Found October 20, 2011 on Kukla's Korner:
The Edmonton Oilers have made a couple of moves this week; sending defenceman Jeff Petry to the Oklahoma Barons of the AHL and have recalled right winger Ryan Keller. Petry is being sent to Oklahoma City to play more minutes, especially since the Barons are missing injured defenceman Taylor Fedun. Fedun broke his femur during a pre-season game in St. Paul Minnesota against the Wild. Continue reading "Oilers on the Move and Roster Updates"

Will Oilers keep top pick in town?

While Ryan Nugent-Hopkins could probably use a little seasoning in the minors, the top pick in June's draft is showing he may already be too good to send down. 

Petry Demoted

Jeff Petry was sent down today by the Edmonton Oilers. The "victim of a numbers game" is one of the six best defensemen available when all are healthy, but is also the one blue who is not waiver eligible. Oiler defenders who could reasonably be placed below Petry on a true depth chart would include Theo Peckham and Cam Barker. The Oilers top 6D are probably Ryan Whitney...

Lack of Scoring Becoming Concerning

The Edmonton Oilers have had various struggles this week; many games after playing so few, players come and going through the lineup due to injuries and the dreaded fall flu. Taylor Hall was questionable for Monday night’s game and did miss Tuesday night’s battle of Alberta. Coach Tom Renney has said that there are a few players that are also battling the flu or at least flu...

Will Ryan Nugent-Hopkins stay or go?

By Kathryn Uggerholt This weekend, Sam Gagner could return to the Edmonton Oilers lineup, placing Ryan Nugent-Hopkins under the spotlight more than ever. Has he proved he should stay with the club after nine games? The question arises now as to whether or not Nugent-Hopkins will stay, or even play, as coach Tom Renney said he is considering benching the rookie in the team’s tilt...

Richard Cloutier: 102.3 Now Feels Hockeybuzz + Oilers Come in Second

K, so it's like this: I crack a joke about Ryan Smyth Bobblehead Night, and some chucklehead calls into the morning show on 102.3 Now FM in Edmonton to talk about the blog's title. Thanks, whoever you are: There is no such thing as bad publicity. I've decided to make 102.3 Now FM the Oilers unofficial official station of choice. Why? I have no idea. I've never...

Richard Cloutier: Thursday Roster Notes

Something is happening today in Edmonton. Could be a bunch of roster moves or could be a trade. Still waiting to see what unfolds. What we know right now is: - Sam Gagner has been activated and should play tonight. There is no word as to which line he'll play on. - Jeff Petry has been sent down to the Oilers AHL farm team, the Oklahoma City Barons. - RW Ryan Keller...

Oil Change: Season 2 Overview

As the 2011-2012 NHL season opens, fans of the Edmonton Oilers can barely contain their growing excitement and curiosity. After finishing last in the league t...

Booing Heatley Sinks Oilers

Oilers fall 2-1 to Wild in Shootout The Edmonton Oilers, for the second time this week have found themselves giving up a one goal lead. The worst part is that they have held that one goal lead through nearly the entire game. On Tuesday the Oilers fell 2-1 to the Flames but not until there were less than five minutes left in that game. Thursday night in Edmonton was much worse. With...

Oilers assign Petry

General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers are assigning defenceman Jeff Petry to the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League. Petry, 23, appeared in three games with the Oilers this season collecting two pe...

Oil Country takes a stand against cancer

The Oilers Ladies pose for a photo at last year's event. Join the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation and the Oilers Ladies as they take a stand agai...

Oil Derrick certified for action

The Edmonton Oilers received some great news today, as the team’s symbolic icon, “The Oil Derrick”, has been certified for action for tonight&rsq...

Pregame Notes: Rangers at Edmonton

Game Preview ---> Tonight's Game AT The Rangers will face-off against the Edmonton Oilers tonight at Rexall Place (10:00 p.m. ET on MSG Network), in the third game of ...

Game Day: Can the Oilers make the playoffs?

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Minnesota Wild (2-2-2) at Edmonton Oilers (2-2-1), 9:30 p.m. (ET)

The Edmonton Oilers still can't find a way to win in Minnesota. The club hopes a return to Rexall Place this evening can help them find a little bit of momentum in its series with the Wild.

Wild's mastery of Oilers extends to nine contests

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Dany Heatley tied it with 2 seconds left in regulation and Matt Cullen scored the shootout winner in the Minnesota Wild 's 2-1 comeback victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night
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