Oilers will name captain during training camp

After playing last season without a captain, the Oilers will name one during training camp next month, coach Todd McLellan confirmed Monday. The Oilers open camp September 22. "We'll select a captain at some point throughout training camp," ...
Via NHL.com
1 hour ago

Predicting the Future Impact of Patrick Maroon

On Feb. 29, 2016, the Edmonton Oilers traded for Patrick Maroon as management quietly made what looks like one of the better Oilers trades in recent history. Acquired from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for prospect Martin Gernat and a 2016 fourth-round pick, Maroon went from a team where he was a smaller fish in a big pond of forwards to an organization ready to give a gritty...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 hour ago

Connor Is Ready to Captain the Oilers in 2016-17

Throughout his incredibly short career to date, Connor McDavid has been shattering expectations. No matter his age or the level of hockey being played, McDavid has long outperformed his opponents, regularly leaving his teammates in awe of his raw, explosive skill. What is perhaps most daunting is the fact that, with the 2016-17 NHL season approaching, McDavid is just 19 years old...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 hours ago

Just Who Is Nick Ellis?

The Edmonton Oilers dipped into the NCAA pool for a couple of forwards in Patrick Russell and Drake Caggiula this past spring, but those two players weren’t the only college graduates to come to Edmonton. The Oilers elected to sign Providence College netminder Nick Ellis to an entry-level deal back in the spring. Ellis had to wait behind star Jon Gillies (yes, the Flames prospect...
Via The Oilers Rig
5 hours ago

Connor McDavid: 'I’m not some 18-year-old kid anymore'

Entering his second season in the NHL, Connor McDavid is once again facing enormous expectations which may even dwarf the ones he experienced last year. McDavid will turn 20 in January and is looking to prove himself after a 2015-16 season which saw him suffer a serious injury while still posting over a point-per-game pace with 47 points in 45 games. What does McDavid have to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Just Who Is Drake Caggiula?

Back in May, the Edmonton Oilers signed NCAA free agent Drake Caggiula (pronounced Cajula) to a 2-yeal deal. Caggiula attracted a lot of attention from NHL teams after helping to lead North Dakota to the NCAA championship this year. As many as nine teams may have been interested in signing him, but in the end he chose Edmonton citing that he wanted to be a part of the young Oilers...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

Oilers Sunday Night Links

As we approach the final stretch of August, it’s time to start taking a look at the roster and the possible training camp battles that lay ahead. The odds of another major move happening decrease everyday, and the group you see is likely the one you will get on October 12th. Training camp invites and low risk free agent signings are always possible, in fact I’d label them as...
Via The Oilers Rig
1 day ago

Some reasons to believe in Anton Lander

Some reasons to believe in Anton Lander.
Via Copper & Blue
3 days ago

WATCH: Hockey School | 2016 Wrap Up

Zack Kassian, Laurent Brossoit, Mark Letestu and Brandon Davison all made appearances at this year's Hockey School in St. Albert and Leduc. Presented by Rogers.
Via Oilers TV
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers rookies set to take on Golden Bears

Edmonton Oilers rookies will once again faceoff against the University of Alberta (U of A) Golden Bears in the annual match set for Wednesday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m. The Oilers hosted the Golden Bears at Rexall Place last year for the first ...
Via NHL.com
6 days ago

WATCH: 1-ON-1 | Davidson at Oilers Hockey School

Brandon Davidson talks with Oilers TV about his off-sesaon so far while visiting kids at the Oilers Hockey School in Leduc.
Via Oilers TV
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: COMMUNITY | EOCF Helps Feed Edmonton

The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation donated $185,074 to Edmonton's Food Bank Friday, August 5, 2016. This funding will be used to purchase a brand new five-tonne refrigerated delivery truck and protein-rich food for youth.
Via Oilers TV
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wayne Gretzky’s brother joins Oilers as assistant GM

Gretzky is coming back to Edmonton. No, not that one. Bob Mckenzie of TSN.ca tweeted that Keith Gretzky will be joining the Edmonton Oilers as assistant general manager in the near future. Just saw some Keith Gretzky to EDM as AGM rumors. It's my understanding he will, in fact, be joining EDM in that capacity in near future. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) August 2, 2016...
Via Puck Drunk Love
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Talbot thinks the Oilers are close to making the playoffs

Goaltender Cam Talbot is pretty confident in the Edmonton Oilers. “I don’t think we’re that far off from making the playoffs, to be honest with you,” Talbot told Sportsnet.ca. “I think one more piece [on defense] and we’ve got all the talent up front we’ve always had and added more talent via free agency and the draft. When you shore up the back end, which is what...
Via Puck Drunk Love
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers sign Puljujarvi to entry-level contract

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) The Edmonton Oilers have signed Jesse Puljujarvi, the fourth overall pick at the draft, to a three-year entry level contract. Puljujarvi joins a young Oilers core led by star center Connor McDavid. The 18-year-old forward spent last season with the Finish Elite League's Oulu Karpat, getting 28 points (13 goals, 15 assists) in 50 games. He also had nine...
Via Associated Press
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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