Jeff Petry RUMORS & NEWS

  • Oilers’ asking price for Jeff Petry now likely a lot higher

    Edmonton Journal "Defenceman should fetch Oilers at least a first-rounder in trade after Wednesday’s NHL deals With the defending Cup champion Los Angeles Kings giving up a first-round draft pick in 2015 and a blue-chip prospect to acquire solid Carolina Hurricanes defenceman Andrej Sekera, the gauntlet has..." February 26

  • Is it time to shut Jeff Petry down before trade deadline?

    Edmonton Journal "With the Edmonton Oilers taking calls from Western and Eastern Conference teams on rental defenceman Jeff Petry, has he played his last game in orange and blue? The Oilers only have two games before the trade deadline March 2 at 1 p.m. MDT–in Minnesota against Devan Dubnyk and the surging Wild..." February 24

  • Could Todd Nelson Be The Key To Keeping Jeff Petry?

    The Copper & Blue "With the NHL's trade deadline in the not too distant future I spend a lot of time thinking about Jeff Petry. League wide, it's more or less accepted that when the deadline passes, Petry will be a member of a team that is not located in Edmonton. I know this, and I've tried to make peace with it,..." February 19

  • Jeff Petry’s days with the Edmonton Oilers are numbered

    Edmonton Journal "When you’re at the bottom rung of the National Hockey League ladder, it’s pretty obvious you’re a seller at the trade deadline — especially with guys who can walk away on July 1, no strings attached. Which brings us to Jeff Petry. The Edmonton Oilers defenceman is in the prime of his career,..." January 13

  • Oilers Jeff Petry finding his stride

    Edmonton Sun "Missing training camp had Jeff Petry playing catch-up through the first part of the NHL season. And getting off to a late start made the Edmonton Oilers defenceman an easy target through the team’s early-season struggles. Yet, Petry is starting to find his game and is beginning to resemble..." November 15

  • Shutdown defenceman Petry whipping boy of Oilers fans

    Edmonton Journal "Jeff Petry has the oil drop logo on his chest and a target around the No. 2 on his back. He’s the game-night whipping boy of a number of Edmonton Oilers fans, just as they picked on fellow defencemen Tom Poti, Cory Cross and Tom Gilbert in the past. Fans in Oilers Nation invariably pick on a..." November 03

  • Oilers opt to sit veteran defenceman Jeff Petry to give Darnell Nurse his first NHL start

    Edmonton Sun "When a team gives up 10 goals in its first two games, the decision about whether to make a change on defence is pretty easy. Yes. But deciding which of his six starters to sit Tuesday in Los Angeles was the more difficult end of the equation for head coach Dallas Eakins. The optics..." October 15

  • Jeff Petry A Healthy Scratch vs. Kings

    The Copper & Blue "Jeff Petry gets the healthy scratch from Dallas Eakings Petry's ice time shows that Eakins wasn't thrilled with the defenseman for some reason, though by most reviews he's been the Oilers best defender thus far." October 14

  • Trading Jeff Petry

    The Copper & Blue "Is it possible for the Oilers to manufacture a trade involving Jeff Petry that they can win? Alright...a few qualifiers before I start this article: I HATE writing "Armchair GM" stuff. Derek Zona asked me to. am one of those "good in the room" guys who does what is asked of him to help the..." October 09

  • Jeff Petry and Ladislav Smid must get better, not worse, for the Edmonton Oilers to make the playoffs

    Edmonton Journal "Ten Things the Oilers must do to make the playoffs Part 3 In Part 1 of this Cult of Hockey series we focused on how the Oilers have to find depth defenders and how the teams’ young stars must step up as leaders and refuse to lose. In Part 2 we looked at the need to get solid forechecking out of..." September 20