising in some ways; he’s obviously an intelligent man and he was an excellent coach for the hockey club for a very long time. 1,484 more words
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University of Michigan senior Zach Hyman — taken by Florida in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft — has informed the Panthers… 147 more words
Nail Yakupov and the Edmonton Oilers are at a crossroads right now, so a “bridge” contract makes some sense. The team announced that they signed the young winger to a two-year deal on Monday. 198 more words
Oscar Klefbom, Justin Schultz and Martin Marincin have all struggled mightily since Jeff Petry was traded away
It’s the Oilers’ way to throw young players into the deep end, but Klefbom, Schultz and Marincin are starting to drown …
The Edmonton Oilers’ way of developing hockey players in recent seasons — a key aspect of the team’s woeful standing in the league — has been to quickly advance drafted players to the NHL, and if they show any sign of promise, then throw them out against tough competition. 1,006 more words
The saga of Blue Jackets draftee Mike Reilly has taken another turn.
Reilly, a Hobey Baker candidate that Columbus took in the fourth round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, announced he’s leaving the University of Minnesota and will turn pro next season, but played coy as to where he’d sign. 524 more words
Doesn’t appear as though there’s been much progress on a deal between the Blue Jackets and star University of Minnesota defenseman Mike Reilly.
First, this report from the Columbus Dispatch: 396 more words