The star forward is among the league leaders in points, but his production and on-ice numbers at even-strength are lower that expected. It’s critical for the coaching staff and management to figure out what’s going on with Draisaitl if they want their 5v5 numbers to improve.
Quick query using publicly available data and an understanding of the salary cap and player aging curves could have prevented this fiasco.
The bottom six forwards struggled out of the gate, but they’ve been productive over the last ten games.
Looks like Kyle Turris is going to get a shot at playing on the Oilers penalty kill. A look into his career numbers and how he might be able to help.
The defenceman is rumored to be on the Oilers radar. What would the Oilers expect from him, considering their needs at even-strength and the penalty kill.