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Connor McDavid Wowing Fans At Oilers Development Camp (Video)

Connor McDavid already is drawing rave reviews from Edmonton Oilers fans and he hasn’t yet played in an official game for the team. Oilers development camp is underway and McDavid, as expected, is putting on a show. In addition to showing off his smooth hands, excellent playmaking skill and incredible offensive awareness, he scored five goals in a recent scrimmage. Even though...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oilers get G Anders Nilsson in trade with Blackhawks

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers have acquired goaltender Anders Nilsson in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks. The 25-year-old Nilsson has a 9-9 record and a 3.05 goals-against average in 23 career NHL games with the New York Islanders. He played in the Kontinental Hockey League last season. Nilsson was traded from New York to Chicago last October in the deal that sent...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Acquire Liam Coughlin

Blackhawks announced today they acquired forward Liam Coughlin from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for goaltender Anders Nilsson. Coughlin, 20, was a fifth round pick (#130 overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft by the Oilers. Listed at 6-3 and 200 pounds, Coughlin posted 60 points (20 goals, 40 assists) in 54 games for the Vernon […] The post Blackhawks Acquire Liam Coughlin appeared...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NHL 30 For 30: Edmonton Oilers

View image | gettyimages.com Welcome to NHL 30 for 30: a brand new series that will breakdown every NHL team this off season. You can expect to see a new post everyday until the end of July, starting from the 30th place team, and finishing with the Stanley Cup champions. With so many changes coming in the off season, some teams will be improving dramatically, while others will...
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Video: Oilers’ prospects compete in a cooking competition

Adjusting to life as a professional hockey player can be challenging, so the Edmonton Oilers devised a prospect camp which not only covers on-ice topics but also teaches young prospects about nutrition and a proper diet. The prospects were split into teams and were challenged to go shopping, stay within their budget and create a couple dishes while demonstrating their culinary...
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Video: Oilers’ prospects compete in a cooking competition

Adjusting to life as a professional hockey player can be challenging, so the Edmonton Oilers devised a prospect camp which not only covers on-ice topics but also teaches young prospects about nutrition and a proper diet. The prospects were split into teams and were challenged to go shopping, stay within their budget and create a couple dishes while demonstrating their culinary...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers sign No. 1 overall pick McDavid to 3-year, entry-level deal

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Connor McDavid played 66 junior games for the Erie Otters this season and seven more at the world junior championship. Even when the hockey stopped, there was more to do. McDavid went to Quebec City for the CHL awards, Buffalo for the NHL scouting combine, Edmonton for a visit and finally South Florida for the NHL draft. This week, the No. 1 pick is back in Edmonton...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers sign Connor McDavid to 3-year, entry-level contract

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with center Connor McDavid on a three-year, entry-level contract. The 18-year-old star spent the last three seasons with the OHL's Erie Otters. He was selected by the Oilers with the first overall pick in the NHL draft last month. McDavid, from Newmarket, Ontario, had 120 points (44 goals, 76 assists) in 47 games with...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green movement coloring way sports looks at environment

CHICAGO (AP) Andrew Ference was at the beginning of his NHL career when he met Dr. David Suzuki, who hosts a TV show in Canada. The conversation with the award-winning scientist changed the life of the young defenseman. Ference told Suzuki about all the ways he's environmentally responsible at home. The famous environmentalist responded with a shrug. ''I was really patting myself...
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Oilers sign Sekera for 6 years, Letestu for 3 years

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers have continued their offseason makeover, signing defenseman Andrej Sekera and center Mark Letestu on Wednesday. Sekera's deal is worth $33 million over six years, and Letestu will reportedly earn $5.4 million over three years. Sekera had three goals and 20 assists over 73 games with Carolina and Los Angeles last season. The native of Bojnice...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Sign Big Name Free Agent Defenseman

View image | gettyimages.com The Edmonton Oilers have made quite a bit of noise as of late.  The team selected highly touted prospect Connor McDavid with the first pick in the NHL Draft just five days ago. Then, during round two, the Oilers made a move for goalie Cam Talbot, who was phenomenal last season and will likely be their goalie of the future. Today, the Oilers made one...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes acquire Gordon from Oilers in exchange for Korpikoski

  The Arizona Coyotes have acquired center Boyd Gordon from the Edmonton Oilers for forward Lauri Korpikoski. The 31-year-old Gordon had six goals and seven assists in 68 games with the Oilers last season. Gordon had 12 goals and 25 assists in 123 games with the Coyotes from 2011-2013. He was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the first round (17th overall) in the 2002 draft...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes acquire Gordon from Edmonton for Korpikoski

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have acquired center Boyd Gordon from the Edmonton Oilers for forward Lauri Korpikoski. The 31-year-old Gordon had six goals and seven assists in 68 games with the Oilers last season. Gordon had 12 goals and 25 assists in 123 games with the Coyotes from 2011-2013. He was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the first round (17th overall...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes reacquire Boyd Gordon in trade for Lauri Korpikoski

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Coyotes have reacquired center Boyd Gordon from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for left wing Lauri Korpikoski. Gordon, 31, had 12 goals and 25 assists in two seasons (2011-13) with the Coyotes before signing with Edmonton as a free agent. He had six goals and seven assists last season and ranked 11th in the NHL  with a 55.9 face-off percentage. "We...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers acquire goalie Talbot from Rangers for draft picks

SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Edmonton Oilers got their goaltender, acquiring Cam Talbot from the New York Rangers. On a busy day of trades Saturday at the NHL draft, the Oilers sent the 57th, 79th and 184th picks to New York for Talbot and the 209th pick. Talbot has just 57 games of NHL experience, but at age 27 he could still blossom into a starter. He has a year left on his contract and...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bolts Trade 7th Round Pick (208) To Oilers

TRADE: #TBLightning deal pick No. 208 to the Edmonton Oilers for a 2016 7th Rounder. — Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) June 27, 2015
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers get goaltender Cam Talbot, trade picks to Rangers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) The Edmonton Oilers got their goaltender, acquiring Cam Talbot from the New York Rangers. On a busy day of trades Saturday at the NHL draft, the Oilers sent the 57th, 79th and 184th picks to New York for Talbot and the 209th pick. Talbot has just 57 games of NHL experience, but at age 27 he could still blossom into a starter. He has a year left on his contract...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers acquire Cam Talbot from Rangers

The goalie trades continue! The Edmonton Oilers have finally acquired a goaltender, receiving Cam Talbot and pick 209 from the New York Rangers in exchange for pick 57, 79 and 184 in the 2015 NHL Draft. Rangers trade Cam Talbot and pick 209 to Oilers for pick 57, 79, and 184 — Аrpon Basu (@ArponBasu) June 27, 2015 The Oilers were connected to several goalies who were believed...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers acquire Cam Talbot from Rangers

The goalie trades continue! The Edmonton Oilers have finally acquired a goaltender, receiving Cam Talbot and pick 209 from the New York Rangers in exchange for pick 57, 79 and 184 in the 2015 NHL Draft. Rangers trade Cam Talbot and pick 209 to Oilers for pick 57, 79, and 184 — Аrpon Basu (@ArponBasu) June 27, 2015 The Oilers were connected to several goalies who were believed...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders wheel Griffin Reinhart to Oilers for picks

The Islanders started draft night with no picks in the first round, but Garth Snow dealt his way in with two trades. The first trade they made was interesting, as top prospect defenseman Griffin Reinhart went to the Edmonton Oilers for picks 16 in the first round and 33 in the second round. Reinhart was the number 4 pick in the 2012 Draft, and was picked ahead of Filip Forsberg,...
Via Bloguin Best
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders wheel Griffin Reinhart to Oilers for picks

The Islanders started draft night with no picks in the first round, but Garth Snow dealt his way in with two trades. The first trade they made was interesting, as top prospect defenseman Griffin Reinhart went to the Edmonton Oilers for picks 16 in the first round and 33 in the second round. Reinhart was the number 4 pick in the 2012 Draft, and was picked ahead of Filip Forsberg,...
Via Puck Drunk Love
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers select Erie Otters center Connor McDavid with first pick in NHL draft

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Edmonton Oilers select Erie Otters center Connor McDavid with first pick in NHL draft.
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton Oilers draft Connor McDavid at No. 1

With the first overall pick in the 2015 NHL Draft, the Edmonton Oilers selected Connor McDavid on Friday in Sunrise, Florida. McDavid, 18, to the Oilers has been a done deal since the lottery balls came up in their favor April 18. McDavid has been compared to Wayne Gretzky and Sidney Crosby.  The Newmarket, Ont., native brushes off the comparisons, but he won’t blame anyone...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NHL Draft order, TV schedule

Thee 2015 NHL Draft is Friday night and Saturday in Sunrise, Florida, with the Edmonton Oilers picking first.  The Oilers are followed by the Buffalo Sabres, Arizona Coyotes, Toronto Maple Leafs and Carolina Hurricanes. 2015 NHL Draft Where: BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida When: Friday, June 26, at 7 p.m. ET and Saturday, June 27, at 10 a.m. ET TV: NBCSN (Friday) and...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

McDavid's NHL draft moment - going No. 1 - finally is here

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) There's no mystery, no drama, no guessing about what will happen when the Edmonton Oilers make the first pick in Friday night's NHL draft. It's going to be Connor McDavid's moment. The 6-foot-1 center has already been compared to the game's royalty and he is expected to go No. 1 to Edmonton. Hobey Baker winner Jack Eichel from Boston University is expected to...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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