September 18th, 2017With the puck dropping on the preseason today for the Edmonton Oilers — facing off with the rival Calgary Flames in split-squad games, one at each city — the roster appears mostly set for the team calling the Alberta capital home.
As it stands, based on the initial training-camp skates and...
September 18th, 2017Though his first year playing in North America didn’t go the way Jesse Puljujarvi had hoped, being forced to take the extra time to adjust to his new surroundings will likely serve both he and the Edmonton Oilers well in the not too distant future. You can bet on more growing pains during the...
From the moment the Boston Bruins announced the signing of David Pastrnak to a six-year/ $40 million deal, it was only a matter of time before the comparisons started to make the rounds on the recently inked eight-year/ $68 million pact of Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl. On the surface, it...September 15th, 2017
The Edmonton Oilers rookie camp was a pleasant surprise. It boasted an influx of intriguing talent and optimism for the future. What's even more encouraging is the Oilers' prospect pool. A once dry pipeline is now running strong with plenty of high-quality youth.
Kailer Yamamoto, Ethan Bear and...September 14th, 2017
As the season creeps closer and opportunities like the Young Stars Tournament and rookie camp close, fans are starting to get a glimpse at what the Edmonton Oilers main roster is going to look like. Only a few changes to the core are expected, but there is a bit of change thanks to injury and a...September 13th, 2017
With one game left against the MacEwan-NAIT All-Star team, the Edmonton Oilers rookie camp is nearing the end. The Oilers squad went 3-0 against the Calgary Flames, Vancouver Canucks, and Winnipeg Jets. With the Young Stars Classic tournament over, there are several key takeaways from this...September 12th, 2017
With the release of NHL 18 around the corner, some fans have gained early access and player ratings have made their way around for debate and amusement. Among the various ratings, the Edmonton Oilers look like one of the better teams in the game.
Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby are the...September 12th, 2017
From a boxcar statistics standpoint, it is next to impossible to have been disappointed with what Milan Lucic delivered during his first season with the Edmonton Oilers. While his lack of success at even strength was essentially canceled out by his surprising production on the power play, expecting...September 11th, 2017