It started with Benoit Pouliot missing Monday’s pre-season game due to illness and ended with Tyler Pitlick — Pouliot’s last minute replacement — potting a goal and an assist in a 4-2 Oilers victory over the Calgary Flames. Pitlick was named the game’s first star and showed signs of the Pitlick the Edmonton Oilers drafted in 2010 at #31 overall. Long Overdue Success...
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After pulling the trigger on a last-second deal with the Anaheim Ducks during the 2016 NHL Trade Deadline, general manager Peter Chiarelli was hoping he had found the proverbial “diamond in the rough” in landing Patrick Maroon. While he did pay what was deemed the going rate at the time, a bottom-tier prospect in blueliner Martin Garnet and a fourth-round selection in last summer’s...
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In the day and age of focus groups, it is pretty hard for a business to get something all that wrong. You can test out different ideas with people of all ages. It’s effective and makes for a better user experience. The Edmonton Oilers had apparently never heard of this concept as they unveiled their new mascot, Hunter. #Oilers fans, meet Hunter: our first-ever mascot! pic...
The only positive take you will see on the Oilers' terrifying, endearing, perfect new mascot.
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Three unanswered goals in the third propels the Oilers to a 4-2 victory in the first game played at Rogers Place. Tom Gazzola has more.
Watch the highlights of the first preseason game at Rogers Place as the Oilers top the Flames.
Anton Slepyshev talks with Oilers TV about how he felt in his first pre-season game.
If watching the Edmonton Oilers hasn't been horrifying enough for fans over the past handful of years, the team just unveiled a new mascot this week that should do the trick.The Oilers introduced Hunter, their first-ever mascot, on Monday. If you like creepy-as-hell cats that look like they're going to eat your soul and wash it down with a nice tall glass of your blood, you're in...
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The Edmonton Oilers camp is finally underway and while the likes of Connor McDavid, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Andrej Sekera and Leon Draisaitl have yet to arrive, the training camp lines have been reported. While nothing is set in stone, the lineups can give you an idea what the organization thinks about certain players. The players have been split into two teams: Team Blue and Team White...
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Jesse Puljujarvi has a chip on his shoulder and if his early performances in prospects tournaments are any indication, he’s going to be a menace out on the ice. Puljujarvi is always going to have something to prove in the NHL. After being passed over by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the draft, he is determined to be a one-man wrecking ball when he makes it into the NHL. There...
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