WWYDW: Right Wing

Jonathan Willis
July 13 2016 03:10PM


As of right now, Jordan Eberle is far-and-away the most established right wing on the Edmonton Oilers’ roster. The team has some interesting options behind him, but not a lot of proven NHL talent. In this week’s edition of What Would You Do Wednesday, we ask whether the current depth chart is good enough, and if not what options our readers would look at.

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The Oilers Sign Jesse Puljujarvi to an Entry Level Contract

July 13 2016 01:08PM


We all knew this was coming, but today the Oilers made it official. Jesse Puljujarvi has signed a three-year entry level contract. 

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Pitlick: "I'm Sick of Playing in the American League"

Jason Gregor
July 13 2016 11:15AM


Tyler Pitlick debuted in the Oilers organization on October 9th, 2011 in Texas, as a member of the Oklahoma City Barons. He had an assist in his second game, and tallied a goal and an assist the next night. It was a fantastic start, but his next 220 pro games have been filled with anger, frustration and pain.

In five pro seasons Pitlick has played 196 games in the AHL and 27 in the NHL, but he's missed 156 games due to injury. He's missed 61 NHL games and 95 in the AHL.

Injuries have been a major factor in his inability to become a regular NHLer, however, last September during Oilers training camp and preseason Pitlick, in his own words, laid an egg and was sent down.

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What Will We Get From the Monster? A Look At Jonas Gustavsson

Cat Silverman
July 13 2016 10:14AM

What's up, OilersNation? Emergency recall goalie Cat Silverman here, now on an OilersNation Standard Player Contract, to talk to you guys about Jonas Gustavsson a bit!

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The Second Defence Pairing

Jonathan Willis
July 12 2016 05:30PM


The Edmonton Oilers entered the summer of 2016 with several issues on the defensive side of the depth chart. Adam Larsson was deemed to be the solution to the right side of the team’s top pairing, but there are still questions regarding how the Oilers plan to approach some of the secondary issues with the back end.

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