OILERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Oilers a Stanley Cup Dark Horse?

Trying not to put the carriage in front of the horse, but the Edmonton Oilers are heating up just at the right time and might be the team you don’t want to face in the playoffs. The Oilers are also 6-3-1 in their last 10 games (.650 win percentage) and are tied for second place in the Pacific Division with 89 points. During a recent four-game winning streak Edmonton outscored...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 hours ago

Oilers Postgame: Procrastination Pays Off!

Final Score: Oilers 7 – Avalanche 4 Being a University student, I am well aware of the procrastination method. It involves taking your sweet time to get started on the paper, and ultimately waiting until the final night before you even get started. After a frantic last ditch effort to get it all done, somehow, someway, the thing gets written. And sometimes, that paper turns out...
Via The Oilers Rig
12 hours ago

WATCH: POST-GAME RAW | Mark Letestu

Mark Letestu talks about the Oilers 7-4 win over the Avalanche.
Via Oilers TV
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Connor McDavid Is the Best Player in Hockey

Via FOX Sports
16 hours ago

Edmonton Oilers @ Colorado Avalanche

Via Copper & Blue
16 hours ago

Who is the Oilers MVP?

The Edmonton Oilers are poised to make the playoffs for the first time in 10 years. Their success this season could be attributed to coaching, trades and roster decisions, an improved defence and an overall team toughness. But there are perhaps two players who have played the biggest roles in the Oilers resurgence. Unless the teams’ MVP award can be shared, who deserves to take...
Via The Hockey Writers
22 hours ago

Anton Lander Heading to the KHL

This morning it was announced that Anton Lander will be heading to the KHL next season, agreeing to terms with Ak Bars. According to Aivis Kalnins, Lander will become “one of the highest paid KHL imports.” Lander has been lighting up the AHL since being demoted by the Oilers earlier this season. In 31 games he has 22 goals and 24 assists. Sadly, he hasn’t delivered much offensive...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

Big Future for Award Winner Ethan Bear

The Edmonton Oilers got a steal of a selection when they took Ethan Bear in the fifth round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft at #124 overall. A right-handed defenseman, Bear was drafted for his defensive awareness, but since then has taken giant offensive leaps forward for the WHL’s Seattle Thunderbirds. While he’s yet to see any action with the Oilers professional club, in 2015-16...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Oilers Postgame: Bowling Shoe Ugly

Final Score: Ducks 4 – Oilers 3 Now seriously, what the heck was that? Just brutal. For the first 20 minutes, the Oilers came out and played forceful and inspired hockey, working that excellent play into the production of 2 goals. If not for a less than stellar period for Cam Talbot, the Oilers, on the back of one helluva goal by McDavid, could have been up 1 or maybe even 2...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

Talbot makes 33 saves, Oilers blank Canucks 2-0

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Cam Talbot made 33 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and the Edmonton Oilers topped the Vancouver Canucks 2-0 on Saturday night. Connor McDavid and Mark Letestu scored for the Oilers, who have won three straight games. McDavid leads the NHL with 80 points. The Canucks have lost six straight.
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 3/17: On this date the Montreal Shamrocks won the Cup

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while looking for the gold at the end of the rainbow. Happy birthday to Danny Ainge, John Smiley, Tyrone Hill, Mia Hamm, Andrew Ference and Kyle Korver. On this date in 1900 the Montreal Shamrocks swept the Halifax Crescents...
Via Yardbarker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Network goes back to the 80s Oilers with re-air of “The Boys on the Bus”

There’s often a lot of excitement about new sports documentaries looking back at the past, but it should be noted that many excellent documentaries have already been done. NHL Network is showing off one of those past documentaries to what will likely be mostly a new audience, airing the 1987 documentary The Boys on the Bus Wednesday night (7:30 p.m. Eastern). The documentary went...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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