Friday, June 07, 2013

Oilers look at turning the page, possibly moving Horcoff and Hemsky

In the world of professional sports, losing should never be viewed as an acceptable outcome. No matter the sport or situation, a loss should always have a lasting sting. Plain and simple. Having said that, when you are a part of as many losing seasons as Ales Hemsky and Shawn Horcoff have been as members of the Edmonton Oilers, sometimes that result can almost become an afterthought.

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Malhotra could be good short-term fit for the Oilers

When the Vancouver Canucks decided to shutdown Manny Malhotra after watching him play just nine games during the abbreviated 2013 season, it seemed as though his thirteen year NHL career was all but over. That being said, Malhotra does not appear to be quite ready to call it quits.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Belov should help the Oilers blueline in 2013-14

When word came down the pipe that the Edmonton Oilers had agreed to terms with free agent defenceman Anton Belov on a one year/$1.525 million deal, many were caught off-guard by the news. Apparently we had all grown so accustomed to watching Steve Tambellini's "sitting and waiting" act, that no one was prepared for such a quick strike from the Craig MacTavish regime.