Eric Belanger Calls It A Career After Short KHL Stint by   Steven Ellis

Eric Belanger, who was bought out by the Edmonton Oilers at the conclusion of the 2012-2013 season, has announced his retirement from hockey after starting the season with Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg of the KHL. Bélanger had a disappointing season with the Oilers, recording no goals and three assists in 26 games with the club. He signed a three-year contract worth $5.25 million [...]
Via The Hockey House
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Belanger On His Way To The KHL by   Steven Ellis

Eric Belanger, who was recently bought out by the Edmonton Oilers, has signed a one year contract with Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg of the KHL. Bélanger had a disappointing season with the Oilers, recording no goals and three assists in 26 games with the club. He signed a three-year contract worth $5.25 million with the Edmonton Oilers on July 1, 2011, but his tenure there was [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Waiver Wire Action Today

Ryan Rishuag of TSN tweets... Mikhael Grabovski on unconditional waivers Eric Belanger also on waivers, unconditional, buyout coming Darrel Powe, Johan Hedberg, Aaron Asham, also on waivers Hal Gill and Greg Zanon placed on unconditional waivers as well today likely for buyout purposes. All players cleared from yesterday.
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Cloutier: Can the Oilers Improve At the Deadline?

It's closing in on the 24 hours to go mark for the NHL Trade Deadline. Throughout the day, there will be announcements of trades and contract re-signings. The Oilers could experience a little of both. I got to thinking this morning about what could realistically happen. The Oilers are a winning team when Shawn Horcoff is playing and Eric Belanger isn't. As long as the...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Cloutier: Who Stays? Who Goes?

So my last blog got a little interesting debate going on Twitter as to who could be gone from the Oilers roster next season, and why. Here's an expanded look at the subject: Eric Belanger - I think when the Oilers signed him, the hope was he'd be a much less expensive Horcoff. Everyone rips on Horcs, but if he was $2mil per season, Oil fans would think he's one of...
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April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

“Because It’s The Cup”

from Adam Gretz of Eye On Hockey, According to a report from Sports Business Daily, the NHL is set to roll out a new advertising campaign this week for the upcoming playoffs that will replace the “history will be made” commercials than ran during the past two postseasons…. The new ads will have the tagline, “because it’s the cup” and will reportedly be aimed at “casual...
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March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Belanger’s Third Year

Jason Gregor made what I think is a very fair point over on OilersNation about Eric Belanger the other day. He hasn’t dipped the past few years, in fact his point totals increased slightly. No one could have predicted he’d be this bad, so saying he was a bad signing is wrong. He’s been bad, [...]
Via Mudcrutch79 Hockey
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-Coyotes center Eric Belanger, now with Oilers, misses game

Edmonton Oilers center and former Coyote Eric Belanger didn't factor into the score sheet from Saturday's meeting at Arena, which spelled a 4-2 victory for the Coyotes.

Eric Belanger on Hockey Night Radio

Eric Belanger of the surprising Edmonton Oilers joined Hockey Night in Radio on Friday.
Via Forecaster
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss

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