Found August 13, 2012 on
Via Pro Hockey Talk’s James O’Brien, TSN’s Ryan Rishaug is reporting that the Edmonton Oilers are doing something very smart given the looming expiration of the current CBA:
The Edmonton Oilers have resumed preliminary talks with forward Taylor Hall’s representatives on a contract extension, according to TSN’s Edmonton bureau reporter Ryan Rishaug.
Hall, 20, is entering the final season of his three-year entry level contract. He is set to make $2.85 million for the 2012-13 campaign.
In 61 games with the Oilers last season, he scored a 27 goals and 53 points, up from the 22 goals and 42 points he tallied in his rookie campaign.
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The Canada/Russia series ends with a Canada OT victory, and what is Nail Yakupov doing? Skating around the ice with a flag from Lokomotiv Yaroslav. For those who might have forgotten, Lokomotiv Yaroslav is the KHL team that was lost in a plane crash a little less than a year ago.
A strange gesture for a Junior...
Forward Teemu Hartikainen should get the plum opportunity to prove his value with the Edmonton Oilers this year. David Staples of the Edmonton Journal suggests the 22-year-old winger will play the majority of the 2012-13 campaign in the NHL."... This is the year the big Finn sticks, mainly because he's the most likely power forward on this team. He loves to hit and muck...
Let's take a break from my ego and the @StopTheLock2012 situation for a bit and discuss what's happening with the Edmonton Oilers.
Wait...I'll do this quickly...Did an interview with NextSportsStar.com this morning (on the Bill Hayes hosted show "2 Forward 1 Back") discussing the lockout, the "Stop the NHL Lockout" thing I created, Hockeybuzz, and...