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And on the 1st day, he created the heavens, then called it an off-season…

By , July 2, 2011 12:23 am
Tambi was a busy man today...

Tambi was a busy man today...

OK, really, today wasn’t THAT good. It was good though, and I was surprised how much the Edmonton Oilers got done in a single day. This is the same crew of people that snailed their way through last off-season and did much to improve the farm team, but very little to improve the big club with Colin Fraser, Jim Vandermeer and Kurtis Foster being the “big” additions.

So, let’s summarize: Continue reading 'And on the 1st day, he created the heavens, then called it an off-season…'»

Jacques/Stortini cut loose…

By , June 27, 2011 5:38 pm

… so to speak. Neither player have been offered a qualifying offer, which makes them UFAs. I don’t see the Oilers signing either of them now, although I suppose they could try and sign Zack to a 2-way contract (he was 1-way before, which means his Q.O. had to also be 1-way). In other words, the Oil could still technically re-sign these guys again, just to a worse contract than they already had (i.e. in Katz’ pocketbook’s favor).

EDIT:


Oilers qualified the following RFA players: Chorney, Smid, O’Marra, Cogliano, Peckham

Jacques Is Bacques…

By , July 13, 2010 2:59 pm
Hell fuckin ya... Jacques doing what he does best..

Hell fuckin ya... Jacques doing what he does best..

Today the Oilers re-signed Jean-Francois Jacques to a 1-year, one-way, $615k deal.

As mentioned before, I know I’m in the minority here, but I’m happy about this re-signing. I think Jacques was easily our best energy guy last year. The unfortunate part was Quinn used him pretty heavily in a power forward role. I didn’t even mind that so much, but it didn’t work out.

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