How much cap space should the Oilers be using to sign Sam Gagner to a new contract?
How might the Oilers act to make their team better this summer while budgeting appropriately for the medium to long term future as well.
With the Leafs win tonight they're in the playoffs and the Oilers are now the team with the most consecutive years on the outside looking in. That might not sound great but remember this: The Leafs suck.
It may feel like more of the same, and it could be, but there's a chance it could be exactly what the team needs.
In today's press conference announcing changes to the front office, those in charge, including Kevin Lowe, were asked some tough questions. This was a rather unexpected turn of events from a media group that doesn't typically question the message.
The Edmonton Oilers have a terrible shot differential this season. What might that imply for their performance in 2013-14?
Jerred Smithson at least isn't offensively bad at hockey, Mike Brown style, but he's pretty bad and certainly not worth a fourth-round draft pick.