Report: Oilers to trade Yakupov to Chicago?

Zach Laing
October 06 2016 11:08AM

According to Barstool Sports, the Oilers could be moving Nail Yakupov to the Chicago Blackhawks. 

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Robin Brownlee
October 06 2016 09:00AM


So, how do you think Connor McDavid spent the end of his first day as the captain of the Edmonton Oilers? Out on the town celebrating with friends or teammates? Doing interviews with various national media outlets? You’d think so, but no.

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Scott Zerr
October 06 2016 07:00AM


It’s a wild uncertainty when considering whether the Bakersfield Condors will be any better this season than they were a year ago.

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October 05 2016 06:48PM

Reto Berra is on waivers tonight, the Florida Panthers finding themselves with an embarrassment of riches in net as the season nears. For the Edmonton Oilers and Peter Chiarelli, it is an extreme opportunity to right a possible wrong of summer—and shore up an extremely important position.

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Hendricks injury creates concern and opportunity

Jason Gregor
October 05 2016 02:20PM

Another game, another injury.

Patrick Maroon, Oscar Klefbom, Kris Versteeg, Iiro Pakarinen, Brandon Davidson and now Matt Hendricks have been injured so far this preseason. Maroon only missed a week and he looked great last night scoring a goal and adding an assist. Klefbom was also only out a few days. Davidson and Versteeg still aren't skating, but they are listed as day-to-day. Pakarinen is out a month and Hendricks will be out weeks according to head coach Todd McLellan. It has not been a good start, injury-wise, for the Oilers.

Hendricks was a lock to be the fourth line left winger on opening night and he would have been the on the Oilers' first PK unit with Mark Letestu. His injury has opened the door for Anton Slepyshev and Tyler Pitlick to earn a spot on the roster, but it creates a hole on the PK unit.

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