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Somewhere in Prague this weekend, Connor McDavid and his Edmonton Oilers teammates Taylor Hall and Cam Talbot will take a break from their IIHF world championships preparation to follow the NHL Draft Lottery. One year ago, it was McDavid that went first…Share Tweet
NHL.com Apr 28 (2 days ago)The two Canadian teams never to pick first overall will have their own special lucky charms for the upcoming NHL draft lottery. "We're sending hopefully what will be a lucky Irishman," Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving said of tea...Share Tweet
Sorry, but the Oilers might win the draft lottery. What happens if they do?thehockeynews.com Apr 26 (4 days ago)Welcome, everyone. Thanks for coming. Just walking through the door is a courageous first step. There’s coffee and donuts on the table in the corner. When you’re ready, sit with me in the circle. Everyone join hands. It’s time to discuss the real possib…Share Tweet
Prospect Need to Know: Quebec’s future finest is Maxime Comtoisthehockeynews.com Apr 26 (4 days ago)Finland is golden again thanks to the under-18s in North Dakota and all the international usual suspects came through at the tourney. Jesse Puljujarvi was huge, Clayton Keller took home MVP honors and Tyson Jost led the tourney in scoring. European scou…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 21BROOKLYN, NY – There are only five players in NHL history who have amassed more than 200 points in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Four of them played for the 1980s Edmonton Oilers’ machine. The other one is Jaromir Jagr, who notched No. 200 on Wednesday nigh…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: In search for defense, Oilers should target Dennis Widemanthehockeynews.com Apr 20Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli is expected to acquire some much-needed depth for his D-corps this summer. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman suggests Chiarelli should cast his eye south toward his club’s rival in Calgary. Appearing on Sportsnet 960 last …Share Tweet
McDavid has shown he’s captain material, and it’s clear Oilers feel the same waythehockeynews.com Apr 11Ahead of the season, the Edmonton Oilers stripped defenseman Andrew Ference of the captaincy in favor of naming four alternates. But following a season in which Ference, Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle all shared duty as the leaders o…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 10The Vancouver Canucks and Edmonton Oilers played their finals games on Saturday night, but there was just enough time left for Derek Dorsett to earn one of the most ridiculous game misconducts of the regular season. At 18:33 of the third period, Patrick…Share TweetNHL.com Apr 7EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers announced on Thursday that the club has signed college free-agent goaltender Nick Ellis to a two-year entry-level contract. The 22-year-old Ellis appeared in 36 games this season as a junior with Providence Coll...Share TweetNHL.com Apr 7EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Caleb Jones to a three-year entry level contract. The 18-year-old appeared in 72 games with Western Hockey League's Portland Winterhawks this season, posting 55 points (10 goals, 45 assist...Share TweetFor 42 years, the Edmonton Oilers have called Rexall Place home, but Wednesday night saw the team play their final game in the building that was formerly known as Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton Coliseum and Skyreach Centre. The past several seasons haven…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 3Edmonton Oilers coach Todd McLellan will not allow his team to coast into the offseason. That was the message he gave in a passionate speech to reporters after Edmonton lost 5-0 to the Calgary Flames on Saturday night – their last game to their rival at…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Apr 3The Edmonton Oilers lost 5-0 to the Calgary Flames on Saturday night in what was the final matchup of the Battle of Alberta at Rexall Place before they move into their new downtown arena in the fall. And Todd McLellan couldn’t have been steamed about it…Share Tweet
Getting to Know: former Oilers defenseman Charlie Huddythehockeynews.com Apr 3Status: Winnipeg Jets assistant coach. Former NHL defenseman from 1979-1997 for Edmonton, Los Angeles, Buffalo and St. Louis. Won five Stanley Cups as a member of the Edmonton Oilers. HT: 6-0 WT: 200 pounds DOB: June 2, 1959 In: Oshawa, Ont. First Hocke…Share Tweet
Flames leave Edmonton's Rexall Place on winning note with 5-0 shutout of OilersNHL.com Apr 3EDMONTON - Johnny Gaudreau and Mikael Backlund each scored twice and goalie Joni Ortio made 28 saves for the shutout as the Calgary Flames snapped a two-game losing skid with a 5-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Joe Colborne al...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Apr 1Maple Leafs winger Nazem Kadri is the first player this season to be fined twice for diving, and he managed to land both fines on the same day. The NHL announced Friday that Kadri, 25, has been fined a total of $5,000 for two separate diving infractions…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 1Say, is your head pounding from all the April Fools' Day “fun,” as every brand and every company pushes out their wacky pranks before issuing their inevitable apologies? The NHL is not immune to this chicanery. The Edmonton Oilers had a nice Twitter goo…Share TweetNHL.com Apr 1NEW YORK, N.Y. - Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri, Edmonton Oilers forward Nail Yakupov and Arizona Coyotes forward Martin Hanzal were all fined by the NHL on Friday for diving or embellishment in recent games. Kadri was fined US$5,000...Share Tweet
Elevated Plays Of The WeekMar 13Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including Hurricanes Alexander Semin's diving goal.
Sutter Leads Penguins Past OilersMar 12Brandon Sutter scored twice in the Penguins' 6-4 win over the Oilers.
Pulkkinen, Red Wings Down OilersMar 9Teemu Pulkkinen scored a goal and recorded an assist in the Red Wings' 5-2 win over the Oilers.
Canadiens Pick Up Petry For Pair Of PicksMar 2The Canadiens grabbed one of the last rental defensemen available in Jeff Petry from the Oilers for a pair of draft picks.