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  • PRINCIPE: Boys on the Blueline

    Saturday, 03.07.2015 / 9:21 AM
    . A work-in-progress group of guys banding together with an opportunity to grow into long-term pieces on the backend. It is mainly a baby-faced blueline that Edmonton has patrolling its own end, not that Jeff Petry was an old man. In fact, far from it. But at 27, he was established and was closing in on 300 NHL games before being dealt to Montreal at the trade deadline. It left a 20:57 nightly hole
  • MORNING SKATE REPORT: Oilers vs. Kings

    Tuesday, 03.03.2015 / 1:14 PM
    at it and understanding that loose pucks have to be ours. We have to, once again, just play a fast hockey game.” DISTRIBUTION OF MINUTES The Oilers moved defenceman Jeff Petry before yesterday’s trade deadline, leaving a hole on their blueline. Petry averaged 21:29 of ice time this season for the Oilers and that means, in his absence, minutes are up for grabs. Nelson says he hasn’t talked to his defensive players
  • BLOG: The genesis of the Petry deal

    Monday, 03.02.2015 / 6:50 PM
    With Jeff Petry’s status as a pending unrestricted free agent and the looming trade deadline, the Oilers began making inquiries with other clubs weeks ago, while keeping dialogue open for a contract. In the end, the eve of the deadline came and Petry was destined to be moved. Oilers General Manager Craig MacTavish broke down the trade that eventually sent Petry to Montreal, in exchange
  • BLOG: MacTavish talks young defence

    Monday, 03.02.2015 / 6:42 PM
    Oilers General Manager Craig MacTavish spoke to the media after the trade deadline had passed, and one of the topics he touched on was the organization’s young defensive prospects. After trading Jeff Petry to the Montreal Canadiens, the Oilers will get a look at a couple of young blueliners the remainder of the season. But MacTavish is also excited about the future of the blueline in coming years
  • BLOG: Players reflect on Petry

    Monday, 03.02.2015 / 2:35 PM
    A couple of Oilers players reflected after practice on Monday on Jeff Petry, who was traded to Montreal this morning, and how he handled the approaching deadline. “Petey was good for us this year,” Boyd Gordon said. “He started to play very well. We’re losing one of our best defencemen. That’s just kind of the way it is with him going to unrestricted free agency in the summer. These things
  • BLOG: Moving forward without Petry

    Monday, 03.02.2015 / 2:33 PM
    Oilers Interim Coach Todd Nelson spoke after practice on Monday, hours after the team traded Jeff Petry to Montreal for a second and conditional fifth-round pick in 2015. In response to a question of how the Oilers will move on without Petry on the blueline, Nelson said it’s opportunity for some players to step up. “We have seven healthy defencemen right now so we have options,” Nelson said
  • PRACTICE RAW | Coach Todd Nelson

    Todd Nelson comments on the Jeff Petry trade, today's practice and facing the Kings tomorrow....
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  • BLOG: An update on the Oilers selections in 2015 draft

    Monday, 03.02.2015 / 10:24 AM
    Here is an update on where the Oilers stand in the 2015 NHL Draft after the Jeff Petry trade. The Oilers have two first-round picks in the 2015 draft. They have their own pick and the one acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins, in exchange for David Perron. The Oilers also have two picks in the second round. They have their own second and the one acquired in the Petry trade this morning
  • BLOG: Oilers trade Petry for pair of picks

    Monday, 03.02.2015 / 7:04 AM
    The Oilers executed a trade early Monday morning, on deadline day, to move one of their pending free agents. The Oilers acquired a second-round pick, as well as a conditional fifth-round pick in 2015 from the Montreal Canadiens, in exchange for defenceman Jeff Petry. Petry, 27, has played in 295 NHL games, all for the Oilers, since being drafted in the second round of the 206 NHL Draft. He has
  • MORNING SKATE REPORT: Oilers vs. Blues

    Saturday, 02.28.2015 / 1:55 PM
    have to do for the last (20 games). We’ve got to stick with it and don’t really think about your personality and personal points or something, then you won’t be that good. So you’ve just got to think about the team first.” NO PETRY, OESTERLE IN Oilers management made a decision to scratch pending free agent Jeff Petry for tonight’s game against the Blues. This allows Jordan Oesterle a chance
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