September 17th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Prospects 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers have gotten their pre-season off to a solid start. While official NHL camps haven't opened yet, The World Cup of Hockey is getting into full swing and the 2016 Rookie and Young Stars Camp has begun with a few Oilers — most notably some international players — getting right into the action. Draisaitl with 3 goals in his...

September 17th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, News, Top Stories 0 comments

Andrew Ference's NHL career may be coming to a close because of injury and he says Connor McDavid should be the next captain of the Edmonton Oilers. Ference suffered micro-fractures in his right hip and played in just six games with the Oilers in 2015-16. Although he has gone on 100 km bike rides this summer, Ference has not skated or run...

September 16th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Long Read 0 comments

Every NHL team has fringe players — players who barely hang on to NHL employment and are one bad week, maybe one bad game, away from losing their spot to another player. At any time they could be demoted, traded or waived by their respective NHL clubs. The Edmonton Oilers are no exception and this year, with improved depth throughout the...

September 15th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Prospects 0 comments

For Oilers fans who love to see where young prospects and rookies end up, the Oilers' Rookie Camp — happening between September 16-19 — is one of the most exciting times of the summer. On Wednesday, the Edmonton Oilers posted their rosters for the 2016 Rookie Camp and 2016 Young Stars Classic Tournament being held in Penticton, BC. As was...

September 12th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, News 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers have made plenty of newsworthy headlines to start September. The big story out of Edmonton was the professional tryout (PTO) signing of forward Kris Versteeg. Versteeg, 30, creates an interesting battle in training camp and has a legitimate shot at cracking the Oilers opening night roster; if he signs. The Oilers' former...

September 12th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

It has been an extremely long and interesting summer for both the Edmonton Oilers organization and their fans. While it has been yet another off-season of substantial change in the Alberta capital, the Oilers are once again a team with many unanswered questions heading into what the masses are hoping will be a year in which this club makes...

September 10th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers have officially signed forward Kris Versteeg to a professional tryout (PTO), creating an intriguing battle for third-line minutes for training camp. Versteeg has a real chance at making the Oilers opening night roster and the signing increases the pressure on Nail Yakupov, who has struggled throughout his career with the...

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