Oilers recall Tyler Pitlick

Jonathan Willis
November 30 2014 04:37PM

Tyler Pitlick

The Edmonton Oilers made a somewhat surprising decision on Sunday, bypassing recall candidates like Anton Lander and Iiro Pakarinen in order to bring up Tyler Pitlick.

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Oilers waive Joensuu, demote Marincin

Jonathan Willis
November 30 2014 10:36AM

Joensuu, Jesse

The Edmonton Oilers made a pair of minor-league assignments on Sunday, returning defenceman Martin Marincin to Oklahoma City and waiving right wing Jesse Joensuu for the purpose of assigning him to the minor leagues as well.

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Next Year Time

Jonathan Willis
November 29 2014 02:28PM

Craig MacTavish9

As anyone with even a passing interest in the Oilers knows, the team is pushing hard to try and improve its roster in the hopes of stemming the bleeding at all positions this season. Those efforts shouldn’t be mistaken as an attempt to save the 2014-15 season; the current campaign is irretrievable. Instead, any trade made will be made with the twin intention of stopping the bleeding this year and setting the team up for improvements in 2015-16.

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Edmonton Oilers defencemen whipping boy power rankings

Jonathan Willis
November 27 2014 10:43PM


Oilers fans are a diverse bunch, but they can agree on two things without any doubt:

  • They’ve suffered a lot lately.
  • When suffering, nothing feels better than irrationally scapegoating a defenceman.

With that in mind, we present the Oilers defencemen whipping boy power rankings!

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Ryan Garbutt to face hearing for knee-on-knee hit on Taylor Hall

Jonathan Willis
November 26 2014 01:48PM

Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt will have a hearing on Thursday to answer for a nasty knee-on-knee hit on Oilers' star Taylor Hall on Tuesday night.

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