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Oilers Goaltenders Looks to Prevail Team to the Next Level

The Edmonton Oilers started the season with a goaltender tandem of Jack Campbell and Stuart Skinner. Campbell, the starter had high expectations going into the season, after the Oilers signed the veteran to a sizeable contract this offseason. While rookie netminder, Stuart Skinner, came into the season with only 16 games of experience.  Campbell got off to a rocky start but has since rebounded with three games, where he recorded a save percentage above 90%. Campbell was lit up against the Calgary Flames, allowing four goals on 11 total shots, before being replaced. Skinner shut the door for the remainder of the game stopping all 31 shots on goal.  Both Oilers goaltenders have caught a rhythm and have been putting up solid numbers over the past five games. Edmonton sits with a 3-3-0 record, but look to improve with their new tandem netminders. The stars are once again shining to start the year for Edmonton. Draisaitl currently leads the team with three goals and eight assists, while McD

NHL Rumors: David Perron a 'difference maker', Mike Matheson, Stuart Skinner

Yes, at last we are nearing the start of the 2022-23 season, a time in which all 32 teams have a shot at winning the Stanley Cup. Here are some of the top headlines and notes prior to the NHL season:   David Perron sees himself as a "difference maker."   The 34-year-old veteran forward views himself as a difference-maker within the Detroit Red Wings organization. Perron is coming off of another solid season playing for the St. Louis Blues, where the winger was able to put up 57 points in 67 games.   To start, the Red Wings signed Perron to a two-year contract, worth a total value of $9,500,000, or an average of $4,750,000 per year.   What does Perron bring to the Red Wings' lineup? Perron will act as a veteran presence on a young Detroit team. The veteran will play in the top-six with the likes of Lucas Raymond and Dylan Larkin, among some names.   The Red Wings are in the midst of a rebuild but are at the stage where contending for a playoff spot will be highly