Edmonton Oilers

1st Pacific | 0-0
  • Goals For
    199 GF
  • Goals Against
    242 GA
  • Power Play %
    18.1 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    81.1 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    794 PIM
  • Sticking in St. Louis: Steen signs four-year, $23 million extension
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    Sticking in St. Louis: Steen signs four-year, $23 million extension

    In shooting down reports of a contract ultimatum last week, Alex Steen said “I want to be in St. Louis, and the organization knows that.” Turns out the organization wanted him, too. On Friday, the Blues announced they’ve signed Steen to a four-year, $23 million extension — one that carries a $5.75 million average annual value. “We are extremely excited to have Alexander signed for the next four seasons,” Blues GM Doug Armstrong said in a release. “He has developed into one of the league’s premier 200-foot players and is a key member of our leadership group. “He has shown tremendous loyalty to the Blues organization, its fans and the St. Louis community.” While the AAV is lower than his previous

  • ‘Too big of a risk’ — Smid to sit out season with neck issue
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    ‘Too big of a risk’ — Smid to sit out season with neck issue

    Ladislav Smid will not play this season for the Calgary Flames. The 30-year-old defenseman is still dealing with a neck issue, and he doesn’t want to jeopardize his life after hockey. Smid is set to become an unrestricted free agent next summer. He only played 22 games for the Flames last season, and just 31 the season prior. The Flames are reportedly bringing veteran defenseman Nicklas Grossman to camp on a tryout. If necessary, they could also consider bringing Kris Russell back, or explore signing another free agent like Dennis Seidenberg.

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    Lucic aims to give the Oilers ‘an identity’

    Some will roll their eyes, and maybe even note that John Tortorella was saying the same sort of stuff. “This is a team that hasn’t really had an identity over the last couple of years and I think that’s the first thing we need to establish,” Lucic said yesterday, per the Edmonton Journal. “You have the right coach, you have the right GM and you have the right superstar to lead the way.