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The Edmonton Oilers re-signed restricted free-agent goalie Devan Dubnyk and defenseman Jeff Petry to two-year deals Thursday, and agreed to a one-year deal with left winger Dane Byers.
Dubnyk won 20 games in 47 appearances for the Oilers last season. The 6-foot-5 goalie had a 2.67 goals-against average and .914 save percentage.
Petry had two goals and 23 assists in 73 games for Edmonton last season.
Byers spent last season with the Columbus Blue Jackets and their main affiliate, the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League. He had 29 penalty minutes in eight games with the Blue Jackets, and 16 goals, 23 assists and 108 penalty minutes in 61 games for Springfield.
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On Thursday, Oilers GM Steve Tambellini locked up two key players when he re-signed goaltender Devan Dubnyk and defenseman Jeff Petry to two-year deals. Set Dubnyk's cap hit to $3.5mil per season, and Petry at $1.75mil per. Good deals?
I think it's an overpayment for Dubnyk, but at least the signing clears up any confusion that could exist as to what the plan...
The NHL does not have a lot of racial diversity, but that is something that is slowly changing. With their first 3rd round pick the Edmonton Oilers selected Jujkar Khaira, an East Indian playing in the BCJHL. And while it may not have seemed like a big deal to Khaira, it did to the many South Asians who play hockey in Edmonton. As reported by Robert Tychkowski of the Edmonton Sun...
The Detroit Red Wings have hired former Edmonton Oilers coach Tom Renney as an associate coach.
Renney, 57, signed a three-year deal with Wings on Thursday.
After winning just 32 games last season, the Oilers in May announced that Renney's contract would not be renewed for the 2012-13 season.
He has coached for the Oilers, New York Rangers and Vancouver Canucks, and has...
Well here's a bit of good news for the day. Wings hire former Edmonton coach Tom Renney as their new assistant coach. We might be a bit weak on defense, but we are now stacked in the coaching staff ranks. Per TSN:
It didn't take long but Tom Renney is back in the NHL.
Just over a month after his tenure as head coach of the Edmonton Oilers ended, Renney signed...
Wow, awesome signing for the Red Wings on the coaching front, from their official Twitter account:
The Red Wings have hired former EDM/NYR/VAN bench boss Tom Renney as an associate coach. Renney, 57, has signed a 3-year deal with the club.
Renney has a career 260-255-9-68 NHL record. BC native won a Mem Cup with Blazers in ’92 and a Silver Medal with Team Canada at ’94 Olympics...