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The NHL has never been a perfect league in its ability to find all of the best talent in the world to play in it. Many NHL capable talents never have significant NHL careers. One prime example of that is Yann Danis. He currently is a star goalie with the Oklahoma City Barons of the AHL. Danis leads the AHL in saves percentage (.938) and goals against average (1.94). He has had a few trials as an NHL goalie and although they have gone pretty well they never led to a regular job. He has succeeded in the minor leagues and in Europe.
Danis is 30 years old and is signed to a one year contract in the Edmonton Oiler organization. He is playing very well in the AHL and waiting for an NHL shot. If Nikolai Khabibulin or Devan Dubnyk get injured between now and the end of the season he should get an NHL tryout. Otherwise he is likely to leave the Oiler organization without playing any NHL games for them. I am sure he is an NHL capable goalie who with another set of luck would have h...
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The Edmonton Oilers and defenseman Andy Sutton have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension.
The team announced the deal Monday.
The 36-year-old has appeared in 33 games with the Oilers this season, collecting three goals, six assists and 56 penalty minutes.
The six-foot-six 245-pound Sutton was acquired by the Oilers last summer from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for...
Cross Andy Sutton off of the Oilers’ list of available players. Rumours floated all weekend that Sutton would be re-signed imminently and Monday morning TSN’s Bob McKenzie tweeted:
Andy Sutton’s new 1 year deal with EDM has a base salary of $1.5m with $250K in games played bonuses.
This deal is great because Andy Sutton is the first Oiler in well over a decade to get suspended...
Edmonton Oilers’ GM Steve Tambellini addressed the Edmonton media today and talked about all things Oilers and the trade rumour mill. There were a few surprises, but you also have to take what Tambellini said as a suggestion. Tambellini spoke of Hemsky, Hall, Khabibulin and Smyth saying that he is not shopping any of these players, but that certainly doesn’t mean that he isn’t...
from the CP at TSN, It makes sense to Ales Hemsky.
If the veteran forward is going to stay with the Edmonton Oilers rather than test the free-agent market this summer, it would have to be on a long-term contract.
The question is, will it make sense for the Oilers?
If not, Edmonton general manager Steve Tambellini could look at trading Hemsky by the Feb. 27 trade deadline rather...
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andy Sutton has agreed to a one-year deal to remain with the club, the Edmonton Journal reported on Monday.
Financial terms were not reported by the newspaper, but TSN's Bob McKenzie noted that the deal is worth $1.5 million for the 2012-13 season - with an additional $250,000 in games played bonuses.
"Andy really likes the team and the city...
Ales Hemsky has not always been the most talked about Oiler when it comes to trade rumours. No, that honour was once held by Linus Omark. Especially when Omark was sent to the AHL Oklahoma City Barons before he could play his final 4 NHL games that would require him to pass through waivers to move up and down from the farm team.
Continue reading "Linus Omark is Back on His Feet"
For yet another season, the Edmonton Oilers have seen some terrifying injuries and accidents. The most recent was Taylor Hall’s warmup skate cut to the face, but shockingly that may not have been the most horrific injury. The most horrific injury suffered this year, when you consider the end results, had to have been Taylor Fedun’s broken femur suffered during a race to the puck...
The Edmonton Oilers have in their systems several World Juniors players and stars. Ryan Smyth, Devan Dubnyk, Taylor Hall and of course Jordan Eberle have all had the honour. Those names may come to mind more easily than 2010 2nd round selection Curtis Hamilton, but Hamilton should not be forgotten. In 7 games at the 2011 World Juniors in Buffalo, Hamilton won silver, scored 4 goals...
Bucky Gleason of the Buffalo News reports that the New York Rangers have already show interest in Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Smyth. During a recent segment of SportsNet‘s Sources Say, the panel said...
The Edmonton Oilers and defenseman Andy Sutton have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension. The team announced the deal Monday. The 36-year-old has appeared in 33 games with the Oilers this season, collecting three goals, six assists and 56 penalty minutes. The six-foot-six 245-pound Sutton was acquired by the Oilers last summer from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for fellow defenseman...
The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed Andy Sutton to a one-year contract extension, removing the veteran defenseman from the trade market.
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with defenceman Andy Sutton on a one-year contract extension.
Sutton, 36, has appeared in 33 games with the Oilers this season, collecting three goa...
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13
SUTTON SIGNS ON
Tambellini on Sutton Deal
Sutton & Renney Talk Contract
SIGHTS & SOUNDS: Taylor Fedun skates
The Edmonton Oilers agreed to terms with defenseman Andy Sutton on a one-year contract extension Monday.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14
THE RUMOUR MILL
RAW: Steve Tambellini
RAW: Ales Hemsky
RAW: Ryan Smyth
Oilers Injury Report