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Leon Draisaitl Signs 8-Year Contract With Oilers

Leon Draisaitl Signs 8-Year Contract With Oilers

August 16th, 2017 After some delay, the Edmonton Oilers have another top forward back with the team as they signed Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year extension worth an average salary of $8.5 million per year. The 21-year old native of Cologne, Germany recently completed his third National Hockey League (NHL)...
Oilers & Mike Green: What’s Taking So Long?

Oilers & Mike Green: What’s Taking So Long?

August 16th, 2017 In our continued look at some of the speculation or perhaps a more accurate description, "wish list" of many Edmonton Oilers fans, the third look into our "What's Taking So Long" series examines the potential of a Mike Green to Edmonton trade. This isn't a trade that's been widely speculated and...

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Oilers History: A Fans Perspective of August 9, 1988

It was the summer of 1988, I was in the midst of enjoying my summer holidays and playing sports with my friends on a daily basis. Be it soccer, baseball, tennis, football or a game of summer street hockey, we were all out and about and enjoying our time away from the classroom. Back then, it was a... August 9th, 2017

Oilers Top Prospects: Dylan Wells

Last month our contributors compiled the Edmonton Oilers' Top 10 Prospects list. This month we’ll be looking at each of those ten prospects in depth in reverse order. Dylan Wells ranked as the seventh best prospect in the Oilers' system ahead of Nick Ellis (8), Jujhar Khaira (9) and Stuart... August 9th, 2017

Oilers Top Prospects: Nick Ellis

Last month our contributors helped compile the Edmonton Oilers Top 10 Prospects list. This month we’ll be looking at each of those ten prospects in depth in reverse order. Goaltending prospect Nick Ellis ranked eighth on our list just ahead of Stuart Skinner. Ellis, 23, was a college free agent... August 5th, 2017

A Final Look at Benoit Pouliot

Benoit Pouliot’s tenure with the Edmonton Oilers can be compared to a roller coaster that slowly climbed the tracks until it reached the very top, and everything suddenly stopped. Thus began an epic free-fall down the slope. The buy out of his contract this offseason signalled the end of a... August 4th, 2017

Oilers and Franson: What’s Taking So Long?

Recently I wrote an article asking the question, what is taking the Oilers so long to work out a deal with Jaromir Jagr? It was a somewhat rhetorical question in that I'm well aware the Oilers as an organization may have determined they have no interest in an aging Jagr. So too, Jagr may have other... August 4th, 2017

Oilers Prospects at World Junior Summer Showcase

The 2017 World Junior Summer Showcase is well underway in Plymouth, Michigan and there are several Edmonton Oilers' prospects participating in the tournament. The tournament is taking place from July 28 to August 5. Four countries are participating in the tournament; Canada, Finland, Sweden and the... August 3rd, 2017