WATCH: COMMUNITY | Oil Country Champtionship Launch

Oilers, alumni and celebrities will be lacing up their golf shoes for the second annual Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON, which tees off on July 31, 2017.
Via Oilers TV
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dmitri Samorukov Fully Focused on NHL, Oilers

A third-round pick for the Edmonton Oilers, Dmitri Samorukov had a good rookie season in the OHL with the Guelph Storm, and he completed his on-ice season skating for Team Russia at the U18 WJC in Slovakia. The Hockey Writers reached Samorukov and spoke with him in his native Russian while he was getting back home after the Oilers’ summer development camp. In this exclusive interview...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Oilers, Flames Rivalry Renewed

For hockey fans of a certain vintage, the phrase “Battle of Alberta” jogs up glorious memories from the past. Unfortunately, it has been so long since both teams have been good at the same time, most fans have no idea at just how intense the rivalry between the organizations and their fan bases used to be. No question the game has changed quite a bit in the 25 years since this...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Sophomore Oilers: Realistic Expectations

There are a handful of players on the Edmonton Oilers who will be returning for their second season with the team. For these players, their first year was one that ended in disappointing fashion but at the same time was a year that has to be viewed as extremely promising. They joined a successful team that made the playoffs and has one of the best young talents in the NHL as their...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

A Partial Defense of Oscar Klefbom’s GAR

Via Copper & Blue
5 days ago

Why The Auvitu Contract Is A Smart Gamble For The Oilers

On July 10th, the Oilers opted to sign free agent defenceman Yohann Auvitu, formerly of the New Jersey Devils. Signing Auvitu to a one-year, one-way contract worth $700,000 could prove to be a shrewd move by GM Pete Chiarelli and the rest of the Oilers brass. For one thing, the deal is basically risk free. Even if Auvitu completely bombs this season, at such a low cap hit and on...
Via The Oilers Rig
6 days ago

Oilers Could Have Both Of Canada’s WJC Goalies

Yea, you heard that right. While it looks like the goaltending has been solidified for at least the next 3 years with Cam Talbot and Laurent Brossoit, the team could have some serious help on the way in the coming years. Team Canada has recently released the list of invitees to this year’s development camp for the 2018 World Junior Championships in Buffalo and, among the list of...
Via The Oilers Rig
7 days ago

Oilers Re-Sign Dillon Simpson, Is This It?

Yesterday, the Edmonton Oilers re-signed Dillon Simpson to a one-year contract. According to Cap Friendly, the deal is worth $675,000 at the NHL level and $90,000 at the AHL level. This move brings back one of Bakersfield’s best defenders from a year ago and gives the Oilers yet another viable call-up option on the farm. Simpson, a 4th round pick in 2011, has evolved from a ...
Via The Oilers Rig
8 days ago

WATCH: RAW | Connor McDavid Press Conference

Connor McDavid, Bob Nicholson and Peter Chiarelli address the media at a press conference for McDavid's contract signing.
Via Oilers TV
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: CAMP RAW | Caleb Jones

Prospect Caleb Jones talks with media on Day 4 of Oilers Development Camp in Jasper.
Via Oilers TV
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers, Islanders swap Jordan Eberle for Ryan Strome

With trade season fully underway in the NHL following the completion of Wednesday’s expansion draft, the Edmonton Oilers and New York Islanders struck a deal. According to TSN.ca’s Darren Dreger, the Oilers have dealt center Jordan Eberle to New York in exchange for right winger Ryan Strome. It’s a rare one-for-one veteran trade.On the surface, it’s not a great deal for Edmonton...
Via The Comeback
June 22, 2017  |  Discuss

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