OILERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Best and Worst of the Oilers Managment

Since 2006, The Edmonton Oilers have hired four general managers to right the ship from the constant mediocrity to down right awfulness. Join me down memory lane as I look at the best trade and the worst trade from Kevin Lowe, Steve Tambellini and Craig MacTavish.  In this article, I am only focusing on the trades. I feel like for Kevin Lowe for example, it would be tough to list...
Via The Oilers Rig
4 hours ago

WATCH: RAW | Matt Hendricks

Matt Hendricks comments on the Oilers off season moves at the Celebrity Pro Am.
Via Oilers TV
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: RAW | Jordan Eberle

Jordan Eberle comments on the Oilers off season moves at the Celebrity Pro Am.
Via Oilers TV
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oscar Klefbom, Adam Larsson and the Edmonton Oilers

If both players manage to stay relatively healthy throughout their NHL careers, there is no question that the Edmonton Oilers will end up on the wrong end of the Taylor Hall for Adam Larsson swap. Trading away a 24-year-old proven driver and point producer for a guy who “could” one day turn into a legit top pairing defenceman,  is a deal that has potential disaster written all...
Via The Hockey Writers
8 hours ago

Will Edmonton’s growing defense be enough for a playoff spot?

The best-before date on “crucial season for the Oilers,” expired long ago, but the goal is still the same for 2016-17: get back to the post-season for the first time in, now, more than a decade. Milan Lucic has replaced Taylor Hall as a top-line winger, while Jesse Puljujarvi is the latest lottery pick to bring excellent skill as a potential top-six forward. But defense is going...
Via The Hockey News
8 hours ago

Oilers Sunday Night Links

Another week has come and gone in the summer of 2016. As we approach the final week of July, the month of August is now firmly in our sights, the last month without hockey for this calendar year. While I still think we will get some news in the form of another Oilers transaction or two, this week was another slow one in terms of news for Oiler fans. So, without further ado, here...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

Rumor Roundup: Trading Yakupov won’t be easy for Oilers

Throughout last season, Edmonton Oilers right wing Nail Yakupov was frequently mentioned as a potential trade candidate. Entering this off-season, speculation persisted the 2012 first-overall draft pick would be dealt at some point. Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli was certainly busy in recent weeks, shipping left wing Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils for defenseman Adam Larsson and...
Via The Hockey News
2 days ago

WATCH: 1-ON-1 | Brossoit at Oilers Hockey School

Laurent Brossoit talks with Tom Gazzola at the Oilers Hockey School in St. Albert.
Via Oilers TV
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dog Days of Oilers Summer

The dog days of summer are here and with that come out the rumor mongers, fakes and trolls just trying to get a reaction from the masses. In the last few days we’ve seen numerous rumors surrounding the Oilers; some have been immediately discounted by people in the know, others caused a stir for a few hours and some are just so outrageous they don’t deserve the time. Social media...
Via The Oilers Rig
3 days ago

Ford of Canada extends and expands partnership with Edmonton Oilers

(EDMONTON, AB) - Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) announced today a multi-year extension of their partnership with Ford of Canada, which is highlighted by the renaming of the Wintergarden at Rogers Place to Ford Hall. Ford has been the Officia...
Via NHL.com
6 days ago

Oilers sign Puljujarvi to entry-level contract

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers have signed Jesse Puljujarvi, the fourth overall pick at the draft, to a three-year entry level contract. Puljujarvi joins a young Oilers core led by star center Connor McDavid. The 18-year-old forward spent last season with the Finish Elite League's Oulu Karpat, getting 28 points (13 goals, 15 assists) in 50 games. He also had nine...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Gretzky convinced Milan Lucic to join the Oilers

In modern sports, it’s pretty common to see the elders in any given sport give advice to their younger counterparts. You saw it during NBA free agency when Jerry West gave Kevin Durant guidance. Now it has come out via a report that the NHL has gotten in on the fun as well. During the RoenickLife Podcast, Milan Lucic talked about how Wayne Gretzky gave him counsel when trying to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Milan Lucic signs seven-year deal with Oilers

Former Boston Bruins and Los Angeles Kings forward Milan Lucic has signed a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers. The move reunites Lucic with former general manager Peter Chiarelli, who was the GM of the Bruins and who drafted Lucic in the 2006 NHL Draft. Welcome to #OilCountry, Milan Lucic! The #Oilers have officially signed the forward to a seven-year contract...
Via Total Sports Live
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers trade Taylor Hall to New Jersey for Adam Larsson

The Edmonton Oilers have traded star forward Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils in a one-for-one deal for Adam Larsson, reports Bob McKenzie of TSN.ca. Trading Hall is certainly a bold move by the Oilers. Hall is among the upper-echelon of talented forwards in the game today. He posted  26 goals and 65 points last season in 82 games and has hit the 25-goal mark once before. The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Oilers may be shopping Taylor Hall and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

There’s been plenty of trade smoke blowing around the Edmonton Oilers this summer, and it’s starting to sound like there may be some real fire at the source of all of those rumors. Specifically, various reports have suggested the team might be willing to part with Taylor Hall or Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in order to improve their defense. LeBrun: "I think Taylor Hall is available...
Via Puck Drunk Love
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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