Edmonton Oilers 2021-22 Season Preview Section

Looking for all the best Edmonton Oilers 2021-22 season preview content in one place? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. Below, you can find all the latest articles from our expert team of Oilers writers who want to get you prepared for the upcoming season.


Reilly Smith Jonathan Marchessault Patrick Kane

Oilers Will Outperform Golden Knights on Way to Division Title

The Edmonton Oilers have upgraded and the Vegas Golden Knights have moved sideways, but the Oilers will surprise and win the Pacific Division


Ken Holland, Dave Tippett

Oilers’ Tippett Preseason Focus Includes Special Teams and Bottom-6

Edmonton Oilers’ coach Dave Tippett speaks on what he’s looking for from his team heading into the final games of preseason.


Mike Smith Edmonton Oilers

Oilers’ Mike Smith Confident in Team Ahead of 2021-22 Season

Mike Smith comments on how the additions made this offseason will positively affect the Edmonton Oilers moving forward and into playoffs.


Connor McDavid Edmonton Oilers

Oilers’ 2021-22 Season May Include A More Vocal Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid has already shown he’s willing to call it like he sees it. It’s a hint that the NHL should be ready to listen.


Darnell Nurse Edmonton Oilers

Oilers 2021-22 Lineup Projections: Defense

Predicting the Edmonton Oilers defense pairings heading into the 2021-22 season after their offseason additions to their blueline.


Matthew Tkachuk, Mikko Koskinen

10 Oilers’ Must-Watch Games in 2021-22

The Edmonton Oilers are set to play a full 82-game schedule, and here are the top 10 must-watch games for the 2021-22 regular season.


Brendan Perlini Detroit Red Wings

Oilers: 4 Things You Didn’t Know About Brendan Perlini

From growing up in a small town in England, here are four things you might not know about Brendan Perlini.


Zach Hyman, Edmonton Oilers

Oilers’ Top 3 Fantasy Hockey Sleeper Options

The Edmonton Oilers have some very good sleeper picks that will fall deep into your drafts, make sure you are the one getting them.


Kailer Yamamoto Oilers

Oilers’ 3 Bold Predictions for the 2021-22 Season

With the 2021-22 NHL season on the horizon, it’s time to make some bold predictions of what lies ahead for the Edmonton Oilers.


Connor McDavid Edmonton Oilers

Oilers’ Top 5 Fantasy Hockey Options

A preview of the top 5 fantasy options from the Edmonton Oilers’ team and what stats and categories they cover the best.


Edmonton Oilers Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid Will Be Rocket Richard Trophy Front Runner This Season

Connor McDavid has a chance to add a new award to his collection this season: the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy.


Tyler Benson Vancouver Giants

Oilers’ Benson Showing He’s NHL-Ready

Tyler Benson has come out flying to start the 2021 training camp for the Edmonton Oilers. He has his sights set on a role with the team.


Alex Stalock Minnesota Wild

Oilers’ Goaltending Plans Affected by Stalock News

The Edmonton Oilers’ picture in net was flipped upside down by the news that Alex Stalock will be unable to play this season.


Colton Sceviour Pittsburgh Penguins

4 Things to Know About Oilers PTO Forward Colton Sceviour

Did you know that Colton Sceviour only has 110 penalty minutes over 500 NHL games? Find out more about the Edmonton Oilers’ PTO forward.


Kris Russell Oilers

10 Edmonton Oilers Player Milestones for 2021-22

As the Edmonton Oilers head into the 2021-22 season, there are many individual milestones you should keep an eye out for, here’s 10 for you.


Jesse Puljujarvi Connor McDavid Edmonton Oilers

Oilers Path to Success in 2021-22 Looks Like This

The Edmonton Oilers look for success through the young guns, Cup contention, and players performing to the team’s standard


Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Edmonton Oilers

Oilers 2021-22 Lineup Projections: Forwards

Projecting the Edmonton Oilers forward lines for the 2021-22 season ahead of training camp after a busy offseason.


Kailer Yamamoto Oilers

Kailer Yamamoto Deal Opens Up Interesting Options for the Oilers

Kailer Yamamoto signed a one-year, $1.175 million extension with the Oilers and it opens up some interesting options for the team.


Zack Kassian Edmonton Oilers

Oilers Have Plenty to Offer in Trades This Season

We take a look at possible players on the Edmonton Oilers that may find themselves in a different city by the end of the season.


Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl

Oilers Fans Could Get Long-Awaited Breakthrough in 2021-22

As the 2021-22 season gets underway in a month, Edmonton Oilers fans could be in line for a long-awaited breakthrough.


Zach Hyman, Edmonton Oilers

Oilers’ Zach Hyman: 4 Things You Didn’t Know About Edmonton’s Winger

Everybody knows Zach Hyman because of his time in Toronto, but here are some things you may not know about the Edmonton Oilers forward.


Kyle Turris Nashville Predators

3 Oilers Who Could Surprise This Season

While you know what to expect from the Edmonton Oilers’ stars, these guys may come out and surprise all of us this season.


Evan Bouchard Oilers

Oilers Could Have Two Most Dangerous Power Play Units In the NHL

The Edmonton Oilers may have the NHL’s best power play again this season. What’s scary is how good the second unit will be.


Edmonton Oilers Wayne Gretzky Philip Broberg Ken Holland

Oilers’ 3 Untouchable Prospects for 2021-22

A look at the 3 untouchable prospects in the Edmonton Oilers’ organization: Evan Bouchard, Philip Broberg, and Dylan Holloway.


Jesse Puljujarvi, Edmonton Oilers

Oilers’ Power Play Can Reach New Levels with Hyman & Puljujarvi

The Edmonton Oilers have owned the NHL’s best power play the last two seasons. Adding Hyman and Puljujarvi makes them more dangerous.


Mike Smith, Sam Gagner

Battle of Alberta Will Hold Extra Importance in 2021-22

When the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers get together in 2021-22, the games will hold an extra importance.


Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Edmonton Oilers

Oilers’ Nugent-Hopkins & Kassian Poised for Bounce-Back Seasons

The Oilers are looking to clinch a top spot in the Pacific division this season, and the team will be leaning on a pair of savvy veterans to have bounce back seasons to get there.


Cody Ceci Pittsburgh Penguins

Oilers Can Fill Larsson Void with Newcomer Ceci

The Oilers sign Cody Ceci in hopes to fill the void that Adam Larsson left when he joined the Seattle Kraken.


Duncan Keith Blackhawks

Oilers Get Blue Line Experience with Keith Addition

Duncan Keith brings tons of experience to the Edmonton Oilers in hopes to help them get over the hump in 2021-22.


Ivan Provorov, Jesse Puljujarvi

No Pressure on Puljujarvi to Explode for Oilers in 2021-22

Jesse Puljujarvi is in a contract year, but there isn’t immense pressure to explode offensively in 2021-22. Why?


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