Why did the Oilers trade Kassian?

Edmonton Oilers General Manager Ken Holland to discuss why the team decided to trade forward Zack Kassian to the Arizona Coyotes, stating how much the veteran meant to the team but ultimately made the deal for cap relief.

Why did the Oilers trade Kassian?

Edmonton Oilers General Manager Ken Holland to discuss why the team decided to trade forward Zack Kassian to the Arizona Coyotes, stating how much the veteran meant to the team but ultimately made the deal for cap relief.

Where did Zack Kassian go?

Arizona
Edmonton Oilers deal Zack Kassian to Arizona on draft night, create vital cap space Back to video. In order to clear the $3.2m/year in cap space, the Oilers and Coyotes swap 1st Round 2022 picks. Edmonton ships away #29 for #32. Kassian has 2 years to go on his deal.

Who did Oilers draft?

The Edmonton Oilers have selected winger Reid Schaefer with the 32nd-overall pick in the 2022 NHL Draft.

How many draft picks do the Oilers have in 2022?

Follow our live coverage of the 2022 NHL Draft. The Edmonton Oilers will select 29th, 158th, 190th and 222nd at the draft. Coming off a run to the conference final, the Oilers don’t have picks in the second, third or fourth rounds but could possibly swing a trade or two from the draft floor to acquire more.

How much cap space do the Oilers have?

$7 million
It’s a hefty price to pay in order to unload a contract, but freeing up the money is a big deal for the Oilers, who had just $7 million in available cap space and still have to sign a goaltender, make a pitch for Evander Kane and make qualifying offers for Ryan McLeod, Jesse Puljujarvi and Kailer Yamamoto.

What picks do the Oilers have in 2021?

The 2021 National Hockey League Draft took place virtually July 23-24. The Edmonton Oilers had six picks this year: 22nd overall (Xavier Bourgault), 90th overall (Luca M├╝nzenberger), 116th overall (Jake Chiasson), 180th overall (Matvey Petrov), 186th overall (Shane Lachance) and 212th overall (Max Wanner).

Did the Oilers Trade Kassian?

The Edmonton Oilers traded forward Zack Kassian, the No. 29 pick, a 2024 third-round draft pick and a 2025 second-round draft pick to the Arizona Coyotes during the 2022 NHL Draft on Thursday. The Oilers received the No. 32 pick in return.

How many draft Picks do the Edmonton Oilers have in 2021?

six picks
The 2021 National Hockey League Draft took place virtually July 23-24. The Edmonton Oilers had six picks this year: 22nd overall (Xavier Bourgault), 90th overall (Luca M├╝nzenberger), 116th overall (Jake Chiasson), 180th overall (Matvey Petrov), 186th overall (Shane Lachance) and 212th overall (Max Wanner).

How many 1st round picks do the Oilers have?

The highest the Oilers have picked is first overall, which they did on three successive occasions between 2010 and 2012 and, most recently, 2015. They selected Taylor Hall (2010), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2011), Nail Yakupov (2012), and Connor McDavid (2015).

Who picks first in 2022 NHL Draft?

The Montreal Canadiens
The 2022 NHL Draft began with the first round on Thursday and will continue on Friday with Rounds 2-7. The Montreal Canadiens had the top overall selection and got to make it in their home arena, Bell Centre.

What draft Picks do the Oilers have in 2021?

What picks do the Oilers have in the 2021 draft?

Edmonton’s first-round draft pick, Xavier Bourgault of the Shawinigan Cataractes, is in a tie for first place in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) with 16 goals, and Oilers’ sixth-round selection, Matvey Petrov of the North Bay Battalion, sits tied for No. 2 in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with 15 goals.