September 25th, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

Jacob Trouba, one of the Winnipeg Jets' top young players, has made public his request to be traded out of Winnipeg and says he will not report to training camp. The market for a talented, young right-shot defenseman is large and there are many teams who will kick the tires on a deal with the Jets. TSN's Gary Lawless reports that many teams...

September 24th, 2016 In Bakersfield Condors, Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers opened training camp today and among the camp hopefuls are several players signed to professional tryouts with the organization. Among the field of hopefuls are NHL veterans Kris Versteeg and Eric Gryba. Versteeg played last season with the Carolina Hurricanes and scored 33 points in 63 games, while Gryba played with the Oilers...

September 23rd, 2016 In Bakersfield Condors, Edmonton Oilers 0 comments

If there is one Edmonton Oilers prospect looking for a mulligan from 2015-16, it's Anton Slepyshev. The 22-year-old Russian forward started the season with plenty of promise playing with Connor McDavid on the Oilers top line. From there, his year went into a tailspin and he found himself floundering in the AHL. In 2016-17 Slepyshev will be...

September 23rd, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Oilers Prospects 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers finished up the 2016 Young Stars and Rookie Tournament on Wednesday with a victory over the University of Alberta Golden Bears. It was a fantastic showing as the Oilers' rookies swept the week to come away victorious in all four games. Perhaps more impressive than the team victories, were the individual displays of talent and...

September 21st, 2016 In Edmonton Oilers, Prospects, Top Stories 0 comments

The Edmonton Oilers are poised to be a greatly improved team in the coming 2016-17 NHL season. Note the emphasis on "poised". In the off-season of 2016, General Manager Peter Chiarelli and his Hockey Operations department not only signed highly coveted free agent Milan Lucic, but they also made a monumental trade, dealing Taylor Hall to the...

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...

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