While the firing of Peter Chiarelli may have been needed in Edmonton, the Oilers’ next hire will be critically important to winning back the trust of the marketplace.
The bloodlust of the angry mob in Edmonton has been satiated, at least for the moment, with the firing of Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli.
Things are so bad for the Edmonton Oilers that Vancouver radio dedicated an entire Bob McKenzie segment to discuss the situation.
Public sentiment has not been kind toward the Oilers lately, so what might Peter Chiarelli have in store on the horizon?
Elliotte Friedman broke the news of the Oilers re-signing Mikko Koskinen while doing a radio hit., and then shared his thoughts on the move.
The New Jersey Devils should be a seller as the trade deadline nears, but how active might Ray Shero be on that front?
A pair of ugly losses over the weekend have made an already sour fan base in Edmonton further nauseated.
Might next year’s trade deadline feature the possibility of Taylor Hall being dealt?
The Flyers may not have an official position on the matter yet, but seeing a Wayne Simmonds trade in the coming weeks seems likely.
Where do things stand on the trade front with Kevin Hayes and Mats Zuccarello?
Nothing may be imminent, but it’s sounding like the Sabres are working feverishly to get Jeff Skinner locked up to a contract extension before the trade deadline.
How wise would it be for the Oilers to give up on Jesse Puljujarvi, or to trade their 2019 first-round pick in an effort to bolster their chances of making the playoffs?
Chuck Fletcher came into his new gig with the Flyers hungry for change, but the big trades have yet to materialize.
As teams look to shore up their blueline leading into the trade deadline, Jake Muzzin can be had for the right price.
The Carolina Hurricanes pulled off a trade Thursday, but it sounds like there may be more coming down the pike for Don Waddell.
While he may be flying further under the radar than Matt Duchene or Mark Stone, Ryan Dzingel could be drumming up notable trade interest for the Senators.
Micheal Ferland’s low cap hit may make him an attractive rental option, but he could be looking for big bucks on his next contract.
The Oilers have limited assets to deal with the trade deadline looming, which poses an interesting conundrum when it comes to Jesse Puljujarvi.
The Oilers’ first-round pick could turn out to be a fairly valuable commodity, but how willing is Peter Chiarelli to deal it away?
Chuck Fletcher continues to weigh the potential trade haul Wayne Simmonds might net him, compared with the benefit of re-signing the winger.
Sergei Bobrovsky will likely be tending net for another team next season, but the odds may be slim the goaltender will be moved before February 25.
Jim Rutherford may well have another trade or two in the works for his Pittsburgh Penguins in the coming weeks.
With the trade deadline approaching next month, a magnifying scope rests squarely on Oilers general manager Peter Chiarelli as the team battles for a playoff berth.
The Oilers’ 2019 first-round pick or Jesse Puljujarvi may be what it takes for Peter Chiarelli to net the asset he desires.
One of the more coveted names on the trade market leading into next month’s deadline continues to be Wayne Simmonds.
The New York Rangers will have several offerings available on the trade market as the deadline nears.
Should the Philadelphia Flyers not extend Wayne Simmonds, trade interest around the league is ramping up in the veteran winger.
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