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      As most of you know Invision announced they were retiring chat April 30th.   After speaking with our webmaster the Oilers Organization has decided to cover the cost to have a new chat application added to the forums. Hope to have this up and running within a week for you all.
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  1. Do you really think the Oilers have the money to go out and sign any UFA's ? It's going to be all quiet on the UFA front for Edmonton . I Got to say WTF Chiarelli ?????
  2. I sure hope they sign Pitlick . He could be a real difference maker if he can come back in top shape and stay healthy .
  3. It looks like they are stuck with the same top four defenders for the next four years . They still need a 3c & a volume shooter to play with McDavid . Maybe I don't see the big picture ?
  4. What bothers me though is they have no room in the top four or on the payroll to add anyone such as a Faulk or Barrie to make up for some lost offense until Sekera returns . What do they do promote Fayne or sign Gryba to play with Russell on the second pairing ? Can they still sign a UFA that might make a difference on the blueline ? I just don't think it helps the cause .
  5. The key to the deal is the front loaded contract and the ability to move him after the second year .
  6. Isn't that sweet . THEY DON'T NEED SWEET PLAYERS !!!!!!!
  7. So the blueline stays the same and they anxiously await Sekera's return . Do they sign Radim Vrbata to a cheapo 1 year contract and call it a day ? Is Strome the 3c ? Do they sign Gryba & Oesterle ? Do they really care about Leon & Connor ? What's next ? They probably will have the potential to move him after the second year .
  8. Apparently according to the bleacher report Russell has been officially signed . 4 years x 4 mil . Spector says it's front loaded , 5 mil - 4.5 mil - 4 mil - 2.5 mil = 16 mil over 4 years .
  9. Maybe they can trade Nuge to the Golden Knights for Oscar Lindberg .
  10. Good idea .
  11. There was talk of a modified NMC . What ever that means ?
  12. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will be gone for sure after they sign Russell for his absurd contract .
  13. If they have to pay him 4 mil make it for one year , two max . He will soon be a bottom pairing defenseman , if he isn't already .
  14. Sorry folks I hate what I'm hearing . Kris Russell 4x4mil with a NMC is horrible . if Chiarelli traded Eberle to free up cap space to sign Russell he has his priorities mixed up . It's too much for too long a term . Sure he's a good guy . But there are a lot of good guy's out there that are younger , less expensive and better hockey players , that won't hand cuff further improvement to the blueline .