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Edmonton Oilers GM on the hot seat to find top-pairing defenceman

He’s moving into a stunning new arena, he has a generational franchise player as his centrepiece, he has job security and more young talent with which to wheel and deal than almost any other general manager in the NHL. 737 more words

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Oilers' McDavid loses NHL rookie of the year vote

Chicago Blackhawks forward Artemi Panarin won the Calder Trophy on Wednesday as the NHL’s rookie of the year.

The 24-year-old Russian led all rookies in goals (30), assists (47), points (77), power-play goals (eight), power-play points (24) and game-winning goals (7) in 80 games in 2015-16. 91 more words


Why Ghost Should Win the Calder Trophy

With the NHL Awards being tonight and the Flyers’ very own Shayne Gostisbehere among those selected as a finalist for the NHL’s Calder Trophy, I figured I’d go over all the reasons why the young defenseman should be the one bringing home the hardware and not his fellow finalists Artemi Panarin or Connor McDavid. 868 more words


Canada Wins Gold!

Canada struck gold again at the IIHF Hockey Tournament, successfully defending their 2015 gold medal. They defeated Finland 2-0 on neutral ground in Moscow, Russia. Hockey superstar Connor McDavid got the game winning goal and Cam Talbot got the shutout. 16 more words

Should the Penguins Trade Fleury for McDavid? A Dive Into An Armchair GM's Mind

So I’ve never really been a hockey guy, but when you live in Pittsburgh and the Penguins are in the playoffs, you kind of have to watch every single game or else you may be bumrushed by a bunch of Yinzers,tied to the back of a truck and dragged down Forbes Avenue for uttering the words “I don’t really watch hockey”.   449 more words

Twelve Appropriate Reactions to Another Oiler Lottery Win

Ah, the NHL Draft Lottery. A date that has been marked on the calendar for the seven Canadian and seven American teams that failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs. 489 more words

Edmonton Oilers Next Captain

It was announced yesterday that the Edmonton Oilers are likely to make Connor McDavid the next Oilers captain for his sophomore season, and hopefully first full season in the National Hockey League. 585 more words