<br> Ethan Bear had a fine draft+1 season, and Oilers fans are looking forward to his signing at some point this offseason. A mild surprise hit yesterday, as Bear is not on the invite list for Canada’s World Junior Development roster?


Oilers announce 2016-17 schedule

  Embed from Getty Images   The Edmonton Oilers released their 2016-17 regular season schedule this morning. There are some games of note, some long road trips, back-to-backs and everything in between. Here’s what you need to know.


Top 10 Tuesday: Worst 2015/16 Oilers Moments

In last week’s Top 10 Tuesday we looked at the positives from the season that was and this week we’ll talk about the not so admirable Oilers moments of the past season. I think we put up with enough negativity by simply having to watch the Oilers try to play hockey, but I’m going to attempt to spin these moments into…


Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #6 Clayton Keller

Embed from Getty Images Clayton Keller enters the discussion as our sixth-ranked prospect for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Measuring in at 5’10” and 170 lbs, there are concerns that due to his size, Keller may have issues at the professional level. However it’s clear that his skill level is so high that he should be able…

Nation Network Prospect Profiles: #7 Mikhail Sergachyov

Embed from Getty Images Mikhail Sergachyov built a strong case as the draft’s best defenceman in his first year with the OHL’s Windsor Spitfires. The Russian defender, who was selected sixth overall in the CHL Import Draft last summer, checks in as the seventh-ranked prospect in our consensus rankings. The Spitfires played Sergachyov, an OHL rookie,…


Does Andrej Sekera need a right-shot partner?

One of the things that made Andrej Sekera attractive to the Oilers last summer—besides being the best defencemen on the free agent market—was versatility. He’s a two-way defencemen who does a little bit of everything and has experience playing both sides of the ice. Given that experience, should Edmonton plan to bump him to the…