ROUNDTABLE: Is Leon Draisaitl’s Deal A Good One For The Oilers?

Via Copper & Blue
11 hours ago

Draisaitl Signing Is a Huge Relief for Oilers

The Edmonton Oilers and their fans can breathe a huge sigh of relief after the team announced they had finally signed restricted free agent Leon Draisaitl to a contract. The deal, as you’ve probably read, is an eight-year deal worth an $8.5 million AAV. This ends months of speculation of a predatory offer sheet or trade. Remember, earlier this summer, that there were rumors of...
Via The Hockey Writers
13 hours ago

Understanding the Draisaitl Deal

Wednesday, for most Edmonton Oilers fans, was a good day. As was announced mid-afternoon, the Oilers signed Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year extension worth $68 million. It was a deal that will keep one of the team’s premier forwards in the fold for the long term and it represents the second time this summer that a potentially elite player showed a desire to stay with a team that...
Via The Hockey Writers
14 hours ago

Top 25 Under 25: #8 - Darnell Nurse

Via Copper & Blue
1 day ago

Oilers Extend Draisaitl For 8 Years

IT FINALLY HAPPENED! The Edmonton Oilers have just announced the signing of Leon Draisaitl to an 8-year contract with an annual AAV of 8.5 million: The 21-year-0ld German forward had himself a career year with the Oilers, putting up 77pts in 82 games played. Much of these points were scored while playing on the wing with Connor McDavid. His stellar regular season was followed up...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

Why Kailer Yamamoto will NOT make the 2017-18 Edmonton Oilers

Fall’s early stirrings are in the air in Oil Country. Speculation on the upcoming NHL season is beginning, roster possibilities are being thrown around, and recently, one idea is building momentum among some Oilers’ fans: Kailer Yamamoto stands a good chance of making the team. You can understand why the idea has its supporters. The 2017 1st rounder was flat-out dominant in...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

Oilers Sign Kailer Yamamoto

Last night, the Edmonton Oilers made it official with their first round draft choice from this past June’s NHL entry draft. The club agreed to a three-year entry-level contract with Kailer Yamamoto, locking him into Edmonton until at least 2020 should he make the club this fall. While it shouldn’t have, the deal appeared to come as a surprise to many Oiler fans when it was announced...
Via The Oilers Rig
6 days ago

WATCH: RAW | Ryan Strome

Ryan Strome speaks to the media at Oilers Hockey School about his position, what he can bring to the Oilers, coming to a new city and more.
Via Oilers TV
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 1-ON-1 | Mark Letestu

Mark Letestu comments on his off-season goals and building on the team's success last season from the Syncrude Oil Country Championship.
Via Oilers TV
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: OILERS TODAY | Eager for the Ice

Oilers players may be enjoying the off-season, but they're working hard and eager to trade the golf clubs for hockey sticks. Chris Wescott reports.
Via Oilers TV
16 days ago  |  Discuss

This tattoo of Connor McDavid is incredibly lifelike

Oilers superstar Connor McDavid appears to be on his way becoming the new face of the NHL, a title currently held by Sidney Crosby.There’s a lot to like about McDavid’s game — as well as his attitude. He’s a leader, but does so in quiet fashion, without showboating or rubbing it in his opponent’s faces.Maybe that’s why one particular fan got a tattoo of his face that...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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