Skip to content

Are the Oilers done dealing for the day?

Nov 8, 2013, 9:21 PM EDT

2012 NHL Entry Draft - Rounds 2-7 Getty Images

So, it’s been a wild day for the Edmonton Oilers and general manager Craig MacTavish. Now, the question becomes: is he done dealing for the day, or is another move on the way?

According to Sportsnet.ca columnist Mark Spector, the Oilers are believed to be in discussions with the Philadelphia Flyers about forward Wayne Simmonds. Defenseman Luke Schenn was also included in the report as someone who could potentially be on his way to Edmonton.

Interesting the timing of such news. The Oilers are in Philadelphia to play the Flyers on Saturday.

According to TSN’s Ryan Rishaug, another deal does not appear to be imminent.

For what it’s worth, MacTavish told 630 CHED in Edmonton that, “Certainly no moves imminent and hopefully none for quite some time.”

The Oilers sit at the bottom of the Pacific Division, with four wins through 17 games. And on Friday, MacTavish unloaded on a pair of deals.

The first move included a trade with Edmonton’s division and Alberta rival from Calgary.

The Oilers sent defenseman Ladislav Smid and goalie prospect Olivier Roy to Calgary in exchange for forward Roman Horak and goalie prospect Laurent Brossoit.

The Oilers also signed free agent Ilya Bryzgalov, the charismatic goaltender, to a one-year contract.

Latest Posts
  1. Leafs sign Kadri to a one-year contract extension

    Jul 5, 2015, 3:55 PM EDT

    Nazem Kadri #43 of the Toronto Maple Leafs gets set for a faceoff against the Boston Bruins in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 6, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Bruins defeated the Maple Leafs 5-2 to take a 2-1 series lead.
(May 5, 2013 - Source: Claus Andersen/Getty Images North America) Getty Images

    The deal will reportedly pay him $4.1 million next season.

  2. Report: Mikkel Boedker files for salary arbitration

    Jul 5, 2015, 3:08 PM EDT

    Mikkel Boedker AP

    His peak came in 2013-14: 19 goals, 51 points.

  3. Teacher-pest: Blue Jackets add Jarkko Ruutu to staff

    Jul 5, 2015, 2:20 PM EDT

    ruutugetty Getty Images

    Perhaps Blue Jackets prospects can learn from his scrappy ways.

  4. Clune is set to attend Leafs camp after signing with AHL’s Marlies

    Jul 5, 2015, 12:31 PM EDT

    Rich Clune AP

    He shared his story (and struggles) this past week.

  5. Report: Wild’s Haula files for arbitration

    Jul 5, 2015, 10:49 AM EDT

    haulagetty Getty Images

    That doesn’t guarantee that a hearing would take place, though.

  6. Changes continue for Canucks after reportedly letting go of their head trainer

    Jul 4, 2015, 11:20 PM EDT

    AP

    Vancouver started its development camp this weekend.

  7. Report: Contract negotiations between Blackhawks, Kruger ‘progressing OK’

    Jul 4, 2015, 10:10 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    His offensive totals were down, but was regularly used on penalty kill.

  8. Putting pen to paper: Wild re-sign Dubnyk

    Jul 4, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    AP

    They had agreed to terms last weekend.

  9. Oilers prospect Draisaitl ‘totally fine’ playing the wing

    Jul 4, 2015, 5:40 PM EDT

    Getty Images

    Played 37 games with Edmonton last season before getting sent back to the WHL.

  10. Caps agree to terms with veteran goalie Dan Ellis

    Jul 4, 2015, 12:48 PM EDT

    Dan Ellis Getty Images

    Washington’s AHL tandem has more NHL playing experience than Holtby and Grubauer.

  11. Canucks ink journeyman Blair Jones

    Jul 4, 2015, 11:30 AM EDT

    Blair Jones Getty Images

    He usually gets at least one stint in the NHL per season.

  12. Hoffman files for arbitration after breakout season

    Jul 4, 2015, 10:18 AM EDT

    Mike Hoffman Getty Images

    The two sides reportedly aren’t close to an agreement.

Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. Z. Kassian (2546)
  2. S. Voynov (2466)
  3. M. Richards (2443)
  4. B. Saad (2407)
  5. P. Kessel (2326)
  1. B. Richards (2161)
  2. R. O'Reilly (2092)
  3. M. Green (2068)
  4. M. St. Louis (1972)
  5. A. Sekera (1789)